The associate chair for administration in the Department of Dermatology partners with the chair to develop a strategic vision to lead the department to stellar performance in all missions: clinical care, education, research and service and ensures departmental resource allocation in support of strategic priorities, with a focus on school and system alignment. Applications are due online by Feb. 13.
The associate chair of administration is a member of the senior management team of the Department of Dermatology and directs all non-medical activities for the department. In this role, the associate chair is a full-partner with the chair. The associate chair represents the chair in internal departmental activities and to the health care system and University at large.
The associate chair also serves as the departmental representative to a large number of other, external groups and individuals, including referring physicians, contract physicians and agencies, peer institutions, third-party payers, managed care companies, and vendors.
The chair and associate chair work together to set the goals of the department and to assure that the department’s mission is achieved. The position’s primary functions are
- financial planning, development, and management
- clinical and business operations management
- human resources management
- sponsored programs management
- planning and marketing
- governance leadership
The managers reporting directly to the associate chair are as follows: clinic manager administrative officer (HR, accounting).
The purpose of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Dermatology is to provide comprehensive dermatological clinical care, education, research, and public service. The clinical services provided by the Department of Dermatology, consistently rated as one of the best in the U.S., spanning a wide range of patient care services. Clinical services are currently provided at five sites with projected visits of 40,000 per year. The Department also provides high-quality educational programs to medical students, residents, fellows, dermatologists, and other health professionals throughout the state and nation. The department’s residency educational program is noted as one of the most competitive in the U.S.
Minimum qualifications of an advanced degree, Master’s or higher (or foreign degree equivalent), and no less than 5 to 7 years of management-level experience in the full range of administrative and financial functions of an academic department or research center in a higher education, research, or health care setting. Candidates with 7 to 10 years of directly comparable experience may substitute for the required advanced degree in which case a Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and the requisite experience is mandatory.
Interested individuals can apply online at UNC-Chapel Hill Employment Opportunities | Associate Chair for Administration (peopleadmin.com)