University of Louisville
The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky’s largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses seven of the university's 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County.
The University of Louisville pursues excellence and inclusiveness in its work to educate and serve its community through teaching diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in order to develop engaged citizens, leaders, and scholars, practicing and applying research, scholarship and creative activity, and providing engaged service and outreach that improve the quality of life for local and global communities.
The University is committed to achieving preeminence as a nationally recognized metropolitan research university.
The Executive Director for the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is responsible for oversight, administration and management of fiscal, clinical, academic and research functions which includes comprehensive financial activity, budget planning, reporting, comparison and analysis, forecasting, grants, contracts, human resources, clinical practice, facilities, regulatory compliance to support and sustain the department while working to identify opportunities to increase support and services to meet strategic initiatives. The Executive Director has significant input into the formulation of department and clinical policies and procedures based upon a demonstrated understanding of the department's function and role. In partnership with the Chair, develop and implement strategic plans and initiatives for the department. Work with the chair in the development and analysis of strategic planning initiatives including development of new programs, identification of funding opportunities and contract negotiation. Assist the chair with departmental leadership and serve as liaison with the practice plan executives. Provide administrative oversight of the departmental grants and contracts and maintain an inventory of the department's grant portfolio. Assist the chair with outreach development.
The incumbent will be responsible for communication with division heads, faculty, supervisors, managers, University leadership and outside counsel regarding financial or administrative issues. This position is responsible for administering, interpreting, explaining, creating, and implementing policies, rules, or regulations to insure financial and administrative objectives are met. This position will work with leadership to maximize staff efficiency, to execute change to ensure success of strategic needs initiated for the departmental, university and practice plan, and to minimize employee dissatisfaction and resistance to change. In this principal position, the Executive Director is responsible for mentoring and growing talent and building an environment to encourage teamwork and an environment in which people will choose to be motivated, contribute, engaged and happy. This position reports not only to the Department Chair, but also to the School of Medicine (SOM) Lead Fiscal Officer (SOM, Director of Finance and Administration) and the Associate Vice President for Health Affairs/CFO.
To apply please go to http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/jobs/currentopenings Job ID 34400. Please include a letter of interest and three professional references as one document with your resume.
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