Director Management Operations II-Clinical

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

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Director Management Operations II-Clinical  
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McGovern Medical School  
Job Location
Houston, TX  
Job Summary
The Director, Management Operations serves as chief business officer in the Children's Learning Institute (CLI) in the Medical School's Department of Pediatrics. CLI consists of a $37M operating budget, 17 faculty positions, 5 A&P, 150 classified, 165 casuals, 9 predoc & postdoc students, statewide research programs, the Dan L. Duncan Children's Neurodevelopmental Clinic, The Autism Center at CLI, and numerous products and services improving the lives of preschool children.  
Additional Summary Specific to Job
Primary Responsibilities Include:
- Plans, implements, and controls operational, financial, administrative and philanthropic activities in the areas of education, research and clinical services. Prepares and interprets financial analyses to better support the department's mission.
- Designs and evaluates operational and financial models; prepares and implements business and strategic plans, and develops and maintains administrative infrastructure for efficient and financially sound operations. Identifies and develops entrepreneurial projects to fund research and/or teaching efforts in support of the Department and Medical School stated missions
- Develops, implements, and monitors budget for multiple funding sources and ensures budget compliance with grant, legislative or organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Assists with the evaluation and preparation of grant proposals and budgets, monitors compliance with grant restrictions/regulations, and ensures appropriate reporting to granting agencies.
- Ensures faculty, staff, students and fellows understand compliance regulations and rules.
- Manages departmental facilities, procurement activities, equipment purchases, and equipment inventory. Oversees construction and/or renovation projects.
- Serves as key liaison with other UTHealth areas such as the Sponsored Projects, Accounting, Purchasing, Human Resources, Legal Affairs, Compliance, other medical school departments and external entities such as other state and federal agencies and professional organizations (Texas Education Agency, Texas Workforce Commission, Legislative Budget Board, McKesson, Memorial Hermann Hospital).
- Acts as a designated responsible party for financial reporting. Ensures accounts are reconciled in a timely manner, and that the adequate separation of duties are established and maintained and that any contingent liabilities are identified and adequately communicated to the university's central financial reporting personnel. Has an affirmative role to ensure that financial information for the department reflects actual results of operations.
- Manages contracts for professional services, processing contractual agreements, invoicing and collection activities to ensure a positive margin. Ensure recovery of the full costs of services provided.
- Manages Human Resource functions in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
- Responsible for the design, execution and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded; financial information is reliable and compliant with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Serves on or leads various medical school, university or external professional committees. (CLI Executive Committee, CLI Space Committee, CLI Technology Committee, CLI Faculty Search Committee when applicable)
Organizational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Science, Business, Public Health Care Administration or related field with a minimum of seven years related experience preferably in an academic or healthcare administration setting. Advanced degree preferred.  
Departmental Requirements/Preferences
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience  
This position works with Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D.) students.
This position works with minors under the age of 18 years.
This position will be working in a laboratory or clinic
This position will use radiation sources
Pre Employment Conditions
Open to current UTHSC-H employees only?
Job Classification
FLSA Status
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This is a grant funded position
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