CHIEF DEPT ADMINISTRATOR, DEPT OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
May 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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CHIEF DEPT ADMINISTRATOR, DEPT OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
Orthopaedics

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Duke School of Medicine is seeking a Chief Departmental Administrator. Join our team to be part of our vision of developing a global standard of excellence today and develop the leaders of tomorrow in orthopaedics and rehabilitation research, education, and patient care. Our specialties care for all injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Subspecialty areas include: joint replacement/reconstruction, sports medicine, pediatric orthopaedics, foot, hand and upper extremity, spine, trauma, oncology, reconstructive microsurgery, and rehabilitation.

Occupational Summary

Provide overall administrative management and coordination of various business related functions including finance, budget, personnel, space and facilities planning, grant administration and policy interpretation in the School of Medicine.

Work Performed
  • Provide administrative direction and coordination in the formulation, interpretation and administration of current and long-range policies, procedures and programs within the School of Medicine.
  • Plan departmental budget needs by analyzing clinical program plans on a short and long term basis to include projecting possible levels of support from multiple sources of funding.
  • Determine fiscal requirements, make projections and prepare departmental budgets; monitor, verify and reconcile expenditure of budgeted funds; prepare financial statements reflecting status of programs and activities; ensure compliance with University policies and procedures.
  • Establish departmental schedules, task assignments manpower allocation, space and equipment to ensure conformance with commitments, goals and objectives.
  • Maintain liaison with all level of administration, faculty and outside organizations to coordinate departmental business, accomplish directives and facilitate the resolution of problems.
  • Coordinate the compilation and preparation of operational and financial reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • Direct and supervise departmental business office staff; manage personnel activities; provide advice and recommendations for divisional management. Assist in planning and coordination of construction, relocation and maintenance activities within the department.
  • Represent departmental chairman in meetings, conferences and other affairs of an administrative nature.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Preferred Skills and Competencies:
  • Proven innovation and initiative to anticipate, develop, and implement new procedures, practices, and processes
  • Adaptable to constantly changing work patters and business methods, to solve unusual and new concerns using means, which establish effective and efficient precedents.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations, identify and analyze problems and develop options and recommendations for solution.
  • Proven ability to develop, analyze and carry out project objectives and work well with others of a diverse nature in achieving organizational goals.
  • Proven ability to research, gather, synthesize and organize information to produce concise reports using various resources.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to take responsibility for assigned areas and to gain the confidence of faculty, leadership, colleagues, etc.
  • Excellent negotiation skills. Demonstrated counseling techniques with the ability to act as a facilitator, exercise diplomacy, tact, professionalism, responsiveness, a high degree of flexibility, and solve concerns between diverse individuals in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal as well as written and verbal communications kills to interact with a variety of personalities at all levels, exercising tact, sound judgement, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness.
  • Proven organizational, analytical and management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.

Durham is a vibrant, creative, and entrepreneurial community of 262,715. Durham occupies a prime location in the heart of North Carolina and is a nexus for learning, achievement, creativity, research and industry. Known as the City of Medicine, USA, healthcare is amajor industry including more than 300 medical and health- related companies and medical practices. The Research Triangle Park: A 7,000-acre Southeast Durham-based, special county research and production district encompasses more than 140 major research companies employing 39,000 people.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number
401416388

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1691 CHIEF DEPT ADMIN, SOM

Job Family Level
18

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

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.


Education

Work requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Hospital Administration, Accounting or a closely related field.

Experience

Work requires a minimum of ten years progressively responsible experience in administrative management, to include proficiency in budgeting, grants and contracts, personnel supervision and space and facilities management. A Master's degree in Business Administration, Hospital Administration, Accounting or a closely related field may substitute for two years of required experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

100366BR

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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