MD Anderson Cancer Center Administrative Director in Houston, Texas


The Administrative Director is responsible for the oversight of operations across several clinical academic sections (as assigned by DI Department Administrator) including strategic planning, financial management, human resource management, operations management, facilities/physical asset management, and faculty practice coordination. These administrative responsibilities are met by working with and through established Department and Division of Diagnostic Imaging processes and procedures.


Administrative Director provides administrative assistance in executing all professional management responsibilities for the section, and reports daily to the Department Administrator for institutional, administrative, financial/budgetary, and academic/research matters.

Sets strategic priorities and tactics in consultation with the Administrator, Section Chiefs and the Department Chair to align with institutional and divisional strategic initiatives. Responsible for the outcomes of processes in assigned areas including quality, financial, productivity, throughput/efficiency and interdisciplinary team work. Provides direction, guidance and developmental planning to staff. Directs delegates and oversees delivery and work efforts to achieve and maintain excellence in outcomes. Promotes a satisfied, healthy work environment for the workforce by establishing a climate of growth, challenge and development for all staff. Supports a high level of clinical competence and professional development for staff.


A.Strategic Planning and Marketing

Participates in strategic planning related to the faculty practice. Makes presentations and prepares reports as requested. Develops the annual Faculty/patient volume projections based on history and new programs in collaboration with the DA and DI Clinical Operations, the Director of DI Strategic Operations, and the Director of Finance and Business Operations.

B.Financial Management

Assumes accountability for financial oversight of areas of responsibility including, annual review of charge capture and fee structure, auditing and account reconciliation, budget development and variance analysis/explanation, and supply inventory. Responsible for equipment budget development and implementation in collaboration with the DA and Department Chair. Ensures performance to annual operating budget by taking corrective action when appropriate/necessary.

C.Human Resources Management

Manages human resources including clinical, administrative and clerical staffing alignment with institutional and Division standards. Oversees the selection, supervision, development and evaluation of classified personnel. Develops monitors and enforces productivity and performance standards. Develops staffing plans and justifies incremental resources.

D.Operations Management

Supervises operations including issues related to faculty resources, scheduling, and customer service. Develops plans in collaboration with the DA, Chairman and Division leadership. Ensures that operational practices are continually improved through the development, implementation and evaluation of continuous quality improvement initiatives. Ensures compliance with institutional, divisional and department based policies and procedures as well as external regulatory requirements.

E.Facilities/Physical Asset Management

ls responsible for facility and physical asset planning and maintenance including facility design and inventory management developed in collaboration with the Department Administrator and the Director of Finance and Business Operations. Ensures optimal utilization of assigned resources. Justifies requests for incremental space resources using institutional and divisional processes.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field

Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration.


Required: Five years of related management experience to include at least two years in a supervisory/lead capacity. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Four years of management experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.