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Associate Dean for Finance and Administration

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Position Information

Job Title Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
Department Office of the Dean, College of Medicine - 31000
Pay Grade 16
Job Category Administrative
Job Summary

Reports to the Dean, Quillen College of Medicine. Directs the financial and administrative matters for the College of Medicine and performs other related duties as assigned. Advises the Dean of Medicine on effective use of financial resources. Responsible for the development of operating budgets, capital outlay requests, and state appropriation requests. Has oversight of Human Resources, Facilities, as well as other College of Medicine functions as required to support the school’s mission. The Associate Dean for Finance and Administration is designated as the school’s Principal Business Officer (PBO) at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Business Affairs. Provides financial oversight for 100 million dollars. Works with the university administration on budget and policy development affecting College of Medicine and Family Medicine Residencies. Prepares information requests for the Board of Trustees of East Tennessee State University and The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). Directs the budget, contract negotiations, physical facilities, human resources, animal care facility, delivery service, long and short-term financial planning, and contract and grants administration for the College of Medicine. Serves on committees as requested. Represents the College of Medicine in meetings with the university, the East Tennessee State University Board of Trustees, THEC and other external agencies as required. Responsible for the preparation of the annual financial report to the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) and other specialized reports to the AAMC. Interprets and administers university and ETSU Board of Trustees policies and procedures to assure compliance. Assures compliance regarding university, state, federal requirements, guidelines and laws. Deals with other administrative issues as requested by the administration. The successful candidate will possess outstanding leadership and strategic planning skills, a broad institutional perspective, strong analytical ability as well as demonstrated success in planning, managing and stewardship of resources. The successful candidate will be expected to employ innovative and collaborative approaches to addressing current and future challenges facing the College of Medicine.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state budgetary and appropriation process. Knowledge of health care educational funding and financing. Ability to communicate with all levels of administration, faculty and staff.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in business or related field, CPA, and a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible business, budgetary and finance management experience. Experience in a medical environment is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a university medical setting preferred.


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS00068P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 06/22/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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