The Finance and Operations Manager serves as the operations manager for the Department of Neurology, a large and diverse department in the School of Medicine. As a member of the department's executive team, the Finance and Operations Manager is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the following management and business administration functions: clinical research; basic research; pre- and post-award management; academic and staff personnel and payroll; program planning; business development; space, equipment and facilities.REQUIRED--Leadership skills to establish a clear vision for excellence and provide direction to staff.--Management skills to oversee daily operations of a large and complex academic department. This includes the ability to evaluate and makenecessary changes in organizational structure, workflow and staffing for efficiency; to implement best practices to ensure optimum performance of staff; to engage in short- and long-term planning for best use of space, facilities, equipment and staffing.--Personnel management skills to include developing position descriptions; recruiting, interviewing and selecting employees; establishingperformance standards, empowering employees and holding them accountable; coaching and evaluating employees; recognizing and rewarding staff; administering corrective action and discipline; and providing staff development and team building opportunities.--Budget and finance knowledge and skills related to creation and monitoring of budgets; fiscal reporting and analysis; forecasting and projections; reconciliation and year-end closing; and establishing and implementing financial systems and controls.--Problem-solving, planning and decision-making skills to anticipate and identify short- and long-term issues and concerns; analyze options; andestablish and implement solutions which balance and meet the needs of all parties and programs.--Communication skills, both written and oral, to convey factual information; engage in collaborative problem-solving and negotiation with staffand colleagues; and interact with all levels of academic, administrative, clinical and staff personnel within the Medical School, Medical Center, UCD Campus, and outside agencies, institutions and industry.--Ability to communicate with confidence and discretion where matters of confidentiality are concerned.--Ability to work efficiently and effectively in an intense, fast-paced environment with competing demands, changing priorities, and strictdeadlines.--In-depth ability to use computer software products including Microsoft Suite, as well as University-specific on-line systems and data basessuch as PPS, PeopleSoft, DaFis, Decision Support/Decision Line.PREFERRED--Knowledge of medical education, residency and fellowship programs, including ACGME accreditation requirements and related UCDHSpolicies and procedures. (preferred).--Knowledge of UC, UCD and UCDHS policies and procedures related to budget and finance; contracts and grants; academic personnel; staffpersonnel for represented and non-represented staff; and payroll. (preferred)--Knowledge of federal rules and regulations guiding administration of federally funded research, preferably holding the UC Davis Research Administration Certificate (RAC) (preferred).SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.