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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

The Michigan Data Collaborative (MDC) is a data collection, enrichment, and distribution group in the Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) organization for Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan. We support care delivery transformation initiatives across the state, with goals to achieve improvements in population health, enhancements to patient experience and care delivery, and reductions in overall healthcare costs.

The purpose of this role is to ensure all contracted commitments, products, and services for the Michigan Data Collaborative are fully met and delivered.  This will involve direct management of 15-20 data and analytic professionals, as well as coordination with 2-3 technical documentation, training, and communications specialists.  

This role will work closely with the MDC Business Development Director, and will report directly to the HITS Senior Director for Data, Reporting, and Analytics.


Team Management and Delivery on Commitments:

  • All Staff Managerial duties – hire, fire, pay, evaluate, discipline.
  • Staff work assignments, workload management, progress tracking, and team structure.
  • Ensure quality of all work and deliverables.
  • Ensure delivery within required and committed timelines.
  • Staff development, training, professional growth.
  • Financial budgeting and monitoring.
  • Manage internal process – establish, review, improve.
  • Customer satisfaction.
  • Participation in committees and other leadership teams and workgroups for current projects.
  • Participation in HITS and/or Michigan Medicine committees, workgroups, etc. as needed for MDC.
  • Ensure MDC staff follow MDC-specific, as well as HITS, Michigan Medicine, and UofM, policies.
  • Work with Business Development Director to:
    • Provide input into scope and services for new work, including attending meetings and presentations as needed
    • Ensure handoff of new work is received in a complete way, including relationships required for delivery and operationalization of commitments

Design, scope, develop, implement, and deliver new capabilities and services with input from the Business Development Director.

Required Qualifications*

  • Master’s Degree or higher (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • At least 3 years of experience in a management and/or supervisory position with demonstrated ability to effectively supervise team members
  • Experience working in a technical role with a Payer, Provider, or healthcare-related organization
  • Experience with collecting, aggregating, and managing healthcare data, preferable both claims and EMR medical record data types
  • Experience using healthcare data for population health reporting and analysis in support of “triple aim” (improved care quality; enhanced patient experience; lowered costs) initiatives
  • Familiar with Michigan Medicine Human Resource Policies and Practices
  • Proven record of Team development and growth
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings
  • Demonstrated coordination, time management, and communication skills
  • Experience working with information technology subject matter experts and data architects 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Familiarity and experience with university administrative and business tools such as Concur, timekeeping, and other tools which would enable effective oversight and hiring practices
  • Previous project management experience
  • Experience in leadership and professional development training

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.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

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.