The Administrative Director performs essential administrative, professional and other duties of a planning and analytical nature in support of major department or division activities, responsibilities and goals.
Perform administrative and/or management functions involving independent exercise of judgment and discretion
Establish and maintain professional liaison with clients, university faculty and staff, students, and professional groups
Serve as member of the departmental administrative team
Attend meetings and interact with other staff or organizations as requested by department leadership
Exercise discretion and control over programs, projects and assignments
Establish and lead project plans, liaison among student groups, academic leadership and project directors, volunteer units, and service areas and other areas as required.
Respond to special focus groups (staff, faculty, students, government and community liaison) in complex program/project development; prepare complex and confidential written communication as required
Facilitate meetings to gather supportive data, concerns, and ideas to develop program in support of program/project objectives.
Develop financial information for review and analysis
Present financial data and recommendations relating to income and expenditures
Create customized budget reports for programs and key divisions
Manage equipment inventory and space utilization
Develop and management departmental human resource administration for multiple supervisors
Develop, maintain and communicate departmental policies, procedures and processes
Supervise the maintenance of confidential records dealing with payroll actions, employee performance and related personnel activities
Conduct research projects utilizing statistical analyses; prepare recommendations and decision alternatives
Present recommendations to management for approval and implementation.
Facilitate projects and oversee committees in support of program goals.
Shift: Monday-Friday, 40 hours. Some leadership call required.
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.
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