The Manager serves a critical role in the Office of Academic Affairs and Research Administration, exercising a high degree of independence, judgment and political acumen in managing his/her assigned projects. In this role, you will collaborate with the Vice President of Research, Executive Director of Academic Affairs, and the Executive Vice President (EVP) of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty on strategic organizational wide goals. You will serve as a strategic leader and representative of the Dean for existing and future projects and program initiatives across academics and the organization.
You will be responsible for managing a wide range of complex and highly sensitive strategic and operational project and duties in collaboration with Executive VP, Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty. Coordinates and translates initiatives and plans into action for EVP using critical discretion and judgement.
Additionally, your role and responsibilities will include:
Develops recommendations that involve subtle, sensitive, and sophisticated relationships considering divergent and often contradictory demands and reactions ensuring that projects and policies get completed in a timely manner.
In close collaboration with academic leaders, acts as project manager, advisor, and internal consultant by initiating, developing, and supporting new directions, long- and short-range plans, and innovative initiatives. Uses strategic goals as framework for all business plans, actions and decisions. Leads competitive analysis, environmental assessments, and scenario development in support of key multi-disciplinary academic committees and initiatives.
Represents the Dean in a variety of forums, including leading or participating in special projects, participating in medical center initiatives or planning processes, and responding to ad-hoc requests for assistance from the Dean's Office.
Prepares the Dean for certain meetings and events by summarizing and preparing responses, correspondence, and track action items to ensure responsiveness and closure.
Serves as the facilitator for the resolution and implementation of operational issues across multiple cross functional departments. Provides leadership in and fosters a culture for new practices or new technology that promotes efficiencies and improves systems or processes.
Compiles reports and presentations suitable and as requested for the Executive Team, Joint Venture Committees, Board presentations, and other external audiences.
Collaborates with organizational leadership and proactively problem solves ensuring adherence to state and federal laws and policies of the Medical Center.
Promotes multidisciplinary decision making, demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior. Assists in leadership development trainings for faculty, management, and executives across organization.
Acts as first point of contact within the Dean's office and responds to critical inquiries and manages and facilitates communication between the office and other members of Administration, faculty, staff, state and federal agencies, and others as needed or requested
Teamwork/Customer Relation Responsibilities:
Collaborates to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes.
Establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional team(s).
Responds timely, effectively and appropriately to deliverables.
Cultivates and maintains strong customer relationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups.
Ensures practices and procedures are inclusive of interpersonal and cultural diversity.
Identifies and responds appropriately to both internal and external customer needs utilizing available resources.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.