Assistant Administrator

Connecticut, United States
22 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

Reporting to the Division Administrator for HVC, the Assistant Administrator supports the operations management of three clinical divisions in Surgery. This role will also assist with the creation and/or revision of clinical, financial, and research-related administrative processes. Assist with data and report generation regarding patient experience, divisional operational performance, and financial performance in preparation for meetings attended by the Division Administrator and/or faculty.

Additional responsibilities for this position include;

  1. Manages operational performance in relation to the department, Yale Medicine practice standards and patient experience, taking action as needed.
  2. Manages expenses for the divisions, assuring fiscal responsibility.
  3. Partners with the Division Administrator and business office to ensure financial allocations and reporting are accurate.
  4. Collaborates in developing budgets for operational expenses. Responsible for C&T hiring, performance management and daily workflow optimization.
  5. Daily office operations; including technological, office and clinic space issue resolution.

Essential Duties

  1. Performs a variety of activities related to managing the daily operations of a unit including human resources planning, information technology, financial reporting, facility planning, research support, and compliance among other functions for a unit.
  2. Administers the administrative and fiscal activities of the assigned unit; serves as liaison between the assigned unit and other University administrative offices.
  3. Assigns administrative support to various functions of the unit; monitors activities of staff to ensure timely completion of assigned work.
  4. Prepares and monitors budgets, financial forecasts, and financial analyses and the actual vs. budgeted performance.
  5. Plans the use of facilities in the assigned department including office space, work stations, equipment, technology needs, inventory, and office supplies.
  6. Plans and facilitates training sessions for the department when new policies or practices are adopted.
  7. Ensures compliance with University and federal health and safety regulations as they apply to the unit.
  8. Initiates, plans and develops administrative policies for the assigned unit.
  9. Contributes to long-range administrative planning for the assigned unit.
  10. Implements University and departmental policies as they pertain to the administrative function of the unit.
  11. Supervises and leads staff.
  12. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and four years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Project management, administrative and accounting skills, including a familiarity with databases and spreadsheets.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Well-developed  organizational and written and oral communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to address the needs of individuals at all levels throughout the University.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to manage resources effectively, measure and monitor progress, redirect efforts and proactively anticipate changes in the business environment

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Supervisory and management skills with the ability to manage staff time and performance on a day-to-day basis.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Proficient with Microsoft office and outlook and a familiarity with Visio.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Familiarity with Workday HR and financial functions.

Drug Screen

Health Screening

Background Check Requirements

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Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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