ADMINISTRATIVE & PROFESSIONAL STAFF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position: Associate Provost of Finance and Administration
Campus: SIU School of Medicine-Springfield, IL
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, a respected leader among community based medical programs and an internationally recognized leader in medical education, is seeking an experienced professional for the role of Associate Provost for Finance and Administration. The position is based in Springfield, the state capital and home to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Reporting directly to Dean and Provost of the Medical School, the Associate Provost operates at a strategic level in the organization serving as the principal administrator for the Office of Finance and Administration. This position provides central administration, coordinated management, long-range planning and leadership for the Core Office, Capital Planning and Service Operations, Human Resources, Financial Affairs, and SOM-Carbondale Administration.
The individual in this position provides leadership for overall fiscal planning and institutional resource management as well as serving as primary liaison to SIU Health Care (the medical school’s physician practice organization) for business processes and financial planning and management. Duties include exploring various means and avenues of alternative funding for the School of Medicine programs and making recommendations to the Dean and Provost and/or University administration regarding major issues of fiduciary responsibility, fund management, reallocation and policy.
As a member of the Dean’s Staff, the Associate Provost attends and participates in Executive Committee, System Board meetings, departmental meetings and senior retreats and other events to represent fiscal and administrative policies, processes, procedures and recommendations. In conjunction with the Dean and Provost and the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs/CEO of SIU HealthCare, the individual supports negotiations regarding hospital academic contracts and recruitment of senior School of Medicine administrators, Chairs and Associate Deans and Provosts.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree or higher in business, public administration, finance or other related field with 10 years of progressively responsible experience in institutional operations, financial and budget administration, human resources, facilities administration, planning and/or other institutional management in a medical school, university or health care system. Must have executive presence and ability to work and communicate effectively internally and externally, be a strategic thinker with excellent problem solving and organizational skills as well as a visionary and proactive approach.
For full consideration: A letter of interest and current curriculum vitae or resume’ should be directed to the executive search firm, Jordan Search Consultants, c/o Kathy Jordan at Kathy@jordanmc.com. Telephone: 866-750-7231, 636-294-6081 or by mail to Jordan Search Consultants, 129 Park Ridge Drive, O’Fallon, MO 63366 or by fax at 636-294-6083.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Southern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.