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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Administrator, Division of Digestive Diseases in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Division of Digestive Diseases, within the Department of Medicine at Emory University, has over 40 full-time academic faculty members and 70 non-faculty staff. Our faculty are leaders in clinical care, with a clinical practice that stretches across Emory Healthcare, Grady Health System, and the Atlanta VA Health System, and sees over 66,000 annual patient encounters and over $17M in revenue. The Division is dedicated to the academic missions, with two fellowship programs (18 total fellows) that train the next generation of physicians and researchers, and a research program comprised of nationally recognized faculty with funding from major agencies/institutions, including the National Institutes of Health and U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Reporting to the Director of the Division of Digestive Diseases, the Department of Medicine Executive Administrator for Clinical Affairs, and the Department of Medicine Executive Administrator for Academic Affairs, the Administrator provides overall administrative direction for the academic, clinical, research, education, and financial activities within the Division. This key leader ensures the administrative and financial stability of the Division. He/she works closely with the Division Director to develop comprehensive budgets for the Division’s University and Emory Healthcare enterprises, and he/she directs financial planning and analysis, faculty salary planning, faculty clinical deployment, human resources management, research and office space management, purchasing activities, and capital equipment procurement. This individual partners with the University’s research administrative shared services to manage a large and complex grant portfolio and negotiate new and renewal grants and contracts. He/she develops long-term and short-term strategic goals and objectives for the Division. He/she addresses human resources issues and is accountable for effectively managing employee performance and providing feedback on an ongoing basis. This individual serves as the primary administrative liaison for the Division with the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory Healthcare, Emory Medical Care Foundation, Grady Hospital, Veterans Administration Medical Center and other affiliates.


  • Plans, coordinates, and is responsible for major administrative and clinical activities including grants and contracts, budget planning, financial analysis, data processing operations, and human resources management for at least one department or major division with multiple locations and at least one health system partner (Ex. Emory Healthcare).

  • Serves as an autonomous leader with departmental decision-making authority, including overall budget development and leadership presentation and responsibility, including grant funding.

  • Works with departmental leadership to develop, administer and monitor the capital equipment, operations, and personnel budgets.

  • Develops plans to ensure that generated clinical revenues increase each year while limiting expenses.

  • Works with Department Chair to establish goals and objectives for the department(s); monitors progress towards their achievement.

  • Develops and implements various clinical and administrative programs to enhance employees' skills and to improve the effectiveness of existing clinical services.

  • Develops new programs to ensure the growth of the department and to meet the changing demands for new services.

  • Acts as a liaison between management and other schools/departments concerning clinical activities and issues.

  • Ensures required record-keeping is maintained.

  • Develops and implements formal training and development programs for staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required. Note: Administrators within the Basic Sciences oversee at least two Basic Science Departments with associated employee supervision.

  • Basic Science Administrators may have responsibility for multiple locations and/or School of Medicine academic affiliations (e.g. Georgia Tech).


  • Master's degree, preferably in business, finance, or related science field, and seven years of professional business or management experience which includes experience in a clinical or healthcare environment, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

  • Previous supervisory experience.


  • Master's degree in business, finance, administration or related field

  • Experience in an academic medical center setting with matrixed reporting relationships, shared services models, and research administration is highly preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and strong interpersonal skills are required.

  • Attention to detail and strong computer software skills are necessary to develop and present critical, confidential information.

  • Exceptional integrity, intelligence, maturity, and successful experience navigating complex organizational settings.

  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment, make sound judgments, handle confidential information, and be a creative, energetic problem solver.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 73110

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Medicine: Digestive Dis

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta