Vice Dean for Finance and Administration, School of Medicine

Employer
UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jan 06, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Vice Dean for Finance and Administration, School of Medicine

Serve as a senior advisor to the Dean of the UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine and to the UT Health San Antonio Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the financial and administrative functions of UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine. Responsible for the development and operation of an effective system of accounting and budgeting controls over all departments and units of UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine and for advising and making recommendations to the UT Health San Antonio President in determining overall objectives, policies and plans whenever administration, accounting and budgeting is involved.

 

Description of Duties

  • Serve as the Vice-Dean for Finance for UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine and represents the dean on administrative, business, and financial matters with affiliate hospitals and organizations.
  • Lead the financial and administrative functions of UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine providing strategic direction and goal setting for operational executives in areas such as finance, human resources, information services, planning, facilities and operations.
  • Ensure that cascading organizational objectives, policies, and programs foster operational efficiency, organizational development and improvement.
  • Provide overall financial and budgetary leadership recommending or approving the allocation of resources, optimizing strategic investments and fostering the financial health of UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine.
  • Directs the UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine’s budget policies and processes to ensure strategic and financial objectives are met, including the financial viability of the School of Medicine. Oversees departmental financial and production performance, including budget variances. Partners with School and departmental leadership to develop, monitor and implement performance improvement plans.
  • Serve as UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine’s principal business officer to the Association of Academic Health Centers and the Association of American Medical Colleges.
  • Assess finance, information technology, human resources, departmental operations, planning, construction and internal consulting for effectiveness in operations and identifying necessary policy changes to drive improvement.
  • Assists the Executive Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs with monitoring the financial and administrative functions of the UT Health Physician’s practice, including revenue cycle, managed care contracts, clinical operations, faculty productivity, and health IT.
  • Develop and negotiate financially related terms for contracts with the affiliated clinical partners and/or external entities as directed by the Dean. Work with the general counsel and other content experts in providing timely information for completion of contracts.
  • Serve as a member of senior leadership groups for all major decisions affecting UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine. Provide information and counsel to the executive leadership team on fiscal and administrative matters related to institution-wide planning, policies and procedures.
  • Oversee information and technology offerings to ensure the organization has quality information resources including business intelligence tools necessary to make decisions that support each department’s functions and mission.
  • Collaborate with associated health system partners and affiliates to ensure each of the organization’s primary clinical, research, education and community engagement missions.
  • Represent UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine at a number of high-level committees related to strategic interests, institutional governance and affiliate hospital and research partners.
  • Maintain awareness of political activities, current and proposed legislation, changing economic and demographic environment and overall business climate affecting UT Health San Antonio and relate this insight to the institution’s changing needs.
  • Exemplifies UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine’s core values, including integrity, respect, diversity, teamwork, creativity, and excellence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Required Education

  • Master’s degree in business, finance, health care administration or a strongly related discipline from an accredited university.
  • Licenses/Certifications
  • Certified public accountant (CPA) preferred.

 

Required Experience

At least five (5) years of involvement and successful track record of leadership in institutional operations, financial and budget administration, human resources, IT, facilities administration, and planning gained within a medical school, major research university, and academic medical center or faculty practice plan. 

 

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.