Responsible for oversight of campus business operations, campus parking, procurement and materiel management, risk management and insurance, the Controller’s Office, the Business and Finance strategic planning process, and act on behalf of Vice Chancellor in his/her absence.
Responsibilities: 1. Responsible for all campus business operations. 2. Responsible for Controller’s Office and functions. 3. Responsible for risk management and insurance functions. 4. Responsible for materiel management and procurement functions. 5. Responsible for Business and Finance strategic planning process. 6. Act on behalf of Vice Chancellor in his/her absence. 7. Perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s in Business, Public Administration, other related field, or Certification in Public Accounting (CPA).
Experience: 10 or more years of progressive business and financial management and leadership experience.
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General 1. General business acumen and vision to include: common sense, good judgment, negotiation skills, basic accounting, financial statement knowledge including accurate interpretation and analysis, and ability to anticipate and forecast programmatic needs of the business unit/college 2. Effective written and verbal communication skills 3. Advanced proficiency in analytic reasoning and strategic planning to formulate budgets and administrative policies and processes 4. Understanding of regulatory framework and internal controls (financial and compliance) and ability to apply them within the business unit/college 5. Ability to assess risk and problem solve by critically evaluating alternative courses of action and arriving at solutions that are best for both the business unit/college and UNMC as a whole 6. Understanding of human resource administration and related regulatory environment 7. Exhibits a style of participatory leadership and fosters a climate of respect and collegiality to include competency regarding: conflict management, supervision, mentoring, and team building 8. Working knowledge of related technological resources/software to include enterprise systems and the MS Office suite 9. Ability to counsel superiors regarding required alternative courses of action 10. Demonstrated ability to develop complex contracts
Clinical 1. Ability to collaborate and manage across multiple organizations 2. Advanced understanding of health care financial management concepts 3. Understanding of principles, methods and procedures of modern health care administration and organization, including linkage systems with other health organizations 4. Knowledge of principles of modern outpatient care service management and coordination 5. Awareness of applicable federal, and state laws, rules and regulations related to
clinical operations and professional fee billing 6. Knowledge of information systems, business processes and computer hardware/software, especially related to billing/collections for professional fees. 7. Administrative problems involved in the operation of clinic services
Research 1. Understanding of pre-award budget preparation and related regulations such as Medicare coverage analysis, coordination of IRB or IACUC protocols, justifications 2. Understanding of post-award administration including set-up process, reconciliation, regular review, progress reports and close-out process 3. Knowledge of and compliance with award-specific and relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations to include A-21 and A-133 requirements. 4. Understanding of strategic planning for research enterprise of division/department in collaboration with Chair or Division Chief 5. Ability to act as liaison with sponsors, subcontractors, and collaborators across the enterprise
Education 1. General understanding of academic program accreditation standards, academic services processes, and ability to interface effectively with information and reporting systems 2. Ability to interface effectively with student populations 3. Ability to interface effectively with faculty 4. General knowledge and awareness of educator and student rights and responsibilities
Internal Number: 2020-085
About University of Nebraska Medical Center
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond.
As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.
Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.