The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases is seeking a
dynamic leader with a passion for building a unique program as
their inaugural Executive Director. Affiliated with UF Health, the
Institute is home to scientists and clinicians that work on
neurological disorders by conducting research and leading-edge
treatments that are transforming patient care. With almost
$69,000,000 in NIH funding, over 22,000 annual patient visits, and
numerous prestigious faculty, this is an incredible opportunity to
bring leadership, vision, and branding to the Norman Fixel
Institute as they position themselves to become a household name in
their fields of expertise.
Reporting to the Director, Dr. Michael Okun, the Executive Director
will be in charge of setting a strategic vision for strengthening
the Institute’s relationship with external and internal audiences
through comprehensive engagement, stewardship, special events, and
other programs. The Executive Director will also oversee strategic
components of donor and alumni engagement throughout the lifecycle
of a gift and determine the best strategies to provide an
exceptional experience for donors, prospects, and alumni.
The Norman Fixel Institute is looking for a proven, passionate
leader to provide direction and vision for its continued growth and
success due to their groundbreaking research and their focus on
patient care. This leader will play an integral role in delivering
on the Institute’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the
lives of those people with complex neurological disorders through
interdisciplinary care, research, and teaching.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and
Master's degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant
experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and eight
years of relevant experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- The ideal qualifications are to be a MBA, MD, and/or PhD
administrative leader with department or executive experience
preferably within an academic medical center and/or a major
- Have had positive, sustained impact in complex environments
where collaboration and influence management were critical to
- Have extensive experience and knowledge in strategic resource
analysis and financial/budget management. Strong analytical skills
and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational
- Be an effective communicator, with strong oral and written
- Have a proven ability to cultivate and maintain strong working
relationships with internal and external leaders and
- Have a highly collaborative management style.
If you are interested in learning more about this exciting
opportunity, please contact Lauren Glaccum with Korn Ferry at (229)
289-1050 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is open until filled. Application review will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Health Assessment Required: