Executive Director - 25820 University Staff

University of Colorado | CU Denver

Business School

Executive Director of Health Administration)

Position #00795457 – Requisition #25820

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
    Anschutz Campus – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons. Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons. Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Business School has an opening for a full time University Staff (unclassified) Executive Director of Health Administration position.

The University of Colorado Denver is the state's premier public urban research university and equity-serving institution. Globally connected and locally invested, CU Denver partners with future-focused learners and communities to design accessible, relevant, transformative educational experiences for every stage of life and career. Across eight schools and colleges in the heart of downtown Denver, our leading faculty inspires and works alongside students to solve complex challenges through boundary-breaking innovation and impactful research and creative work. As part of the state's largest university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with 2,000 employees and annual economic impact of more than $800 million. For more information, visit www.ucdenver.edu

Nature of Work

The Executive Director is responsible for successful leadership and operational excellence of the Health Administration Program at CU Denver Business School. Responsibilities include strategic planning, fundraising, providing input on curriculum, assisting with recruitment and placement of graduates and managing staff.

A major part of this position is developing and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders who support Health Administration students, graduates and the Health Administration Research Consortium, managing and leading a vibrant advisory board, integrating key industry trends and advancing the Health Administration Program to a level of national distinction, including creating a formal Center. The Executive Director needs to work directly with healthcare companies, executives, alumni, and students to complete a feedback loop of program enhancements and strategic additions.

Supervision Received
    Reports to the Dean of the Business School

Supervision Exercised
    Leads and directs the Health Administration staff

Examples of Work Performed
    Assist in developing and executing short and long-term student recruitment strategies for the program. Develop and manage annual program budgets, and adhere to policies and practices relevant to Foundation accounts. Advise Health Administration students as needed. Provide leadership for curriculum innovation and management. Direct the creation of all program marketing and respond to all community inquiries. Provide leadership for the creation of a new Center for Health Administration Cultivate partnerships with industry associations, industry professionals, and companies. Regularly attend regional, national and global industry association meetings to promote and provide information regarding Health Administration programs and the Health Administration Research Consortium. Develop relationships with recruiters and hiring managers to generate fellowship and permanent employment opportunities. Work closely with the Business School Development Officer to prospect, solicit and steward financial support from companies, organizations and alumni. Oversee the selection of scholarship recipients. Lead all processes necessary for maintaining CAHME accreditation Develop revenue generating events such as continuing education classes and industry symposiums. Nurture and manage an advisory board for providing guidance, student mentoring, and financial support. Teach up to two classes per year.

​​​​​​​​​​​​Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or the hiring range) for this position has been established at $110,000 to $140,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

This appointment has an end date of July 2025.

Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected]​.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. ​​​​​​​

Minimum Qualifications
    Master's degree At least 10 years of healthcare industry experience, including at least 5 years of which is significant healthcare leadership experience. Extensive involvement with a university as a lecturer, student mentor, or advisor. Involvement in a Board or other service that participates in philanthropic activity.

Preferred Requirements
    15 years of healthcare industry experience Terminal degree Experience performing as a full- or part-time instructor. Experience in fundraising. Experience managing an advisory board.

​​​​​Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Ability to provide vision, develop strategy, and motivate and manage a team. Must be sensitive to cultural, political, and geographical differences and work well with administration, faculty, and students. Must have the capability and flexibility to adjust to changing work schedule requirements. Strong network and affiliation with healthcare industry leaders and associations. Strong knowledge of the healthcare industry and academic and governmental communities.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) 4. Compelling statement of support for diversity, equity and inclusion. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Review of applications will begin May 13, 2022., and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Executive

Primary Location: Denver Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 30055 - Business School

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 29, 2022

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Connie Amen Posting Contact Email: [email protected] Position Number: 00795457

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