Visiting Associate Director, Population Health Sciences Program ( PHSP)

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University of Illinois
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
Visiting Associate Director, Population Health Sciences Program ( PHSP)
Chicago Campus

The University of Illinois seeks a Visiting Associate Director, Population Health Sciences Program. The Population Health Sciences Program (PHSP) at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) develops, promotes, and coordinates a system-wide clinical plan to accelerate the development, evaluation and implementation of strategies focused on advancing the health of populations served by UI Health.

Job Responsibilities:

- Engage stakeholders (i.e., deans, hospital and clinic leadership, Mile Square leadership, physician group leadership, department heads, medical directors, business managers) from across the enterprise to develop a Population Health Sciences strategy for the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health).

- Lead multidisciplinary teams to coordinate operations across health system units and offices, including clinical and service line leaders, managed care, information systems, finance, care coordination, marketing and communications, business development, community-based care, and behavioral health.

- Conduct complex operational analyses and propose solutions to improve processes. Develop and  recommend administrative policy.

-Represent the PHSP on committees and at meetings both on and off campus.

- Develop, implement and evaluate the activities of the Population Health Sciences Program (PHSP) and provide oversight of all financial and personnel activities including the monitoring and evaluation of fiscal and annual operating budgets; research grants and contract proposals with payors and sponsors.

- Serve as principal PHSP liaison and repreentative for oversight of personnel and financial matters to the University, health system, and colleges.

-Develop and implement innovative care models across the entire health enterprise, including Hospital, Clinics and Colleges.

-Supervise research, technical and administrative managers and staff; maintain knowledge of all grant requirements; and serve as the liaison between the PHSP and collaborating institutions and partners in the Chicago area and nationally.

- Prepare both internal and external reports of accomplishments as well as scientific advances for grant reporting, external advisory board members, stakeholders and UIC campus committees.

- Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives.

- Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


Master’s degree in Science, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Management or related  field required; PhD preferred.

Minimum of three years experience in an administrative or research position and evidence of progressive responsibilities are required; experience in a healthcare organization preferred.

Project management experience required.

Outstanding oral and written communication skills are required, as well as excellent collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with leadership, faculty and staff at all levels and with external partners.

Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

This is a visiting full-time, 12-month Academic Professional position. For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit a letter of application, resume, and names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references by April 13, 2020 at

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

System Human Resource Services
(312) 996-5130

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. The university welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

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