Senior Director of Strategy and Analytics

Location
California, United States
Posted
19 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2021
Ref
88023
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Stanford University School of Medicine was founded in 1858 with a mission to be a premier research-intensive medical school that improves health through leadership, diversity, and a collaborative approach to discovery and innovation in patient care, education, and research. 

With over 2,000 faculty, each providing a unique mix of research, education and patient care effort, organized in 29 different departments and 9 different institutes and centers, supported by over 3,500 staff, occupying 2.5M square feet of academic space in over 80 buildings, and collectively generating about $2.4b in revenues, the Stanford University School of Medicine is a truly complex organization.

Stanford Medicine is the single brand used for three related entities: Stanford University School of Medicine (SOM), Stanford Health Care (SHC), and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.  Stanford Medicine is led by a partnership among the Dean of the School of Medicine and Stanford’s two hospital CEOs.  Stanford Medicine’s mission is: “Through innovative discovery and the translation of new knowledge, we improve human health locally and globally.  We serve our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care.  We inspire and prepare the future leaders of science and medicine.”

Stanford University is seeking a Senior Director of Strategy and Analytics to provide strategic direction for the administrative and operations-related functions for a large department, multiple departments or programs within a school. Achieve research, and teaching, and clinical mission and goals through the management of staff and/or managerial staff. Partner with and/or influence faculty leadership on departmental affairs.

Duties include:

  • Direct staff and provide leadership to achieve goals and vision of the organization. Responsible for hiring and retaining staff, career coaching, personal development for direct reports and accountable for the performance of employees. 
  • May independently or in collaboration with human resources managers, direct faculty supervisors and managers in the interpretation and implementation of human resources policies, procedures and programs.
  • Independently initiate and create strategic plans for organization or program(s) managed. Make recommendations that may impact the unit's academic, research, and clinical capabilities. Identify and resolve strategic issues of substantial significance that affect the overall functioning beyond the immediate unit, consult and advise senior leadership. Oversee allocation of all resources. 
  • Manage the direction of internal academic and administrative policy development for programs and administrative operations. 
  • Oversee and/or manage the finances across all sources for the annual budget cycle, including developing, monitoring, analyzing forecasting and reporting to ensure the financial success of the organization.
  • Manage and coordinate grants and contracts for the department. Ensure compliance with institutional and external requirements.
  • Advise senior management on programmatic and policy development. May provide input to university leadership on institutional academic and administrative policies and guidelines. 

* - Other duties may also be assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated success in strategic leadership, planning and change management in complex environments; current in healthcare trends; experience in healthcare strategy consulting firm or internal strategy function highly preferred.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED): 

  • Bachelor's degree and seven years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management, or combination of education and relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory, planning and change management skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. Able to influence people, solve problems, troubleshoot, think creatively and resolve conflicts.
  • Advanced financial expertise in accounting budget planning, and financial forecasting.
  • Advanced expertise in grants and contract administration.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills Strong knowledge of industry standards and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Strong negotiation and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Advanced expertise in business and management computer applications and databases.
  • Subject matter expertise for area(s) of responsibility.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat.

*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors bases on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4133
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: M
  • Requisition ID: 88023

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