Manager, Clinical Administration

Rochester, NY


Serves as the administrative deputy of a dean, director, the chairman of a major academic department, or the head of a medical research program.


Under general direction and with considerable latitude for exercise of independent judgment, serves as administrative or business manager to a dean, or heads of the administrative and business functions of a major department or of a medical or research project. Typically, responsibilities include most or all of the following, as well as related duties:

Develops and controls research project and operating budgets. Maintains liaison with the principal research administration, accounting, budget and personnel departments and consults with investigators, the dean and administrative heads of the departments.

Assists in facilities planning; determines need for and recommends equipment, repairs, supplies and clerical and other support staff. Initiates requisitions and represents the department in obtaining support services.

Assists principal investigators in the preparation of applications for research or training support and maintains liaison with Research and Project Administration, federal agencies and others.

Establishes guidelines for distribution of expenses. Controls expenses and property. Is responsible for preparation of operating and financial records for reviews and approval of payrolls and personnel actions, invoices, requisitions and supply records.

Is responsible for the operation of central administrative offices. Responds on behalf of the dean, director, or chairman to inquiries involving the University as well as departmental policy, regulations, procedures, etc.

Carries out research and prepares analytical reports on special problems with recommendations for program or policy changes, as directed.

Interprets policy, regulations, etc., to other University departments, students and the general public. Participates with faculty in the planning and design of program changes.

Assists in planning and is responsible for coordinating administrative arrangements for meetings, conferences, etc.

Selects and supervises professional/administrative assistants, provides for their training and development and evaluates their performance. May interview senior clerical and technical staff and make their appointments. Counsels staff, takes action on matters of discipline, promotion, salary and other matters.

Performs other related duties as required.


Bachelor's degree and 5 years relevant experience including at least 2 years at a managerial level; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree, equivalent course work, or specialized experience in an appropriate field related to the assignment is desirable.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $58,000 - $113,000 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 PM&R Admin
Schedule: 8 AM-5 PM