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Director, Strategic Initiatives at University of Miami in Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Director, Strategic Initiatives develops, oversees and leads the implementation of various programs and initiatives including public rating systems (i.e. US News & World Report, Leap Frog, etc.) that support the division's vision, short- and long-term plans. This role cultivates new relationships, manages the development and implementation of various initiatives, while leveraging existing partnerships.

  • Provides support to division/department leadership to help advance strategic goals and objectives, such as preparing for key internal and external meetings and conducting the necessary follow-up. Lead cross-functional meetings.
  • Leads projects and day-to-day project management of cross-functional teams.
  • Develops and implements cross-functional plans for strategic initiatives.
  • Supports integration planning, along with other business and functional personnel.
  • Oversees tracking and reporting on the status of strategic initiatives activities.
  • Prepares presentations, analyses and updates leadership accordingly.
  • Evaluates, prepares materials, and develops presentations detailing key initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's Degree in healthcare administration, business, marketing, communications or relevant field required.
  • Certification and Licensing:
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
  • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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