The Department Manager has the responsibility of overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine including financial management of approximately $6M annually in research grants/contracts and Divisional appropriations in excess of $1M. Oversees department grant applications, monitors awards and prepares progress reports and budget projections. This position oversees faculty personnel matters (both on campus and at affiliated hospitals) and directly supervises 2 administrative professionals. This position oversees academic activities of campus-based faculty as well as ensures that the Chair has all administrative needs met, and plays a leadership role in assisting the Chair with short and long-term strategic and fiscal planning. The Department Manager is also responsible for overseeing all department events and managing departmental facilities, including space related issues (space allocation, maintenance, security, and relocations). The department manager serves as a key resource for faculty and staff of the Department and collaborates with the Chair and senior faculty on strategic planning, initiatives, financial planning and fiscal control to effectively support department teaching and research.
Required: BA degree required or equivalent of education and experience
Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience, including financial forecasting and supervisory experience
Experience in sponsored projects administration required
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with personnel at all organizational levels
Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills
Ability to work under pressure in a deadline oriented environment
Ability to satisfy divergent interests; work independently and as a strong team member when needed
Effective communication skills â“ both oral and written â“ to elicit and communicate information, to analyze and negotiate complex issues and to prepare/present clear, informative and concise information to relevant groups
Strong computer skills with demonstrated knowledge of computerized financial analysis and database management
Criminal background and education check required.
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