Hiring Range: Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience
JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Pharmacy, this position plans, develops, implements, and directs the daily functions of all departments/units in the College. Additional duties include providing financial strategies to enhance the financial and academic standing of the College; prioritizing, preparing, internally auditing, and supervising the allocation of an annual budget greater than $20 Million; overseeing personnel and all facets of departmental/unit business offices; managing financial transactions, endowments, and other foundation accounts; and maintaining an ongoing analysis of the proportionally growing capital needs of the College.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Administers and manages the College of Pharmacy budget for all departments/units. This includes state appropriations, grants and contracts, and special grant awards.
Advises and interprets all policies and procedures for the Dean of the College.
Reviews and updates the College's requirements, evaluates qualifications of aspirants, investigates past performance histories of applicants, and oversees the negotiation of contracts for professional services.
Solicits, processes, evaluates, and adjudicates research awards bestowed by the College; provides ongoing interactions with affiliated institutions; and liaisons with commercial entities and outside pharmaceutical agencies.
Settles all decisions involving the budgetary and day-to-day fiscal operations of the College of Pharmacy and all its departments/units.
Interprets policy for the College and the departmental/unit business managers.
Adjudicates disputes relating to budgetary matters within the College and all departments/units.
Answers, interprets, and adjudicates fiscal questions presented by the chairs of the departments/units.
Resolves disputes relating to personnel matters within the financial and business offices within departments/units, as necessary.
Peruses applications for employment and evaluates the qualifications of aspirants to positions of employment.
Examines staffing needs and the addition and/or deletion of positions.
Oversees various human resources issues within the College.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's D egree in Business, Finance, or Accounting. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)
EXPERIENCE: Seven (7) years of progressive experience in a university setting that includes administration, program management, or human resources responsibilities; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Supervisory experience is required .(CPA preferred).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including fundamental grammar and writing skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality on College financial and personnel matters.
Ability to work independently, to have initiative, creativity, and flexibility.
Ability to present to small and large groups.
Ability to be dependable, loyal, and committed to responsibilities.
Time management skills.
Broad knowledge and understanding of an academic health science center.
Advanced knowledge of and proficiency using Microsoft Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.