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Assistant Director Pediatric and Adolescent Programs

Job Number: 64946
Categories: Professional & Executive
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 718000 - HSA-Pediatric&Adolescent Prgm
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT

Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Bachelor’s degree required, with classes in accounting, management, contracts, and health care preferred. Five (5) years progressively responsible, related experience required. Advanced degree or certification in a business, law, or health care preferred.

Job Duties

  1. Assists director on various reports and projects.
  2. Relieves director of a wide variety of tasks, which require thorough understanding of the functions, programs, operations, and policies of UT Southwestern and the affiliated institutions with which UT Southwestern collaborates to provide pediatric services.
  3. Regularly drafts, edits, and reviews documents, presentations, and spreadsheets for consistency, accuracy, and applicability.
  4. Manages a portfolio of projects and completes/coordinates complex reports that directly support and involve the pediatric faculty practice at UT Southwestern and broader pediatric-related initiatives.
  5. Completes and coordinates complex projects and reports, which may require significant contact with other departments and outside organizations.
  6. Develops relationships and communicates with department leadership, other UT Southwestern employees, and thid party employees to understand and evaluate concerns with clinical operations and relationships with external third parties.
  7. Assists in the planning, negotiating, and problem-solving involved in entering agreements with external third parties.
  8. Conducts data gathering, assimilation, and analysis.
  9. Performs financial analysis and utilizes problem-solving methodologies to improve operations and coordination of services.
  10. Responsible for design, execution, and effectiveness of system of internal controls, which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded, and financial information is reliable.
  11. Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  12. Maintains confidentiality as appropriate.
  13. May supervise subordinate managers.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Work requires ability to ensure adherence to all policies and procedures of university.
  • Work requires ability to effectively interpret and apply organizational policies, procedures, and systems.
  • Work requires ability to work to garner consensus and acquiescence among various stakeholders.
  • Work requires proven customer service, teamwork, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work requires proven ability to handle multiple complex assignments.
  • Work requires knowledge of personal computers.
  • Work requires ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and oversee work of others as necessary to ensure desired results are achieved.
  • Work may requires telephone and personal contact with all levels of internal and external personnel and organizations.
  • Work requires ability to work with confidential information as appropriate.
  • Work may require ability to monitor and maintain a budget.

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in general office environment.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents in lieu of stated minimums require prior approval of Vice President for Human Resources Administration or his/her designee.

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code §51.215.

UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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