Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232188-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Dean, Director, Executive, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Management/Supervisory

Position Summary:

The Department of Radiology Administrator directs the overall administrative activities of the clinical, educational, research and service responsibilities of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Radiology with unique linkage to and responsibilities for the UW Medical Foundation physician group practice. This position provides executive leadership for the administrative and financial activities of the Department of Radiology's clinical, education service, research and community outreach missions. The position entails a high level of complexity that mandates a high degree of initiative and personal responsibility. The Department Administrator serves as a member of the Department of Radiology Executive Leadership, working closely with the Chair, Vice Chairs, and Section Chiefs to lead and direct the administrative activities of a robust academic department.

The Department has 10 subspecialty clinical Sections: Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Breast Imaging and Intervention, Cardiovascular Imaging, Community Radiology, Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention, Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pediatric Radiology, Thoracic Imaging, Interventional Radiology, and a collaboration with the Department of Neuroendovascular Intervention. The department consists of 115+ faculty, 25 fellows, 31 residents, 125 non-clinical staff. The annual revenue includes $148 million in patient care revenue, non-clinical revenue, and research awards.

The Department Administrator serves as the designee of and reports directly to the Department Chair and together are jointly responsible for the conduct and activity of the Department. In collaboration with the Vice Chairs and Section Chiefs, the position participates in and implements the strategic missions of the Department. The Department Administrator plans, directs, coordinates, controls, monitors, and evaluates all administrative and financial operations and activities of the Department's mission of clinical care, research, education and service.

The Department conducts its mission related activities in a wide range of locations and the Administrator will have a collaborative working relationship with multiple organizations. These organizations include, but are not limited to: UW School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (UWHC), UW Medical Foundation (UWMF), Veterans Administration Hospital (VA), UnityPoint Health - Meriter Hospital, UW Foundation, and regional hospitals and clinics. In addition, the Department has close working relationships with other University Schools and Departments, such as the Department of Medical Physics, the College of Engineering, UW Graduate School and the Waisman Center. The Department also collaborates with external research funding agencies (NIH, NSF, ACS, AHA) and translates innovation into clinical partnerships through research relationships with commercial entities and entrepreneurial spin-off companies.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's Degree Required. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in Business, Business Administration, Health Services Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, or significant related experience.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Ten or more years of progressively responsible professional experience with a record of significant accomplishments in managing complex organizations, departments, or programs, preferably in an academic medical center. A demonstrated understanding and recognition of the academic medical center's multiple missions of teaching, research, clinical and community service.

Ongoing position requirements:

- Maintains a deep knowledge of academic medicine and strategies for success.
- Guides, leads, motivates and assesses professional teams.
- Participates in strategic planning and leadership by presenting and implementing ideas and processes.
- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that is evident in all aspects of administrative decisions and practices.
- Participates fully as a member of the department Executive Team.
- Assess new issues quickly and makes wise decisions.

- Inspires confidence and creates trust.
- Clearly articulates information in oral and written communication.
- Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with a variety of stakeholders within the department, school, campus and outside of the institution.
- Articulates the importance of striving to be an anti-racist department.
- Demonstrates a genuine commitment to courteous, sincere, and sensitive service and a positive, caring, patient and tolerant attitude in all interactions.

- Demonstrated ability with best practices in finance/budgeting, clinical revenue generation, human resources, grants administration, IT, marketing/communications, personnel development/management and facilities.
- Proven negotiation skills.
- Ability to provide values-based leadership and to promote this in others.
- Works well under pressure, prioritize workload effectively and delegate responsibility as appropriate.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

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Heather Heimbecker
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Applications Open: Mar 30 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 28 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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