University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine, Office of the Dean
Job Title: Associate Dean for Administration and Finance
Position #00645169 - Requisition #21377
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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks
individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive
learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage
effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse
The School of Medicine Office of the Dean has an opening for a
full-time University Staff (unclassified) Associate Dean for
Administration and Finance position.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public
education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students,
and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of
life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers
more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and
colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each
year. We are the single largest health professions education
provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually.
Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a
reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus
drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the
delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts
Nature of work
The Associate Dean for Administration and Finance of the School
of Medicine (SOM) reports to the Senior Associate Dean for
Administration and Finance (SADAF) and is responsible for the
management of the budgetary and fiscal operations of the School,
ensuring that they are managed in an effective, efficient and
responsible manner. The School of Medicine has an annual budget of
over $1.9 billion which is made up of grants, clinical earnings,
general funding, gifts, and auxiliary funding. There are more than
8,000 employees in the School of Medicine; faculty, exempt and
classified staff, research staff, trainees, students, fellows and
residents. The School is comprised of 23 departments with multiple
divisions and more than 30 multi-disciplinary centers.
The incumbent will manage the School's offices of
business/financial affairs, business intelligence/decision support,
human resources, procurement and compliance and information
technology. Responsibilities also include advising the SADAF, the
Dean, and other School leadership on administrative, fiscal,
budgetary, and personnel aspects of the School and serving as one
of two individuals representing the School of Medicine as fiscal
liaison and representative to or on various Anschutz Medical
Campus, University and external offices and committees. This
position, in consultation with SADAF, develops and implements
strategic initiatives and goals for the School. In addition, this
position is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing
and monitoring a variety of unique and complex projects.
This position will report to the Senior Associate Dean for
Administration and Finance.
Provides direct supervision to SOM individuals who oversee the
following activities; human resource director, finance director,
information services director, and other staff as deemed
appropriate. This position has dotted line reporting for the space
and planning director and the faculty affairs director. This
position also has delegated authority for all SOM classified staff
Examples of Work Performed
- Oversee all of the School of Medicine's budget and financial
activities, in consultation with the SADAF. Prepare and provide
related presentations and reports for the School constituents - to
include PreAward services
- Monitor the status of all of the School's funds: State general
funds, the Dean's commitment funds, departmental resources,
contributions from affiliates, and other sources of support to the
- Oversee the human resources operations of the School of
Medicine which includes training, talent acquisition, analytics,
classification/compensation and performance planning - to include
SOM Human Resources Shared Services.
- Formulate financial plans for the School's various programs and
projects. Plans include revenue and expenditure projections, as
well as, cash flow requirements.
- Oversee the completion of a number of surveys required or
requested by Association of American Medical Colleges including the
financial surveys for the LCME, the faculty compensation, staff
compensation and others.
- Direct the business intelligence systems of the SOM and work
with SOM, University partners and CU Medicine to optimize reporting
and analytics for the enterprise.
- Plan and execute a number of complex and varied projects.
- Oversee activities of the office of SOM Business Affairs which
includes Finance, Human Resources, Procurement/Compliance, and
- Provide indirect oversight of all School of Medicine Dean's
office fiscal operations which include: Faculty Affairs, Academic
Affairs, Clinical Affairs, Research Affairs, Communications,
Education, and Diversity. Also review individual Department
financial status as needed and periodically.
- Serve on multiple School and Campus committees. Provide advice
and counsel to the School's center directors, chairpersons,
division heads and administrators regarding financial and
- Ensure compliance with all relevant Campus, University and
State fiscal and personnel policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.
This description is a summary only and is describing the general
level of work being performed, it is not intended to be
all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to
time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or
delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the
supervisor and/or hiring authority.
Salary and Benefits:
The salary range for this position has been established at
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set
based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to,
internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The above salary range represents the University's good faith
and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at
the time of posting.
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck.
The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans
and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125
Diversity and Equity:
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to
applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application
process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with
Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA
Coordinator at email@example.com.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is
committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,
faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote
a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and
understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic
minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The
University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is
dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our
faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that
goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective
- A bachelor's degree in business administration, finance,
accounting or related field.
- Ten years of progressively responsible financial, budgetary and
- Five years of significant supervisory experience.
- A master's degree in business administration, public
administration, finance or related field.
- Progressively responsible financial, budgetary and
administrative experience in academic medical campus
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- The ability to function independently in a responsible and
- A thorough understanding of administrative, budgetary and
fiscal principles and practices applicable to the University of
Colorado School of Medicine
- The ability to conceptualize administrative and fiscal problems
and to develop and implement action plans for their resolution,
including strategic utilization of staff and resources.
- The ability to plan, organize, implement and coordinate
- The ability to develop and organize written reports and to
effectively present such reports orally.
- The ability to interact and communicate effectively with
professional, administrative and other personnel.
- Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance
diversity and inclusion.