Deputy Dean for Finance and Administration

New Haven, Connecticut
Aug 13, 2020
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Search for Deputy Dean for Finance and Administration


The Yale School of Medicine (YSM) seeks a strategic and experienced financial and administrative leader to serve as the next Deputy Dean for Finance and Administration. Reporting directly to the Dean of the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Nancy J. Brown, the Deputy Dean will hold a critical leadership role in YSM as it develops new strategies and initiatives to ensure its future as a renowned school of medicine and highly-ranked academic medical center dedicated to excellence in research, education, and clinical care.

With responsibility for non-academic functions within YSM, the Deputy Dean oversees finance, business operations, academic analytics, and important administrative details pertaining to management of all basic science and clinical departments. Working closely with administrators of the physician practice plan, research and clinical facilities, IT infrastructure, and other administrative functions, the Deputy Dean serves as a strategic partner to the dean in working collaboratively throughout YSM, the broader university, and Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS). 

Given the decentralized and matrixed environment within which YSM operates, the next Deputy Dean will assiduously and thoughtfully build and nurture productive relationships. As the key official overseeing YSM’s finances and budgets, the Deputy Dean will apply proven skill and deep knowledge in analyzing complex information which can then be clearly communicated to stakeholders across YSM, the university, and with partners at YNNHS. The Deputy Dean must bring strong financial acumen in developing a new funds flow models with YNHHS, furthering alignment between the two entities.  Building greater operational efficiency and effectiveness in areas such as IT, human resources, and facilities is a key deliverable as is setting performance standards of service excellence for all staff while also encouraging and contributing to YSM’s efforts to build a more diverse and inclusive community.

The successful Deputy Dean will be a forward-thinking and innovative leader who will proactively respond to and address the needs of today’s rapidly changing research, health care, and financial environments. The chosen candidate will be one who brings significant fiscal and administrative experience in complex academic medical settings; in-depth knowledge of the business of academic medicine; strong financial management skills; familiarity with management of sponsored research; and collaborative problem-solving abilities. The next Deputy Dean will have experience working with physician practice plans and clinical partners buoyed by excellent interpersonal and communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Yale School of Medicine has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. Patricia Hastie is leading this search with Kahn Lee.  Inquiries, nominations and applications should be directed in confidence to:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at [email protected], or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: [email protected].

Similar jobs

Similar jobs