Executive Director - Telehealth

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Lubbock, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time Deans & Directors

Job Description



Executive Director - Telehealth


Position Description

Provides leadership and direction in all aspects of administering multiple university branch campuses or major satellite locations. Meets ORP eligibility requirements. Plans, develops and implements strategies for generating resources and revenues. Has budget administrative oversight of overall operations of units. Reports to Vice President or above. Directs and supervises multiple Managing Directors.

Org Level 7

101041 - Telehealth Tech and Innovation Lbk

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


HSC - Lubbock


Telehealth Tech and Innovation Lbk

Major/Essential Functions

Reporting directly to the President, the Executive Director will be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining an organizational structure within the Institute to ensure TTUHSC's strategic objectives related to telehealth are achieved;

  • Developing a budget and business plan that will promote fiscal accountability and sustain Institute operations into the future;

  • Pursuing and managing external funding sources related to telehealth;

  • Collaborating with the TTUHSC community to set additional priorities and objectives related to telehealth;

  • Developing a university-wide action plan that outlines a specific set of achievable goals that will advance telehealth across our university community;

  • Developing metrics to measure and report progress made toward achieving telehealth objectives;

  • Collaborating with appropriate TTUHSC leaders to oversee successful development and implementation of excellent teaching and training programs in telehealth within academic programs, clinics, affiliated health systems, etc.;

  • Developing coaching strategies and forums to address issues specific to telehealth;

  • Providing oversight of TTUHSC's telehealth training center;

  • Serving as a subject-matter expert in telehealth trends, telehealth technology, and telehealth laws and regulations;

  • Assisting TTUHSC and its divisions in complying with federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to telehealth;

  • Participating in and providing routine updates to the President's Cabinet;

  • Serving as a key strategic advisor to the President on all matters related to telehealth;

  • Representing TTUHSC by attending and participating in conferences, workshops, and other educational activities related to telehealth;

  • Building partnerships and engaging with internal and external stakeholders to achieve telehealth objectives;

  • Collaborating with TTUHSC leaders to expand access to quality health care through advancements in telehealth;

  • Inspiring and guiding creation and adoption of telehealth best practices that can be used by clinical teams across TTUHSC;

  • Identifying new opportunities for the use of telehealth across local, regional, and national markets;

  • Collaborating with TTUHSC team members to promote and generate research in the area of telehealth, focusing on outcomes and efficacy;

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree required, terminal degree preferred. Nine years progressively responsible management experience required. Education beyond the master's level may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful candidates for the Executive Director position may possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • A doctorate degree in medicine (M.D or D.O.) or a terminal degree in a clinical discipline where telehealth is meaningful and relevant;

  • A minimum of ten years telemedicine-related experience, preferably at an institution of higher education;

  • Significant educational, professional, and life experiences that have prepared the candidate to effectively lead the Institute for Telehealth Technology and Innovation;

  • Extensive knowledge of telehealth, current trends and best practices;

  • Prior experience with building and implementing telehealth related education and training;

  • Subject matter expertise in federal and state laws and regulations related to telehealth;

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, operations, and develop policies and procedures related to telehealth;

  • Strong record of funding and publication in telehealth;

  • National reputation as an expert in telehealth;

  • Prior experience with community-based health care delivery systems and/or community-based programs and pilots, especially in rural areas with broadband issues and known health disparities among multicultural populations;

  • History of career advancement within higher education or health care management;

  • Demonstrated ability in developing and managing successful business models with extensive knowledge of the business and financial issues involved with telehealth;

  • Demonstrated ability in managing change throughout an organization;

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders;

  • Demonstrated ability to collect and analyze data to assess programs;

  • The ability to listen, persuade, show appreciation, and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams;

  • Excellent change management and conflict-resolution skills;

  • Demonstrated ability in building relationships of trust with groups or individuals with diverse backgrounds;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Expertise in strategic planning and assessment.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Professional/Personal Reference, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis


Pay Grade Minimum

Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum

Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Grant Funded?


Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Executive Administration



Travel Required

Up to 75%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Application Details

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