Administration Director

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7106224 (Ref.No. ta221948)
Posted: July 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


Come join the staff at OU HSC and become a part of Oklahoma's premier research university which leads the state in education and career opportunities. OU HSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges. We are currently building world-class institutes for the treatment of diabetes and cancer. We are looking for an Administration Director to join our team.This position reports to the OUHSC Vice President for Research.


  • Plans, directs, or coordinates the day-to-day operations of the program or center to include administrative oversight and support, manages staff, performs financial analysis, prepares budgets and reports, grants management and policy development
  • Provides direct administrative management and oversight of a program or center to include but not limited to staff management, inventory management, and quality assurance improvement
  • Develops, recommends, and implements administrative, fiscal, and operational policies in compliance with the University, NIH, federal and state guidelines
  • Maintains policy and procedure manuals and documents processes
  • Supervises the activities and performance of the department or center non-faculty staff to include but not limited to hiring, training, performance management and employee discipline and/or termination
  • Recommends salary adjustments based on equity and performance
  • Financial responsibilities include, budgeting, financial planning, and approval of expenditures
  • Analyzes departmental financial procedures
  • Makes recommendations for changes and develops strategy for change
  • Prepares budget and financial reports
  • Prepares monthly reports on activities of the operation and presents to management
  • Manages and participates in a variety of projects to ensure financial, quality, service, and operational goals are achieved
  • Plans and develops internal and/or external partnerships to market and further the program or centers mission
  • May develop grant submissions and oversee funded programs
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position

Job Requirements


Education: Bachelor's degree in Management, Business Administration, Healthcare, or related field

Experience: 60 months of related experience in a university or healthcare environment or equivalent administrative position 


  • Demonstrated administrative leadership and expertise to build effective partnerships, promoting a team approach to strategic planning and the development of a full continuum specialty program
  • Highly developed expertise in quantitative analysis to support definition and advancement for department's goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated success in building and maintaining positive, effective, and productive relationships with leadership
  • Ability to act as liaison, between the administrative and medical staffs, boards, and external stakeholders
  • Ability to provide leadership to establish priorities and to develop and implement solutions
  • Ability to understand employee's viewpoints and needs and work strategically
  • A high orientation to detail with proven analytical and financial skills

Working Conditions:

  • Standard Office Environment

Departmental Preferences:

  • Experience in an academic environment
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) Master's Degree of Health Administration (MHA),Master's Degree of Public Health (MPH), Master's Degree of Education or related field
  • Experience in strategic project management


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement  

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.  

Diversity Statement  

The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.