Director, AI.Health School of Medicine Initiative

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: BME: Admin
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


This position will support the work of Emory’s new Director, AI.Health School of Medicine (SOM) Initiative, which focuses on harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to advance human progress in areas such as health, social justice, business and law, and the arts and sciences. The integration of AI into the mainstream components of health care delivery can help to improve health outcomes and patient experiences.


The Director of the AI.Health SOM Initiative is a high visibility position and is a key member of the team and will lead the development, implementation and management of the vision, strategy and goals for the AI.Health SOM Initiative. Will oversee the initiative, combining expertise from divergent fields with end-users to drive practical innovations. He/she will work closely with research personnel as well as industry partners to design and implement research and translational strategies in artificial intelligence of biomedical imaging data, computational diagnostics, and precision medicine.


The Director provides strategic leadership and advice to the faculty director including implementing practices related to strategic goals, priorities and overall plan. Participates in key development activities including fundraising and grant writing contributions. The position encompasses broad management and strategic responsibilities of considerable difficulty and sensitivity in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the administrative and operational activities.



  • Directs the strategic planning, development and implementation of a large and complex program or of several smaller programs.
  • Plans, administers and monitors program budgets.
  • Develops short and long term goals and objectives.
  • Oversees related special projects.
  • May represent the program in various national and international settings.
  • May manage the solicitation of funding from foundation, corporate, individual and governmental donors.
  • Collaborates with and seeks the support of representatives from other organizations.
  • Establishes and administers policies and procedures.
  • Supervises staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to program work and seven years of related experience which includes two years at a management level, OR equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.


  • Strong demonstrable experience in developing strategic, financial/budgeting, human resource, development and overall business skills, which easily adapt to a higher education environment.
  • Experience working in the research realm with exposure to grants and students.
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance and measures of performance.
  • Experience with financial management initiatives and fiscal budget planning, reporting and forecasting.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to interact and influence at the most senior levels of an organization and to work collaboratively across functions, levels, and departments toward shared objectives.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Resourceful team player with can-do attitude, global mindset and intercultural openness, intercultural awareness, and ability to cooperate and navigate in virtual settings.
  • Highly collaborative, team-oriented, adaptable/flexible mindset. Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers.
  • Skilled coach and supervisor with a strong employee development approach to management.
  • Focus on quality and delivering excellent service.
  • Strong organizational skills in planning, organizing, prioritizing and managing multiple, diverse agendas.
  • Sound management skills, ability to think strategically while balancing several complex agendas.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, ability to learn new programs as necessary.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.
Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!