Senior Academic & Business Director

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
June 12, 2023
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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Senior Academic & Business Director Department HSC-Office of the Dean-Pharmacy-300901 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

The global vision of the College of Pharmacy is described in our motto “We make healthcare better”. Our motto reflects the increasing contribution to health that can be provided by doctors of pharmacy trained in the highly interprofessional and primary care environment present at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC). Our focus is on the patient. Making healthcare better crucially depends upon improved teamwork of a variety of healthcare professionals and improved access of patients. Doctors of pharmacy involved in disease and medication management make healthcare better by increasing safety, improving outcomes, and reducing costs.

Our motto also extends to the contributions that our faculty, postdoctoral associates, graduate students, and research staff make to the development of new and more effective therapies for the promotion of health and treatment of disease.

Position Overview

The College of Pharmacy Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Senior Academic & Business Director to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: Serves as a senior financial and administrative officer for the college. Participate in and support strategic long-term financial planning efforts to ensure financial resources are available to achieve academic objectives and goals. Prepare projections and business models as needed. Oversee all fiscal affairs of the college, including preparation, implementation and management of the operating and capital budgets. Oversee allocation of resources to meet college's mission and needs. Monitor cash flows and expenditure plans, fund management, and grants and contracts management. Develop and maintain monthly financial reports for all accounts of college, including monitoring the financial position against budget on a regular basis and communicate findings to the Dean, VP for Finance and Planning, department chairs, and department administrators. Consult with departmental administrators to clarify information and/or resolve issues associated with fiscal affairs. Work closely with the Dean, VP for Finance and Planning, and college's departments to develop principles and strategies for resource allocation and help execute the strategic plan(s) of the respective school. Respond to questions from external and internal sources concerning the budget and college's fiscal resource issues. Build strong working relationship between the Finance Office and college. Coordinate with the Finance Office and college on all financial activities, including faculty compensation and institutional cost allocations. Coordinate with Contract Administration Office regarding all contracts/agreements. Assist in developing responses and assuring compliance with external and internal audits, as well as monitoring expenditures in accordance with institutional fiscal policy and state fiscal rules, where applicable. Develop and maintain appropriate system of internal controls, as well as college's fiscal policies. Conduct and direct special projects. Represent college on numerous task forces. Supervise staff in college's business office as assigned. Work collaboratively with service departments such as Human Resources and Payroll to ensure college's business processes provide timely and efficient response to operational needs of the school. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Healthcare Administration from a four-year college or university and seven (7) years' experience in the same or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of budgeting practices.
  • Skill in Microsoft Office including Excel. Skill in Microsoft Windows navigation.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills, plan initiatives and communicate results to executives.
  • Ability to review business operations and make recommendations to improve and/or streamline processes.
  • Ability to perform detailed analysis, including reconciling and verifying data contained in accounting and financial reports.
  • Familiarity with revenue cycle operations
  • Understanding of accrual accounting
  • Ability to work collegially and effectively with others.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior, professionalism, interpersonal skills, leadership, and management abilities.
  • Exercise sound, independent judgment and initiative.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret financial reports and contracts. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to proactively develop collaborative working relationships with faculty, hospital, and UNTHSC leadership. The successful candidate should be persuasive yet respectful of others and should create an atmosphere that allows individuals to express their opinions and to discuss them before reaching decisions.
  • Executive management skills with demonstrated understanding of project management principles, time management, and organizational principles.
  • Proven capability to juggle multiple priorities; strong ability to delegate responsibility and to ensure timely follow-through with implementation.
  • Ability to effectively manage complex resource allocation issues. Must be able to translate complex resource allocation issues into lay terms and effectively articulate Institutional implications to a wide range of audiences and constituencies.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Demonstrated success in leading the development, management and communication of complex financial reports and budgets in a collaborative environment. Experience in academic health science center or higher education setting.

    Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    Monday to Friday

    Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Classification Title Sr Academic & Business Dir Physical Requirements

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    Posting Number S5217P

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