Section Administrator

University of Colorado - Aurora, CO (30+ days ago)4.2

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Orthopedics

Section Administrator (Business Services Program Manager)

Position #705590 – Requisition 13236

The Department of Orthopedics has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Section Administrator (Business Services Program Manager) position.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

Position Emphasis:
Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operation of functional work units, including the development and implementation of processes consistent with college, school or departmental strategies and processes and the supervision of professional and support staff.

The Section Administrator (SA) for the Trauma, Joint, Sports, and Oncology Sections in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the clinical and business activities of the Sections, while ensuring compliance with all internal and external policies and procedures that govern the Section’s efforts. This position will oversees the Section’s fiscal affairs, human resources, and day-to-day operations in support of the Section’s, Department’s and School’s mission and goals.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver | 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.

The University of Colorado Denver | 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 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.
The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience at the management level, including direct responsibility for the oversight of Section activities including fiscal affairs, human resources, and day-to-day operations.
Substitution: Professional, progressive responsible personnel and/or financial management experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s or higher earned degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Healthcare Administration, or Finance.
One (1) or more years of supervisory experience.
Fiscal management experience, which included: the development/management of operating and capital budgets; payroll; purchasing; travel; and the review of financial statements, as well as CFTE and RVU productivity.

Competencies/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.
Effective presentation skills.
Ability to monitors physician services billing and collection activity with CU Medicine in order to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of charge processing and to track physician productivity.
Ability to manage Open Encounters and Provider Action Needed reports and communicate deficiencies with appropriate providers.

Special Instructions to Applicants: *Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Jodi Naylor at

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions: APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.