• Division Administrator, School of Medicine - Cardiology

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: Medicine: Cardiology
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Revenue Cycle & Managed Care
  • Description


    • Plans, coordinates and is accountable for the major activities of a single division within a department including grants and contracts, clinical operations, development and administration of total budgets over $10 million, financial analysis, data processing operations, and human resources management.
    • Works with the Division Director to develop and administer the capital equipment, operations, and personnel budgets and to establish division short and long term objectives.
    • Negotiates new and renewal grants/contracts.
    • Interviews faculty applicants and recommends candidates for select positions.
    • Ensures effective and efficient office procedures.
    • Handles division human resources issues and is accountable for the hiring, disciplinary, termination, and salary decisions which are made for the division.
    • Prepares various operational and statistical reports.
    • Ensures required record-keeping is maintained.
    • Supervises staff and effectively manages employee performance.
    • Works closely with department administration and acts as a liaison between management and other divisions, schools and departments concerning research issues.
    • Assist in determining and addressing staff training needs.
    • Performs related responsibilities as required.


    • A master's degree in business administration, finance, human resources or a related science field and five years of professional business administration or management experience, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
    • Previous supervisory experience.

    Additional Details

    The Division of Cardiology, within the Department of Medicine at Emory University, has over 100 full-time academic faculty members and 80 non-faculty staff.  Our faculty are leaders in research, with a Division research portfolio totaling greater than $16 million and a publication H-Index of 123.  The Division is dedicated to training the next generation of physicians and researchers through our five fellowship programs, which include more than 60 trainees.  With over 500,000 annual patient encounters across Emory Healthcare, Grady Health System, and the Atlanta VA Health System, Cardiology has one of the largest clinical practices at Emory.


    Reporting to the Director of the Division of Cardiology and the Department of Medicine Executive Administrator for Academic Affairs and Administration, the Division Administrator provides overall administrative direction for the academic, research, education, and University financial activities within the Division of Cardiology.  Partnering with the Clinical Administrator of the Division of Cardiology, this key leader ensures the administrative and financial stability of the Division.  He/she works closely with the Division Director to develop comprehensive budgets for the Division’s University academic enterprise, and he/she directs financial planning and analysis, faculty salary planning, human resources management, research and office space management, purchasing activities, and capital equipment procurement.  This individual partners with the University’s research administrative shared services to manage a large and complex grant portfolio and negotiate new and renewal grants and contracts.  He/she develops University long-term and short-term strategic goals and objectives for the Division.  He/she addresses human resources issues and is accountable for effectively managing employee performance and providing feedback on an ongoing basis.  This individual serves as the primary liaison for academic/research administration for the Division with the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory Healthcare, Emory Medical Care Foundation, Grady Hospital, Veterans Administration Medical Center and other affiliates.




    • Experience in an academic medical center setting with matrixed reporting relationships and shared services models is highly preferred. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and strong interpersonal skills are required. 
    • Attention to detail and strong computer software skills are necessary to develop and present critical, confidential information.  Exceptional integrity, intelligence, maturity, and successful experience navigating complex organizational settings. 
    • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment, make sound judgments, handle confidential information, and be a creative, energetic problem solver.


    Interested candidates may submit a confidential letter of interest and resume directly to:

    John Sauer

    Executive Administrator for Academic Affairs & Administration

    Department of Medicine

    Emory University





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