ResponsibilitiesIn conjunction with the Chair of the Child & Adolescent Division at the Semel Institute/Department of Psychiatry incumbent will be responsible for the strategic business and clinical leadership of the division. This person will administratively manage clinical operations, finance budgets, personnel and resources to ensure that goals are met in a timely and effective manner. Responsible for the day to day administration and operation of the division’s clinical, education, and research programs. Supervises divisional staff and acts as a liaison on behalf of other division.
1) Skill in managing and administering business activities in a highly complex, clinically-, teaching-, and research oriented environment.
2) Ability to create and develop new programs/services.
3) Strong financial skills and knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
4) Skill using Microsoft Office suite software.
5) Skill using UCLA business software: QBD, EDB, WPS, MCCS, EMPAC, etc.
6) Skill in analyzing information, problems, procedures, and situations on a meta-level to define problem or objective, identify relevant concerns/factors, and identify patterns, tendencies, relationships, formulate logical and objective conclusions and recognize and recommend alternatives and their implications.
7) Excellent organizational skills to prioritize multiple projects to meet deadlines.
8) Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with faculty, staff, parents, outside vendors, campus departments, etc.
9) Skill in collecting and integrating information from a variety of services.
10) Excellent written, verbal and oral communicative skills.
11) Ability to negotiate and work as part of a team with related departments to accomplish service goals.
12) Skills in negotiating and exchanging information to solve problems, make improvements.
13) Extensive knowledge of and experience with University policies and procedures.
14) Ability to judge quickly what an issue is and take appropriate action.
15) Ability to apply independent problem solving, knowing when to request assistance and when independent action is needed.
16) Expertise, knowledge and experience in managing complex clinical operations.
17) Knowledge of psychiatric and medical terminology.
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