Employees in this position are responsible for managing the day-to-day administrative operations of a clinical department. Persons in this position must exercise a high degree of initiative and independent judgment, and should have a general knowledge of Health Sciences Center policies and procedures as they relate to department financial management and personnel administration.
Provide direct supervision to department staff personnel. Work is performed under usual office conditions; deadlines, meetings and maybe some travel. Additionally, work requires considerable contact and coordination with HSC administrative officials, administrative personnel of other departments and units, granting agencies, other institutions, and government organizations.
Ability to organize complex work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of the organizational policies an objectives. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prepare and present professional presentations/lectures and written materials.
Knowledge, skills, and ability to manage operations of the department.
Bachelor's degree in health care administration or business-related area. Two years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience. Working knowledge of the principles and fundamentals relating to budgeting, accounting, recordkeeping, and business writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; knowledge of general administrative procedures that apply to functions such as personnel, payroll, and purchasing; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to exercise judgment in unusual or new situations, and able to exercise discretion when processing confidential material.
Texas Tech University