Job Code: 4123 Job Grade: K Stanford School of Medicine (SOM) seeks an Administrative Director to help lead the WellMD Center (Center), an innovative and nationally recognized program in the field of physician wellness. The Administrative Director, reporting to the Chief Wellness Officer (CWO), will lead strategic planning and program development; department operations and administration; evaluation and analysis; marketing and outreach; and resource allocation and management. The successful candidate will have previous experience in senior leadership roles and a successful track record in promoting and managing large-scale institutional change using measured risk-taking and creative thinking.
This is an exciting opportunity to support Stanford Medicine as it pioneers the increasingly vital field of physician wellness. Come make one of the best academic medical centers in the world even better!
In conjunction with the CWO, lead all WellMD Center strategic planning efforts, both short-term and multi-year. Translate the visonthat physician wellness is a critical and essential business component of the school and hospitalsinto detailed, tangible, and attainable strategic plans.
Work with senior Stanford Medicine leaders to identify, develop, and implement strategies and initiatives that target improvement in Stanford Medicine's culture of wellness, efficiency of practice, and personal resilience. Create a culture and encourage an environment that fosters innovation and change. Anticipate emerging trends and develop leading-edge strategies and plans to prepare for them.
Design and execute business plans and programs that enhance WellMD's effectiveness. Work with the CWO and the WellMD team to develop a menu of physician wellness offerings for SOM and the hospitals, and then help manage the programs from concept to execution.
Establish clear objectives, metrics, and analytics to evaluate the performance of Center programs and resources. Prepare progress reports, including an in-depth annual summary of activities and evaluation. Develop new programs and initiatives based on feedback and data including the Stanford Wellness Survey. Utilize national benchmarks to compare performance with best practice.
Craft an outreach strategy across Stanford Medicine that promotes physician wellness as an essential business component. Identify conferences, events, and symposia at which to present the Center's achievements. Contribute to presentations, publications, a newsletter, and the Center website. Represent the Center to internal and external local communities, regional, national, and international audiences.
Explore grant and philanthropic opportunities that support the Center's programmatic goals. Develop relationships with foundations and government granting programs. As expertise develops, write LOIs and full applications and manage awarded grants.
Develop and manage the Center budget, finances, and reporting throughout the entire financial cycle and across all revenue sources. Allocate funds appropriately, including transfers to and from SOM and the funds flow interactions with the hospitals.
Supervise, manage, mentor, and develop at least two direct reports: the Director of Strategic Projects and the Center Administrative Assistant.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
About Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, was founded in 1858 with a mission to be the premier research-intensive medical school that improves health through leadership, diversity, and a collaborative approach to discovery and innovation in patient care, education, and research.
With more than 2,300 faculty, each providing a unique mix of research, education, and patient care effort, organized in 30 academic departments and 16 interdisciplinary institutes and centers, supported by more than 3,900 staff, educating 3,000 students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical residents/fellows, and trainees, and collectively generating about $2.6B in revenues, the School of Medicine is Stanford's largest school and truly a complex organization.
Holistically, the School of Medicine is rooted in an inclusive culture of excellence and diversity that values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that keeps pace with market trends, and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Extensive experience working with physicians and an appreciation of healthcare complexities, systems, politics, and change challenges.
Experience working with senior organizational leaders, political savvy, organizational agility, emotional intelligence, and the ability to influence.
Desire to develop a deep knowledge of the field of physician well-being and professional fulfillment.
Drive for excellence and preeminence.
Entrepreneurial, creative and innovative spirit; comfort with change, ambiguity, and institutional evolution in a fast-paced environment.
Highly skilled at thinking on one's feet and turning around work rapidly.
Significant team and direct-report management experience.
Master's Degree in a relevant field highly preferred.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational, and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational, and staff resources.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours or weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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