Program Business Manager

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Surgery: Thoracic
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Revenue Cycle & Managed Care
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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The Program Business Manager oversees the Cardiothoracic Surgery training programs – including traditional 3-year program, I-6 program, and advanced/international fellowship programs. This position partners with the program director and associated directors on all administrative matters related to the programs. This position oversees 22 trainees across 3 programs and 7 sites.



  • Coordinates and directs departmental activities which may include the department's residency program, the transitional year program and/or other programs.
  • Provides input into departmental objectives, especially those pertaining to the residency program.
  • Interviews applicants and recommends candidates for admission to the residency program.
  • Establishes and administers departmental policies and procedures pertaining to teaching requirements, course objectives, and course content in compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Plans and develops courses for medical students, manages the course budget, negotiates with outside agencies to obtain funding and support for the course, and coordinates and administers the course throughout the academic year.
  • Arranges, administers, and proctors certifying and sub-specialty exams.
  • Develops, administers and monitors intern, resident, and operating budgets.
  • Collects and analyzes data to advise management of long range needs.
  • May develop various communications materials/methodologies such as newsletter articles, memos, videotapes, workshops, brochures, and focus groups.
  • Supervises staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field and five years of professional business administration or management experience OR an equivalent combination of related experience.


NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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