Business Partner Senior Specialist/UKHC

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Posting Details

Job TitleBusiness Partner Senior Specialist/UKHCRequisition NumberRE24788Working TitleDepartment NameH3998:EVPHA FinanceWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level13Salary Range$71,323-115,086/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This position requires standing, walking, and sitting for long periods of time. Must be able to push, pull, and lift objects up to 50 lbs. Occasional (<20% of the time) job-related travel.


Monday – Friday; 8am – 5pm.

Job Summary

UK Healthcare is seeking a Business Partner Senior Specialist to support the Business Partner Director, in order to deliver value and drive alignment for clinical and corporate-wide strategic imperatives. This role will coordinate, manage, and disseminate financial planning tools, calendars, and systems while driving to optimize existing practices and procedures. The Senior Specialist will also provide input for strategy development, prepare analysis for service lines and focus, and perform value-add analysis and reporting.

In addition, the Senior Specialist will analyze data to support operations and make strategic decisions, while providing business analysis on new products / services and help to create business cases and develops feasibility studies for new development.

Strong customer service skills is needed in this position, as the Specialist will proactively and regularly initiate contact with client group, and monitor UKHC and industry strategic plans, goals, objectives, etc. The Specialist will also work to develop recommendations to help clients reach goals and objectives.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Must demonstrate the ability to conduct and interpret qualitative/quantitative analysis of finances and operative data.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

CPA or MBA in Finance or Health Administration preferred. Membership in and designation from a professional society such as HFMA, ACHE and/or CPME is also preferred.

Deadline to Apply10/18/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience supporting a unit’s business needs.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your experience working with advanced spreadsheets, databases and decision support systems.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience working with healthcare and/or university data.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
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    Posted: 10/4/2020
    Application Due: 10/19/2020
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