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ASSOC DIR, IT
DCRI - Information Technology

Who We Are:
As the world's largest academic clinical research organization and part of the Duke University School of Medicine, the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) is known for conducting groundbreaking multinational clinical trials, managing major national patient registries, and performing landmark outcomes research. We are dedicated to advancing clinical research by promoting innovation, education, scientifically designed studies, and operationally efficient clinical trial conduct

Position Description The Associate Director, Enterprise Architecture & Innovation is a key role within the Duke Clinical Research Institute responsible for translating business strategy into IT strategy and enterprise architecture. The position will lead a team of enterprise architects involved with infrastructure, solution, and data enterprise architecture. Working closely with leaders and project teams, the Associate Director will coordinate the analysis and design solutions, ensuring fit by understanding the business requirements (what are we trying to accomplish), the technical requirements (how will we accomplish it), and the enterprise architecture. The Associate Director, Enterprise Architecture & Innovation will develop a framework that smoothly bridges the gaps between business architecture, system architecture, and technology architecture, and then apply that framework to improve the architecture of the enterprise through managed change. The Associate Director must remain up to date on emerging technologies and be able to identify and communicate the potential for improving business outcomes through the application of information technology. Position Responsibilities • Develop a deep understanding of the DCRI business model and goals to design a comprehensive architectural plan by aligning the business goals and the IT that supports the goal. • Set up and maintain an Enterprise IT Architecture Governance framework by building out a charter using The Open Group Architecture Framework standards or similar standards. • Chair the Architecture Review Board and participate as a member of the Strategic Advisory Board. • Coordinate work of DCRI IT, application groups, various busines groups and the various technical areas with a charter to review, assist and oversee in the design of all layers of the architecture, including application database, systems, infrastructure, statistical analysis, Informatics storage and network layers. • Forecast staff needs, coaching, motivating and developing team members. Mentor staff on proper use of DCRI architecture. • Work with multiple technical staff to develop a strong understanding of all current technologies and of emerging technologies that may be used to support DCRI initiatives and goals. • Contribute to the on-going development of technical strategies, technical roadmaps, and best practices to support business goals and achieve business excellence. • Use a structured methodology to evaluate, select, and identify gaps in architectural alternatives, encompassing underlying concepts, best practices, hardware, software, and tools. • Provide financial analysis,business case development, and justification for initiatives, performing financial analysis using cost/benefit analysis, return on investment, and other financial evaluation techniques. • Perform gap analysis assessments of strategies and existing operations to identify opportunities for alignment and improvement. • Evaluate and recommend business partners who can provide improved solutions and benefits to our enterprise. • Maintain the architecture knowledge base and other architecture artifacts, adhering to all documentation standards; adhere to all policies and procedures. • Rationalize key architectural decisions for reuse, redundancy, operational effectiveness, and cost effectiveness. • Coordinate work of project teams to ensure that individual project architecture components align with the direction of the enterprise architecture. • Analyze technology, industry, market trends, and determine their potential impact on the enterprise. • Provide input to resource planning, cost estimation, budget development, and cost control. • Develop and maintain enterprise architecture artifact, including standards, principles, strategies, and roadmaps. • Understand regulations from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Office of Inspector General, and other appropriate entities, to ensure that our IT initiatives stay in compliance with regulatory mandates. Training/Certification • Certification preferred, focused on underlying concepts, best practices, and tools (i.e., The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF). • Working knowledge of EA frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, etc#) is desirable • Demonstrated professional experience in preparing and presenting information effectively, clearly, and concisely, in written and spoken form to a wide-range of internal and external constituencies, including non-technical executives, officers, product or service vendors, and middle- managers • Strong demonstrated knowledge of one or more enterprise architecture domains (business architecture, application architecture, information architecture, or technology architecture) • Strong knowledge of system design tools and methodologies • Strong interpersonal, verbal, written, communication and presentation skills • Mastery of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project software • Proven ability to work at both a macro and micro view • Strong understanding of medical, life sciences, or pharmaceutical IT preferred • Proven ability as a systems thinker. Approaches problem solving from a wide-angle view and is effective at gathering wide ranges of input, but crystallizes common requirements and needs • Proven reputation as a true technologist. Maintains the ability to personally demonstrate core technology skills at a level necessary to effectively influence the organization

Requisition Number
401367486

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2429 ASSOC DIR, IT

Job Family Level
E

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 3/2/2018
Application Due: 3/22/2018
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