Essential Functions: The Vice Dean, of Finance and Administration reports to the Dean of the School of Medicine and the Vice President of Health Affairs. They work closely with the Dean and senior leadership in planning, fiscal management, and policy development. Serves as the Principal Business Officer (PBO) to the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) and manages financial relationships with the College of Nursing and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.Essential Functions: Serves as the senior administrative and fiscal officer in the School of Medicine for financial matters, staffing/organizational oversight, policy development, and program evaluation. Oversees all fiscal and organizational affairs of the School of Medicine, which includes preparation and oversight of the medical school budget, monitoring cash flow and expenditure plans, staff recruiting and retention, funds management, and grants and contracts management. Directs the preparation of the Request Budget for the School and responds to questions from external and internal sources concerning the budget and School of Medicine fiscal resource issues. Develops principles and strategies for resource allocation within the School of Medicine.Provides leadership and structure to all administrative staff in the School. Provides timely communications to staff. Manages the administrative process for assigned staff including hiring, promotions, terminations, disciplinary procedures, and salary adjustments. Sets expectations & focus, assigns duties, delegates responsibilities, evaluates activities, prepares performance appraisals & professional development plans. Provides coaching, mentoring and teaching. Assists in developing responses and assuring compliance with external and internal audits, and monitoring of expenditures in accordance with State fiscal rules and University fiscal policy. Develops and maintains appropriate system of internal controls and School of Medicine fiscal policy. Coordinates financial and operational responses to LCME and AAMC questions and surveys. Through assigned staff, designs and implements business-focused policies/contracts, processes, and procedures that are in alignment with University strategies and objectives.Serves as the Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration for Health Affairs managing financial relationships with the College of Nursing and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Manages relationships with Wayne Health, Wayne Pediatrics, and Emergency Medicine groups. Prepares contracts with hires of these entities who have joint appointments. Manages Medicaid enhanced revenue contracts.Serves as a member of the dean's cabinet to set overall SOM direction.Serves as Treasurer of FMRE (dean's tax independent account).WORK CONTEXT:Job Reports to: Vice President/AVP/DeanLeadership Accountability:Develops policy and strategic plansSupervisory Accountability: Supervises through management personnelOrganizational Accountability:Manages departmentFinancial Accountability:Manages operating budgetCustomer Accountability:Interfaces with officials and executivesFreedom to Act:Operates with significant autonomy
Qualifications: Education: Master's degreeMaster's degree in public health administration, health care administration, business, accounting, finance or related fields required. Experience: Minimum 10 yearsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESAbility to lead all aspects of a large, complex, highly matrixed organization. Knowledge of leadership, management, and teamwork principles, and demonstrated ability to effectively apply principles to support and advance organizational objectives. Demonstrated ability for complex problem-solving, thoughtful streamlining of processes, leading people through change, and identifying most effective and efficient ways to serve the organization and its mission. Honor, integrity and purpose in personal and professional interactions. Excellent communications skills including the ability to present complex information, especially financial information, in a readily understandable format to a variety of audiences, including university leaders, faculty and staff. Organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize projects; plan and implement programs. Strong systems orientation and the ability to organize staff and their work effort. Accountability. Strong customer service orientation: views faculty, staff and students as customers; models and encourages this orientation among direct and indirect reports. Ability to build productive and trusting relationships with stakeholders throughout the University and clinical partners.Ability to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for faculty and staff, valuing gender equity and cultural diversity. Understanding of team building and skills at motivating individuals to perform in a team context; can communicate what needs to be accomplished; is inspirational and builds motivated, high-performing teams. Demonstrated ability to manage a budget and provide financial leadership of an organization. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with employees at all levels. Demonstrated ability to develop and successfully implement sound, repeatable business processes, with a strong focus on operational efficiency and effectiveness. Demonstrated ability to structure, implement, and manage to successful completion complex business projects. Knowledge of state and federal government associated programs.WORKING CONDITIONSPosition requires flexible work hours to respond to urgent needs of School and University.Typical office environment.
Internal Number: 76_208528
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.