Director, Business Operations

Baylor College of Medicine
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a competent and reliable Director to lead the strategic direction for business operations within the Section of General Internal Medicine. This role directs multiple teams in geographically diverse locations around the Texas Medical Center. This individual is responsible for the clinical, educational, research, regulatory and financial well-being of the section through the direction of existing and recruitment of additional faculty, staff, and learners. The incumbent Director is critical to the current and long-term business success of the Section.

Job Duties
  • Directs the daily operation of a department or unit including, but not limited to, areas of human resources, compliance and financial management.
  • Manages multiple teams led by managers and supervisors, to include defining work responsibilities and prioritization, setting performance development plans and goals, and conducting annual performance evaluations.
  • Oversees financial management and accountability of multiple functions, to include budget administration, performing cost assessments, monitoring financial transactions, and financial reporting. Makes strategic decisions based on the financial data.
  • Develops staffing plans and productivity guidelines according to budget availability and department/unit needs.
  • Develops and implement successful strategies for revenue growth and expense control.
  • Negotiates and implement the human resources activities for the unit/department, including hiring, terminations, salary, and disciplinary actions.
  • Creates strategic partnerships to develop synergy between technology and business practices.
  • Formulates policies and guidelines for unit/department activities.
  • Leads the creation, identification, and analysis of metrics to improve business performance and drive business actions.
  • May oversee or originate pre-award and/or post-award related projects and tasks in support of department faculty members.
  • Directs special projects or programs.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree.
  • Seven years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A minimum of ten years of progressive leadership experience in a highly decentralized organization.
  • Proven record of accomplishments in creating well defined procedures and best practices to include compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Well versed in creating a consistent package for reporting and business impact.
  • Knowledge of SAP, EPIC, & SuccessFactors Executive presence, judgement, and positive personal track record in leading in a dynamic organization.
  • Dynamic and polished communication style and capability across all executive and management levels, displaying executive presence, savvy and collegiality.
  • The highest of personal integrity, honesty, business ethics and respect in dealing with people and organizations.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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