Final Filing Date: 6/29/2020, Interviews may be held at any time.
The Chief Administrative Officer (Admin Manager 1) is a high-level management position which reports to the Department Chair, works in concert with the Executive Assistant Dean (School of Medicine), and acts on behalf of the Chair on all issues to the extent allowed by University policy, UCDHS policy (compliance) and/or ACGME regulations. The CAO is directly responsible for all administrative and business operations of the department including administrative staff supervision, academic and staff personnel processes (including actions such as appointments, merit/promotion) and payroll, financial management of a wide variety of funding sources including state, net revenue, extramural and intramural research, contracts, gifts, space and equipment purchases. Responsible for all phases of planning including analysis, projection, development, implementation and management for strategic planning. Delegated authority to represent the Department in their negotiations and interactions with the School of Medicine, UCDMC, and University including accounting/purchasing, audit, Human Resources, Business Contracts, Sponsored Programs, and other offices as appropriate for Departmental and Center Affairs.
Several years of demonstrated leadership and management experience
Budgetary and financial experience, costing and variance analysis
Demonstrated successful track record of managing multiple complex projects, producing succinct deliverables
Proven written and verbal communication skills interacting with and motivating others effectively
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of University or Health system policies, procedures and systems
Demonstrated skills in project management principles and processes
Experience with Decision Support and financial analysis
Experience with Pre- and Post- Award Contracts and Grants management
Familiarity with School of Medicine Compensation Health plans, annual budget process, faculty salary structures and grant cost recovery
General knowledge and understanding of the Academic Personnel Manual, specifically relating to Academic Senate and Federation faculty appointments, reappointments, merits/promotions, appeals and rebuttals
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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