Reporting to the Director, Project Management, the Assistant Director is responsible for the development of the Project Management Office and management of the CUIMC project portfolio. The candidate must demonstrate experience in creating goals and objectives of PMO programs to meet the strategic objectives of CUIMC. The Assistant Director will build consensus across CUIMC to align the project programs of IT and Operations and ensure projects are in alignment with leadership directives.
Assist and advise members of the Office of the CMIO and the Office of the CIO in the identification of new projects, resource allocation and risk management 20%
Anticipate CUIMC needs and formulate solutions 15%
Mentor project managers to follow PMO guidelines and tools 15%
Approve and prioritize projects for CUIMC for Columbia-specific and tri-institutional projects 10%
Perform project tasks independently, and direct the efforts of others 10%
Represent the strategic goals of CUIMC IT when collaborating with the PMO for WCM and NYP on all tripartite/Epic related processes related to projects (including contracts, BAA, execution of approval, and sub-department functions throughout CUIMC for the Epic project and Epic-related projects) 10%
Develop status reports and response to internal audits under the guidance of Columbia chief executives 10%
Budget management 5%
Other duties as assigned 5%
Requires a bachelor's degree plus 5 years related experience. Master's degree preferred.
Experience with project management methodologies
Successful implementation of enterprise-wide projects that include elements of operations and information technology
Manage own personal and professional development; seeks opportunities for professional growth and expansion of skills and experience
Demonstrated ability to manage ambiguity and competing priorities
Knowledge of physician practice workflow and/or revenue cycle processes.
The ability to understand practice management and information system concepts and leverage those concepts to solve complex problems.
Excellent communication skills, teamwork and the ability to enlist others to fully participate in projects with collaboration across the university
Experience interacting with all levels of faculty, management and staff; must possess strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral skills.
Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and diplomacy at all times.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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