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University of Rochester Administrator II - 219859 in Rochester, New York

Administrator II

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School of Medicine & Dentistry

Full/Part Time


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Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 Neuroscience




Position Summary:

To provide leadership of the IDD initiatives for the Medical Center, including delineation of issues, organization of process, supervision of research and data gathering, and interaction with faculty and staff to assure appropriate input to facilitate institutional objectives. This position supports the planning and decision making with community partners, health care institutions and regulatory agencies in order to further mutual interests, and to serve as an advisor to the Medical Center IDD leaders.


  • The incumbent has authority and responsibility for design and implementation of one cohesive IDD structure throughout the University of Rochester. S/he collaborates with IDD leadership for all designated programs, working with both Medical Center and River Campus leadership to finalize structure and function of the IDD Program. Coordinate development and support of timely implementation of a strategic plan for IDD. S/he will direct the day-to-day activities of the IDD program office, manage direct and secondary reports to assure successful and appropriate deployment of resources to support the management of the Program.

  • With wide latitude and expectations of independent judgment, initiative and administrative direction, the incumbent will:

  • Work with the IDD Medical Director and Director/Executive Director of the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience and has primary responsibility for initiating, formulating and monitoring the IDD Program development. Support senior administrators and faculty in formulating program concepts. Provide supporting data for decision-making. Recommend strategic and tactical approaches to program planning. Act as an expert resource to key committees/task forces created to further institutional and program goals, and provide the appropriate liaison to Medical Center leadership. Conduct research and prepare analytical reports and summaries with recommendations for program or policy changes. Support principal investigator(s) and senior leadership in the preparation of applications for research or training support and maintain liaison with Research and Project Administration, federal agencies and others.

  • Utilize Lean Principles to establish appropriate operational workflows. Facilitate development of new and/or expanded services to achieve IDD Program goals. This includes:

  • Providing leadership to facilitate communication and decision making across stakeholders.

  • Supporting URMC leadership in evaluating financial models for new packaging of IDD billing, including the potential development of 3rd party payer Value Based Payment (VBP) contracting strategy. Supporting leadership with developing and controlling research project and operating budgets.

  • Organizing and distributing information to all stakeholders to allow for collaborative, efficient development of workflows

  • Tracking milestones and completion of deliverables to assure adherence to timelines.

  • Ensure processes operate effectively including operations management, decision management, resource management, financial management, information management and facilities management. On-going monitoring, coordination and continuous improvement of all clinical and support activities. Maintain liaison with the principal research administration, accounting, budget, and personnel departments and consult with investigators and administrative heads of departments.

  • Represent UR to outside organizations involved in IDD activities as delegated. Acts as key advocate for URMC to the IDD population. Act as a resource in working with other departments of the University and Medical Center. Serve as a member of various support services committees. Represent the IDD Program to professional organizations, in cooperative programs with other institutions and in fund raising or grant negotiations with public or private organizations.

  • Establish process to support the procurement and administration of grant based initiatives to support the reform of the health care delivery system for the IDD population. Work with academic divisions and departments to leverage research and analytical resources to further goals.

  • Other projects and job duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree and 5 years relevant experience including at least 2 years at a managerial level; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree, equivalent course work, or specialized experience in an appropriate field related to the assignment is desirable.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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