Chief Administrative Officer (Dean's Office)

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Management
Posted on January 16, 2023
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Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.


Chief Administrative Officer (Dean’s Office)

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine


The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a full-time Chief Administrative Officer position within the Dean’s Office. This position will serve as a senior administrator for the Office of the Dean and the Office of Finance and Administration within the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. The Chief Administrative Officer will advise and make recommendations to the Dean of the College of Medicine regarding the planning and implementation of strategic initiatives and monitor performance measurements; recommend changes in organizational systems, policies, and procedures in line with FIU and HWCOM; and direct, supervise and coordinate the overall operations for the Dean’s Office administrative support.


The role will direct and supervise the overall operations for risk management, quality management, privileging/re-privileging and credentialing, and medical records. The selected applicant will work in collaboration with the Associate Dean of Clinical Operations, to review, analyze, share insight, develop solutions, and identify opportunities for operational integration and efficiencies within the clinical operations, clinical quality, and risk management. The position will also focus on various special projects including but not limited to; working with assigned leadership in the execution of the clinical operations improvement plan; outline and document workflows, including clinical compliance, risk management and data quality; participate in FIU Academic Health Care tasks as assigned by HWCOM leadership.


Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in areas of Business Administration, Finance or related field and 10 years of experience, or a bachelor’s degree in areas of Business Administration, Finance or related field and 12 years of experience. Five years of the required experience must be working with senior leadership. Desired qualifications include previous experience overseeing clinical operations, extensive knowledge of clinical regulatory requirements, and proven experience ensuring compliance.  


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 528585 at and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae in a single pdf file.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.