- Master's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Customer Service
- Computer Science
- Strategic Planning
- IT Experience
- Project Management Methodology
Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Business Affairs, and working in partnership with the UT Southwestern (UTSW) administrative and medical staff leadership, the Vice President Information Resources (VP Info Resources) will be responsible for creating, communicating and delivering on a technical vision and strategy that supports the organization’s missions of patient care, education and research. The VP will engender an Information Resources (IR) culture of service innovation and partnership across the Medical Center. The VP Information Resources will create an organizational structure and workforce capabilities to deliver secure and highly reliable IR products and services to meet the needs of a highly matrixed and growth oriented organization.
Oversee the design, implementation, and support of the organization’s information technology strategic planning initiatives, with respect to academic/research, clinical and business administrative systems.
Direct the project management methodologies required to deliver on time/on budget and compliant IR projects.
Develop and oversee annual technology capital and operating budgets.
Manage strategic relationships with vendor partners. Participate in key negotiations for computing and infrastructure equipment and services.
Support information security and privacy programs developed by the organization’s Information Security Officer. Provide support to internal/external audit and institutional compliance functions and ensure IT adherence to internal and external regulatory mandates.
Promote and support technology initiatives with affiliated organizations, partners, and community physicians.
Participate and support computing and security initiatives required by the University of Texas System Office or other external governing bodies.
Design and lead key computing project governance and risk mitigation activities.
Develop and support mechanisms that engage and support IR stakeholders and users.
Maintain high level of communication with UTSW administration, clinicians, and faculty. Develop and manage technologies, mechanisms, and processes required to deliver the highest levels of customer support.
Maintain productive relationships with departmental computing representatives.
Implement continuous IR process improvement initiatives to ensure optimal allocation of institutional resources.
Fulfill all responsibilities of the University’s Information Resource Manager (IRM) as required by Texas State law.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field required. Masters degree preferred. A minimum of ten (10) years of broad-based, progressively responsible IT leadership experience, including governance, operations, program management, and strategy development required. Experience in healthcare and/or at an academic medical center is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Working knowledge of information technology trends most likely to affect the mission of academic medical centers.
Self-motivated and driven by opportunity and customer expectations.
Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
Ability to successfully work and collaborate with administrators, clinicians, and researchers at all levels.
Natural ability to articulate an IT strategy to a variety of constituents. Must have the ability to both present and defend ideas in a calm, rational, business-friendly and user-friendly manner.
Demonstrable project management experience with the implementation of comprehensive technology projects.
Understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements for large-scale healthcare and education organizations.
Proven knowledge and experience with enterprise data model/management requirements.
Experience with technology strategic planning methodologies.
Expertise with accounting and financial practices as applied to hardware, software, and technology services.
Crisis and disaster management and recovery experience.
The following is the acronym, "PACT", and is fundamental to all non clinical positions at UT Southwestern Medical Center:
P-Problem Solving: Employees take ownership in solving problems effectively, efficiently, and to the satisfaction of customers, or managers. They show initiative in addressing areas of concern before they become problems.
A-Ability, Attitude and Accountability: Employees exhibit ability to perform their job and conduct themselves in a professional and positive manner reflecting a professional environment readily assuming obligations in a dependable and reliable manner.
C-Communication, Contribution, and Collaboration: Who are our Customers? Anyone who requests our help, needs our work product, or receives our services. Employees focus on customer service with creative solutions while improving the customer experience through clear, courteous, and timely delivery and communication. Sharing ideas with others helps expand our contribution to department goals.
T-Teamwork: Employees work to contribute to the department’s success by supporting co-workers, promoting excellence in work product and customer service, and in maintaining a satisfying, caring environment for each other.
Work is performed primarily in general office area.
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code §51.215.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.