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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 4002300
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Development and Fund Raising
Senior Division Administrator – Child Psychiatry Program - 28973 University Staff

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Psychiatry

Official Title: Business Services Program Director

Working Title: Senior Division Administrator – Child Psychiatry Program

Position: #00806583 – Requisition: #28973

Job Summary:

The Senior Division Administrator reports directly to the Director of Finance and Administration and the Division Director and is responsible for the administration of a more than 120+ member division within the Department of Psychiatry. This complex division works closely with Children's Hospital Colorado (CHCO) to provide psychiatric services across the spectrum of care as well as many community and "integrated" services. The division also houses a growing research group, a large training program that includes trainees from several disciplines and includes a highly productive academic mission. CHCO and the division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (C&A) is engaging in a strategic plan that is poised to double services over the next five years. As a result, the Senior Division Administrator will be responsible for working with the division director to move this strategic plan forward and work closely with CHCO strategy and administrative partners to create pro formas, staffing plans, contracts, organizational structures, and procure and manage philanthropic support for this endeavor as well as planning for long term sustainability. In many ways, the Senior Division Administrator acts as a "chief of staff" to the division director.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Preparation of business analyses, proposals, implementation plans for new programs, and designs and implementation of changes to existing programs.
  • Process and monitor all UC Denver and CHCO faculty related budgets and collaborate with CHCO administration and Senior Management to review faculty related expenditures and negotiate for "funds flow" expenditures quarterly or as needed.
  • Use decision making authority and independent judgment to facilitate the optimal use of division resources and is responsible for regular financial reporting and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Department, and federal and other funding sources.
  • Responsible for sponsored research administration, post award, and oversight of section managers and pre/post award specialists in developing budgets, preparing proposals for processing, and monitoring grant renewals and progress reports.
  • Responsible for working with CU MEDICINE, CHCO, and other funding agencies for the creation and management of external contracts. Works with CU MEDICINE and CHCO to develop contract rates and fee schedules. Responsible for salary setting and management for the Program(s).
  • Coordinate with revenue cycle team to develop guidelines to provide feedback to physicians and solicit suggestions and feedback from physicians to improve the clinical enterprise with responsibility for improvement.
  • Responsible for monitoring and refining productivity standards for clinical faculty including updating job descriptions as needed.

Why Join Us:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, business administration, finance, accounting, education, social sciences, healthcare administration, public administration, communications, information systems, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
  • Six (6) years of related professional management experience in a large and complex group, preferably 50+ employees.
  • Three (3) years of supervision experience of three (3) or more supervisees.
  • Three (3) years of experience managing complex affiliate relationships including financial and Human Resources systems.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Master's degree in business, business administration, finance, accounting, education, social sciences, healthcare administration, public administration, communications, information systems, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience with University of Colorado Peoplesoft HR systems.
  • Experience with University of Colorado grant management and financial systems.
  • Previous Manager level experience in a large and complex group, preferably 50+ employees
  • Experience with strategic planning and organizational development.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Knowledge, experience, and ability to manage complex information and computer systems.
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with stakeholders at all levels.
  • A demonstrated ability to manage and respond to support customer needs and requests in a professional, timely manner.
  • Attention to detail, and well organized.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team and handle a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot and think critically.
  • Strong leadership experience and ability to develop team members.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
  1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position
  2. Curriculum vitae / Resume
  3. Three to five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to: Brandon Fenner |

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as $100,000 - $130,000.

The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation depending on the level.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:


Unit-Specific Exemptions:
  • Anschutz Campus – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

The University of Colorado seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Business Services

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20278 - SOM-PSYCH GENERAL OPERATIONS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 17, 2023

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Brandon Fenner Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00806583

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