University of Connecticut Health Center - UCONN in Connecticut

Date Posted August 14, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time


Directs and manages the Office of Academic Affairs administrative and financial related activities including serving as the Department’s Business Manager, developing and supervising programs for the maximum utilization of services. The position has considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment in a wide variety of circumstances


General Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare management, education or other closely related field. Four (4) years’ related administrative experience in administration, with at least two (2) years of the experience at a supervisory level.

Substitutions Allowed:

A Master’s degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the general experience.

Interested applicants should apply at, search no. 2015-085. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to Joyce L. Smith, Director of Employment Services, at

UConn Health is an Affirmative Action/EEO employer, M/F/V/PWD


Reports directly to the Senior Associate Dean for Education.


Provide direct and on-going guidance and direction to subordinates assigned.


Administrative Management: Assist the Department Head in the establishment goals, objectives by participation in the strategic planning initiatives (short and long term). Oversees the planning and coordination of a variety of trainings, meetings, educational events and conferences.

Develops and administers policies and procedures consistent with pertinent laws and regulations and monitors compliance. Responsible for oversight of all staff, financial, programmatic, space, committees, external and internal liaisons, and is responsible for the continuum of education across UME, GME, and CME supporting all learners, staff, and faculty in all educational endeavors.

Human Resources: Recruit, hire and train staff, develops goals and objectives for staff and evaluate staff. Serve as the primary contact for Human Resources issues (hiring, firing; assignment of staff duties, staff counseling and evaluation; workers’ compensation, intermediary between faculty and staff, etc).

Financial Management: Assists in the budget development and manages the Center’s budgets (all accounts) in a cost efficient and fiscally responsible manner. Ensures compliance with UCHC financial policies and procedures; prepares non-standard financial reports and analyzes data for decision-making purposes.

Other: Craft executive summaries and power point presentations on data, reports and research. Create surveys on a variety of subjects of using survey monkey and other tools.          Write first drafts of speeches for the Senior Associate Dean for Education. Communicate latest opportunities, events and policies out to all education faculty and SOM Paid Faculty. Create invitations, brochures and other presentations for a wide range of communications to the faculty, staff and students. Write and produce a variety of videos for the department. Prepare and publish the State of Education

Performs other related duties.


Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices office management, information systems and project management; knowledge of research and design methodologies; comprehensive knowledge of statutory or regulatory provisions relevant to higher education, healthcare and grants; knowledge of Health Center’s policies, procedures, practices and interrelationships; knowledge of the purposes, plans, objectives and programs of the University; accounting and budgetary skills; excellent communications (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; considerable computer skills; organizational skills; supervisory ability; analytical capabilities required for complex problem-solving responsibilities.

Preferred Experience:

Experience working with students.

Special Requirements:

Experience using the Microsoft Office Suite.

Travel may be required.