Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance - (1900013N)
University of Maryland, Baltimore
School of Dentistry
Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration at its School of Dentistry. (UMB will consider the title of "Associate Dean," depending on the candidate's experience.) This role will provide operational, financial, and administrative leadership for a top-ranked school at UMB.
Founded in 1807, UMB's 71-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor. UMB is Maryland's only public health, law, and human services university. Seven professional and graduate schools educate the majority of the state's physicians, graduate nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) seeks to graduate exceptional oral health care professionals, contribute to the scientific basis of treatments for diseases of the orofacial complex, and deliver comprehensive dental care. UMSOD accomplishments promote, maintain, and improve the overall health of the people within Maryland and have a national and international impact.
Reporting to the Dean of the School of Dentistry, the Assistant Dean currently oversees budget/resource management, accounting, business services, research administration, and human resource functions. The Assistant Dean will join a university with a dynamic vision enunciated at the senior leadership levels of UMSOD and the University. This is an exciting opportunity for an astute, entrepreneurial and energetic individual to continue to foster a culture of professionalism, financial sustainability, and strategic thinking within the administration of the school. The selected individual will lead the continuous improvement of the school's financial and operational management.
The Assistant Dean will be a forward-thinking, strategic, and flexible leader who can deal with today's rapidly changing research, dental care, and financial environments. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing operational effectiveness in clinical practice programs is strongly desired. The ideal candidate will be able to formulate long-range financial projections and plans, and be able to modify them thoughtfully to address changes in a fluid environment. Active participation in the school's efforts to diversify and generate new revenue streams will be an area of emphasis. This individual will develop a comprehensive understanding of all major internal and external programs of the school and work together with stakeholders and other members of the administration to manage the budget. Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication skills and a collegial personality are a must.
Prospective candidates for this position could come from several career paths, such as: a business or finance officer in a university central administration; a chief operating or finance officer of a health sciences school in a research university; the administrator of an academic or clinical unit in a health sciences school or college; or the chief operating or financial officer of a faculty practice plan.
All inquiries, nominations, referrals, and resumes with cover letters will be held in strict confidence and should be directed to:
Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged. Interested candidates should also submit an application to this posting.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Requirements :
Master's degree in finance, business administration, public administration, accounting or a related field required.
A minimum of ten (10) years spent progressively building a background in the various departmental functions with at least four (4) years of experience at a management/leadership level serving as a key strategic and business partner to a chief executive officer and as an integral member of a senior leadership team.
Experience in an academic health system or an institution of higher education is preferred.
Financial disclosure is required.
Credit history review may be required.
This position will be exempt from notice, as per policy VII-1.22 - Policy on Separation for Regular Exempt Employees.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1215Z
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: Yes
Organization: School of Dentistry - Office of the Dean
Job Posting: Aug 20, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 131581
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.