Title:  Administrator and Financial Strategist

Division:  Office of Chief Operating Officer
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Hybrid
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  15561


Leads under the general direction of the Executive Director of Financial Operations, in the office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Baylor College of Medicine; with a dotted line to Leadership over assigned Academic Units. As a key member of the Operations Leadership Team, this role Plans, directs, and implements the financial, personnel, patient care, research, educational, and operational activities for assigned Departments and College initiatives. Additionally, the Administrator will provide significant oversight and expertise to ongoing and ad hoc College planning and improvement processes.


This position will play a key role in the creation, identification, and analysis of metrics to improve business performance, creating transparency, and driving business actions. And supports the development and tracking of related projects and initiatives. Supports training and education efforts across the academic units and central users; individual and/or enterprise-wide. Connects timely reporting with decision processes for business processes and operational plans connected to strategic goals. Provides ad-hoc reporting for just-in-time event management and special requests from executive leadership. A key contributor to operational reporting and support for all COO-based programs and activities.  This position is eligible for a performance-based bonus.


This position may be eligible to work a hybrid work arrangement as work permits.


Internal title:  Administrator I;  working title:  Administrator and Financial Strategist

Job Duties

  • Responsible for all financial, personnel, patient care, research, educational, and operational activities for assigned areas or Department(s).
  • Enforces safety compliance rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for assigned Department Budget Development, as well as, playing a lead role in overall Budget validation and planning for the Enterprise and Missions.
  • As a leader within the Office of COO, leads critical operational and performance improvement processes; collaborating with Departments and Central Leadership to meet Mission and Financial objectives.
  • Coordinates services across the department to ensure that the clinical, research, and education missions are aligned with Baylor College of Medicine’s missions and values.
  • Ensures departmental compliance with all federal laws, state laws, and Baylor College of Medicine policies and procedures.
  • Participates in strategic planning for Baylor and assigned, specific departments, regarding operations, performance improvement, and new program development; including, assigned Baylor projects and initiatives within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer.
  • Serves as liaison for the chair, faculty, staff, residents, and students with other university departments and offices.
  • Communicates with appropriate key stakeholders with regard to deadlines, notices and College mandated changes and initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Experience in an academic health system.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate and communicate in highly complex, matrixed organizations.
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with physicians, principal investigators, administrators, mission leaders, and functional leaders of shared services.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong organizational skills, flexible and adaptable style, and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and skilled at conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated technical acumen focused on financial analysis, budget operations, and advanced reporting.



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.