The role functions as an internal management consultant with experience in strategic planning and/or project management. The successful candidate will demonstrate proven problem solving skills, the ability to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret complex quantitative and qualitative data into effective presentations, and translate into information and knowledge. The position requires an individual who is comfortable finding innovative solutions to highly complex problems both independently and within a team environment. The position requires interaction with Leadership from across the School, University, and within Healthcare, so effective communication with senior leaders is required. Recognizing the highly matrixed environment that is academic medicine, the role must be comfortable driving to solutions in ambiguous situations.
The role of the SOM Strategic Initiatives Team is to serve as an internal management consulting resource in support of the Dean’s Office. The team oversees the development of the School’s top strategic priorities, manages ongoing strategic projects, and provides resourcing support for business planning projects. The team also ensures alignment with ongoing efforts within Departments, at the WHSC, the University, and Healthcare.
Business consulting experience. Experience with strategic planning at complex, matrixed organizations such as academic medicine.