Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/01/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UC San Diego Health Sciences is a top ranking, future oriented organization. The Health Sciences academic enterprise is comprised of the School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Wertheim School of Public Health. These three professional schools, with a combined operating budget of $2 billion, are responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego. There are approximately 20 departments, 1,600 faculty, 800 students, and 1,000 residents and fellows between the three professional schools. Total research awards exceed $615 million. We offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. We are looking for top talent that possess the personal characteristics of integrity, strategic thinking, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork. The Office of Dean embraces and follows a progressive philosophy of career-path development for itsemployees.
The Executive Director for Health Sciences Academic Administration is the primary line officer with oversight accountability for multiple academic and administrative mission-critical business areas. Direct reports include the administrative functions of five units that are included within: Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs, Faculty Compensation, Academic Infrastructure, and the Academic Resource Center, a shared service for faculty, academics, physicians, and scholars in Health Sciences. The position is responsible for conceptualizing new ideas for business opportunities and developing a comprehensive business plan and implementation strategy. This is a highly visible, interactive, and inclusive position that requires direct and continuous interaction with leadership across all areas of the Health Sciences, as well as the Campus, Health, the University, and other organizations as required.
Participates with other higher-level managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. Makes decisions on operational matters and ensures achievement of objectives for a large college or operating unit with a direct impact on a major segment of the organization, or with significant multi-organizational or multi-institutional influence. Reviews and approves recommendations for operational planning and control. Erroneous decisions will have serious impact on the overall success of the department, division and / or the organization.
A Bachelor's degree in related area, plus eight (8) years of relevant experience; OR twelve (12) years of combined experience, education and training.
Excellent leadership abilities to oversee multiple functions or departments through subordinate managers.
Advanced knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll. Ability in analyzing and interpreting financial data and issues, recognizing potential impact, identifying alternative solutions, and making recommendations. In-depth knowledge of trends in academia, especially in areas of academic planning, human resource management, finance and administration
Excellent skills to work collaboratively and act persuasively in sensitive situations; skills in conflict management techniques. Strong political acumen skills and ability to apply in diverse, complex organization. Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential and/or privileged information and issues. Ability to interact diplomatically with diverse personalities and to exercise judgment and tact in interactions with leadership, faculty, staff, students, and the public. Ability to resolve conflicts with creativity and authority while maintaining a professional relationship
Skills in establishing and implementing customer service standards. Excellent ability to establish metrics for department and employee goals which measure effectiveness of contributions to efficient operations of department. Demonstrated ability to develop a wide range of qualified data as the basis for formulating recommendations to resolve issues.
Strong knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.
Advanced project management skills, including the capability to manage capital projects. Ability to identify, develop and prioritize objectives. Experience in business/financial management and new program development.
Thorough knowledge of administrative management theory and ability to translate this knowledge into practice. Strong leadership and management skills including developing objectives, policies and programs, budgeting, organizational m
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.