Job Description

Payroll Title:
MEDICINE/Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#119772 Division Administrator- Endo, RAI

Filing Deadline: Mon 11/28/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/11/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department within the UC San Diego School of Medicine (SOM) and is responsible for fulfilling its teaching, research, and clinical missions. DOM employs approximately 500 salaried faculty, nearly 200 academic appointees, and more than 300 residents, fellows, and postdocs, supported by almost 1,000 staff members.

This position serves as a member of Medicine Leadership team. Under general direction of the Division Chiefs, and with administrative direction from the Departmental Administrative Vice Chair, the Division Administrator (DA) is responsible for all aspect of management of all aspects of financial and operational activities of the assigned units, including the management of the divisional programs, centers, fellowship programs, recruitment of faculty in both clinical and research arenas, negotiation and implementation of faculty salaries (under the purview and direction of the of the Divisions Chiefs) and the development, management and projections associated with complex academic, research and clinical compensation plans. The DA is also responsible for development of operational reporting structure, growth and development of staff regardless of reporting relationship, achieving goals and objectives through initiative and management leadership, collaborative skill with, faculty, medical center, medical group, School of Medicine and other campus resources.

The Division Administrator is responsible for all aspects of the divisional program development, contract negotiations, implementation and administration of all operating activities. Will negotiate resources for program development, provide overall fiscal/budgetary management, project management, special contracting and outreach activities, including referral and program development. Identifies and facilitates equipment and space solutions in partnership with the various school and departmental entities. The candidate is expected to develop strong professional and collaborative relationships and efforts at all levels.

Using consensus building management style, will collaborate on the management of divisional goals, working with division chiefs, clinical service chiefs, department leadership and medical center leaders. The DA will work with the Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology and other Academic Divisions as assigned by the Administrative Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine. The DA will work directly with approximately 90 faculty members and 40+ staff employees. The position will be responsible for the financial management of a portfolio up to $60 million in academic, clinical and research revenue per year.

Independently oversees a moderately sized academic or research program and represents the program to outside organizations. Oversees all administrative operations, finance, human resources and facilities for program. Designs and develops major program components, and administers the full range of the program's operational requirements. Works with faculty on formulating short-term planning and procedures. Develops and organizes conferences and other public forums. Works under direction of Principal Investigator to establish center agenda, funding, objectives.


  • Advanced degree in related area plus five years of related experience/training OR equivalent experience, education, and training.

  • Advanced knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.

  • Advanced ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.

  • Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results.

  • Academic background and experience in selected area of research.

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.

  • Advanced ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.

  • Highly skilled fundraising experience.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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