Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Vice Chair of Administration (Senior Director of Administration). This individual will function as the chief non-physician executive in the Department of Medicine, the largest and most complex department within Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and charged with the development of a corporate style of operations that supports the tripartite mission of the School. In conjunction with the Chair of Medicine, The Vice Chair of Administration (Senior Director of Administration) is responsible for the financial and operational integrity of the department through the stewardship of institutional resources, the recruitment of a professional senior management team and the implementation of appropriate budget control, business planning and program/practice development strategies. Has direct oversight for the administrative and financial operations of 10 divisions, 3 centers, and one institute. The Vice Chair of Administration (Senior Director of Administration) reports directly to the Chair of Medicine, and may represent the Chair in various institutional forums including the New Jersey Medical School, University Hospital and the Rutgers's University at large.
Develops department financial policy including the annual budget process, investment strategies, internal financial reporting and audit controls.
Develops and leads an administrative and financial infrastructure for administrative support of the divisions, centers, and institutes within the Department of Medicine. Responsible for hiring and managing a senior management team responsible for administrative and financial operations including management of the Chair's office, clinical operations, clinical and basic research administration, program development, business planning, and facilities and IT support for each division, center, and institute within the department.
Recommends, implements and oversees faculty salary, production/performance and incentive systems under the direction of the chair and within institutional and state guidelines.
Oversees the development of standardized pre and post award grants management functions.
Develops an administrative infrastructure to support the central processes associated with the educational programs, such as the Medicine Residency Program, specialty fellowship programs, and fellow and resident recruitment, and other education related administrative support.
Oversees all of the non-clinical ambulatory patient operations and administrative responsibilities including the valuation of new practice opportunities and the reorganization of existing entities. Conducts business planning and negotiates agreements with outside agencies for ambulatory practice opportunities within the community and the State of New Jersey.
Along with the Vice Chair for Clinical Programs, serves as the principal resource for in-patient utilization management and cost control data interpretation and program development.
Serves as the departmental representative with the faculty practice organization (UPA) on all non-clinical issues related to professional fee billing and accounts receivable management, data system design/implementation, central plan staffing/performance and contracting.
Designs and oversees all department-based compliance efforts. Assists/advises the Chair on all faculty recruitment and performance issues.
Represents the department nationally through relevant professional organizations and other peer review activities.
Oversees the hiring, training and discipline of all administrative staff. Responsible for the supervision and evaluation of subordinate staff.
Ensures that the staff are trained and evaluated on knowledge of and adherence to compliance policies and procedures specific to their jobs.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Business or Hospital Administration, health services or a related field.
Must have seven (7) years of progressively more responsible experience in coordinating administrative and fiscal activities, expediting programs, formulating policies and assessing personnel in a healthcare environment.
At least five (5) years of experience in a management capacity required.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated success with medical staff relations, finance and operations in a complex organizational environment is required.
Outstanding human relations, communication and leadership skills, and the ability to function in a team environment are required.
Demonstrated knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment is necessary.
Direct experience in an academic healthcare setting and/or academic based group practice is preferred.
Membership/participation in a relevant professional organization is preferred.
Evidence of post-degree continuing professional education desirable.
Posting Number: 19ST3870
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 99392
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.