Job of the Week 9/20/13

This week we are highlighting an Administrative Associate I/S position with Pediatrics & Human Development in the College of Human Medicine (Posting #8412).  Reporting directly to the chairperson, responsibilities span the administration of the educational, research and clinical outreach missions of the department to support and facilitate the operations, sustainability and growth of the department. This position provides executive-level counsel to the chairperson regarding the development of strategic goals and financial planning, university policies and procedures, and compliance with regulatory agencies; assists the chair in developing new business opportunities, plans for faculty recruitment and retention, new programs and research collaborations; leads the implementation of the department’s strategic efforts; manages the administrative personnel and oversees the fiscal activities for the department; develops financial targets and operating indicators; creates and reconciles comprehensive and mission specific budgets; analyzes data and develops forecasting reports; negotiates contracts while developing and maintaining positive and effective relationships with partners and external agencies. This position is home-based on the East Lansing campus but requires frequent travel to Grand Rapids and Flint in order to assist the chairperson with building and coalescing a state-wide department.

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