Title:  Administrator II

Division:  Emergency Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $130,000 - $160,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11685


The Department of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for their Department Administrator position. Our operations are based out of Ben Taub General Hospital, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, and Texas Children's Hospital. Ben Taub General Hospital is the largest Level 1 trauma center in southeast Texas with certified stroke and STEMI programs that sees nearly 80,000 emergency visits per year.


The Department Administrator partners with the Department Chair and other institutional leaders in the operations and strategic planning of the department as it relates to budget planning, fiscal and resource planning/administration, human resource utilization, policy administration, and coordination of activities with other entities.  This position is eligible for an annual performance-based bonus.

Job Duties

Operations Management

  • All operational activity for the Department flows through this position. Whether directly performed or delivered by operational partners, all Departmental operations are the responsibility of the Administrator.


Talent Management

  • The Department Administrator is responsible for the oversight and direction of human resource operations in the department.


Financial Management

  • The Department Administrator leads complex Departmental finances and budget functions. This position has the overarching fiscal responsibility for directing the Department's financial staff, managing financial resources to achieve optimal utilization, which includes financial planning, budgeting, and accounting functions.


Space and Facilities Management

  • The Department has activities occurring at multiple sites which requires directing and developing a functional space plan for the Department, and coordinating the support services necessary to ensure the operation of the Department's facilities.


Process Improvement/Project and Change Management

  • The Department Administrator drives continuous improvement in all domains and participates in College-wide efforts.

Research Administration

  • The Department Administrator leads research administration to support the needs of faculty and staff, operation and support of departmental resources, and is responsible for all aspects of the preparation, submission and administration of departmental grants and contracts.


Clinical and Patient Care Management

  • The Department Administrator is responsible for the administrative management of clinical programs that are significant in value and reputation to BCM.


Academic Administration Program

  • As BCM education programs are accredited by several accreditors, it is vital to ensure BCM programs stay in compliance with all standards and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Eleven years of directly related experience with four years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and seven years of directly related experience with four years of supervisory experience may also be considered.
  • Progressively responsible experience in administrative management, with significant experience in managing a complex academic organization.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.