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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Clinical Operations Director leads a group defined as a distinct administrative entity within the organization which may contain divisions, and reports to the
executive level of the organization or to a department chair. Plans and directs the administrative and operational activities. Develops and implements short and long-range goals and objectives. Responsible for allocation of human, space, fiscal and material resources. Directs the preparation of budgets, reports, financial analyses, and statements and maintain operational records.

The primary duty of employee in this classification is the management of a customarily recognized department or subdivision, including the supervision of three or more full-time equivalent employees every week. Direction is over a permanent status-continuing function, not a collection of employees assigned to complete a project.

Management duties include interviewing, selecting and training of employees; setting and adjusting their rates of pay and hours of work; planning and
directing their work; appraising their productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in their status; handling their complaints and grievances and disciplining them when necessary.

Management responsibilities include the authority to hire, fire, or promote assigned employees or make recommendations that are given particular weight. Employees
have impact on budgeting, controlling costs, planning, scheduling, and procedural change.

Under FLSA, this is the exempt job classification for this title. Incumbents in this position must meet the full criteria for exempt status: salary level, salary basis, and duties tests.

Collaborates with Faculty and Radiology Department Leadership to move strategic objectives forward and align on operational improvements.

Creates a service culture to improve patient experience.


Direct oversight for the clinical operations of the Department of Radiology with direct supervision over the clinical modality managers of the department.

Develops and implements short and long-range goals and objectives for the clinical modalities

Responsible for allocation of human, space, fiscal and material resources

Responsible for the interviewing, selecting, and training of the clinical modality managers including the setting and adjusting  of their rates of pay and hours of work as well as planning and directing of their work, appraising their productivity and efficiency for purposes of recommending promotions or other changes in their status

Responsible for the oversight of large capital projects both new and replacement including schematic design and design development, equipment selection and activation of new sites of service

Responsible for revenue and cost containment associated with the clinical operations of the department; likewise involved in budget projections for the clinical operations of the department.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree

Several years of experience working in a health care environment in a managerial position

Excellent communication skills and ability to multi-task

Desired Qualifications*

Master’s degree preferred.

Work Locations


Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.