University of Rochester Administrator II in Rochester, New York


Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 Center for Community Health




Job Summary:

The Teen Health and Success Partnership is a University of Rochester employment program working in conjunction with Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection, with the goal of helping youth stay in school, earn their high school diplomas and prepare for secondary education or employment.

The Director of the Teen Health and Success Partnership is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives; ensures ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems.

The Director reports to the Administrator at the Center for Community Health and works with an internal advisory board comprised of university senior leaders, representatives from HR, Advancement, and UR faculty and staff. Works closely with HR business partners.

The Director works in collaboration with Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection, University Human Resources, URMC, the College, Warner School, and other local agencies and community groups and is responsible for developing and fostering relationships with all stakeholders.

Sets a vision that motivates students to grow academically and socially, enhancing their ability to pursue occupational goals. Sets goals and measures that are tracked and used for timely reporting purposes, as well as, continuous program development and enhancement.

Ensures financial operations comply with UR standards.

Specific Responsibilities:

Program Management and Sustainability

Assures the program has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress. Works closely with the Office of Human Resources to provide meaningful work experiences that advance participants’ career goals and match evolving workforce needs.

Develops in-depth knowledge of potential governmental and private funding sources that support career development initiatives. Develops program innovations and compelling grant proposals that maintain existing funding and secure new funding sources.

Provides leadership in developing program, organizational, and financial plans.

Benchmarks with successful national career development initiatives to refine program goals, approaches, and mechanisms for assessment. Maintains official records and documents and ensures program specific metrics are accurately accounted for and reported in a timely manner both internally and externally.

Maintains a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.


Ensures that supervisor, advisory board and other vested parties are kept fully informed on the status of the program, condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.

In conjunction with the University and Medical Center Public Relations and Communications functions, promotes the activities of the organization, its programs and goals, internally and externally.

Establishes sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations.


Responsible for the recruitment, supervision, employment and release of all personnel both paid staff and volunteers.

Ensure that job descriptions are current, regular performance evaluations are performed, and sound HR practices are in place.

Assist program staff in relating their work to the mission of the UR, URMC, and CCH.

Encourage staff development and education.

Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people.


Responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.

Work with CCH and URMC finance staff; see that the organization operates within budget guidelines and all UR financial policies are in place

Ensure adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work, by working closely with University Advancement and following guidelines for solicitation of philanthropic gifts to support the program.


All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience. Bachelor’s Degree and 5-10 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong organizational, financial, grantwriting and communication skills. Familiarity with UR administrative environment and experience in philanthropy preferred.

Experience working in an academic medical setting and /or HR experience.

Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data driven program evaluation.

Past success working with a broad range of stakeholders and the ability to cultivate and maintain relationships.

Strong written and verbal communications skills. Proven ability to produce successful grant proposals.

Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Administrator II

Location: Health Sciences

Job ID: 201502

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time