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Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Operations - Office of Academic Affairs

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006
The Manager serves a critical role in the Office of Academic Affairs and Research Administration, exercising a high degree of independence, judgment and political acumen in managing his/her assigned projects. In this role, you will collaborate with the Vice President of Research, Executive Director of Academic Affairs, and the Executive Vice President (EVP) of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty on strategic organizational wide goals. You will serve as a strategic leader and representative of the Dean for existing and future projects and program initiatives across academics and the organization. You will be responsible for managing **a wide range of complex and highly sensitive strategic and operationalproject and duties in collaboration with Executive VP, Academic Affairs andDean of Faculty. Coordinates and translates initiatives and plans into actionfor EVP using critical discretion and judgement.** Additionally, your role and responsibilities will include: + Develops recommendations that involvesubtle, sensitive, and sophisticated relationships considering divergent andoften contradictory demands and reactions ensuring that projects and policiesget completed in a timely manner. + In close collaboration with academicleaders, acts as project manager, advisor, and internal consultant byinitiating, developing, and supporting new directions, long- and short-rangeplans, and innovative initiatives. Usesstrategic goals as framework for all business plans, actions and decisions.Leads competitive analysis, environmental assessments, and scenario developmentin support of key multi-disciplinary academic committees and initiatives. + Represents the Dean in a variety offorums, including leading or participating in special projects, participatingin medical center initiatives or planning processes, and responding to ad-hocrequests for assistance from the Deans Office. + Prepares the Dean for certain meetingsand events by summarizing and preparing responses, correspondence, and trackaction items to ensure responsiveness and closure. + Serves as the facilitator for theresolution and implementation of operational issues across multiple crossfunctional departments. Provides leadership in and fosters a culture for newpractices or new technology that promotes efficiencies and improves systems orprocesses. + Compiles reports and presentationssuitable and as requested for the Executive Team, Joint Venture Committees,Board presentations, and other external audiences. + Collaborates with organizationalleadership and proactively problem solves ensuring adherence to state andfederal laws and policies of the Medical Center. + Promotes multidisciplinary decisionmaking, demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior. Assists in leadershipdevelopment trainings for faculty, management, and executives acrossorganization. + Acts as first point of contact withinthe Deans office and responds to critical inquiries and manages andfacilitates communication between the office and other members ofAdministration, faculty, staff, state and federal agencies, and others asneeded or requested **Teamwork/CustomerRelation Responsibilities:** + Collaborates to problem solve and make decisions toachieve desired outcomes. + Establishes effective working relationships withcross-functional team(s). + Responds timely, effectively and appropriately todeliverables. + Cultivates and maintains strong customerrelationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups. + Ensures practices and procedures are inclusive ofinterpersonal and cultural diversity. + Identifies and responds appropriately to bothinternal and external customer needs utilizing available resources. + Represents the company with external constituents \#Jobs-LinkedIn \#Jobs-Glassdoor \#Jobs-Indeed \#jobs-NHCN Educational Requirements: + BA/BS in business administration or related field, MBA or MPH strongly preferred + Minimum of 5 years in Program/Project Management experience is required and at least 2 years experience at an Academic Institution strong preferred + Experience and solid understanding of research and academic medicine preferred **Skills,Knowledge and Abilities:** + Analytical - Ability to demonstrate problem solvingskills and recommends solutions + Time Management - Ability to handle multiple demandsand/or manage complex and competing priorities + Time Management - Ability to handle multiple demandsand/or manage complex and competing priorities + Time Management - Ability to work within tighttimeframes and meet strict deadlines + Communication - Ability to convey and/or receivewritten/verbal information to/from various audiences in different formats + Project Management - Ability to promote and fosterparticipation/collaboration among individuals and groups + Project Management - Ability to initiate, plan,design, execute, and monitor project(s) + Management - Ability to translate strategic thinkinginto operational objectives and plans + Ability to use a high level of discretion andjudgement + Communication - Ability to influence and/ornegotiate + Quality - Ability to apply process improvementprinciples + Quality - Ability to provide and/or support a levelof work excellence and accuracy; recognize and address flaws or errors thatothers may overlook Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-15

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Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Operations - Office of Academic Affairs

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006

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