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Veterinary Medical Hospital Administrator
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Feb. 8, 2019
Title Veterinary Medical Hospital Administrator
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department School of Veterinary Medicine
Application Deadline Apr. 8, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Business & Administration
    Administration - Academic Unit

Posting Date: February 8, 2019

Posting End Date: April 8, 2019

Position: Veterinary Medical Hospital Administrator

Location: School of Veterinary Medicine

Status: Full Time

Special Qualifications In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming an "Outcomes-Oriented University," the ideal Administrator will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Tuskegee University’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate professional and courteous interactions with faculty, staff, students, clients, and other constituents
  • Reinforce the objective to achieve the highest level of client service and satisfaction
  • Maintain a positive hospital image with the community, local government officials and professional associations
  • Work with the VMTH Director on marketing strategies and enhancement of community connections
  • Work with the VMTH director to plan, strategize and coordinate patient care services for a profitable hospital
  • Design, administer, and maintain standard operating procedures/system for hospital operation
  • Establish goals for hospital operation in alignment with the mission of the College and the University
  • Prepare the annual operating budget for the VMTH in consultation with the VMTH director and clinical department heads for submission to the Dean
  • Oversee basic budget fiscal accounts in Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital-administration, diagnostic services, teaching/animal care, central supply, pharmacy, ambulatory, clinical proficiency examination, and other educational programs/initiatives
  • Create reports to analyze the effectiveness of the hospital in reaching financial goals and budget maintenance; prepare financial and other operational reports as needed; and initiate end-of-month and end-of-year reports
  • Participate in the process of hiring staff within the VMTH; supervise staff to maintain current hospital inventory and other duties
  • Develop an effective team through regular meetings for continuous enhancement of hospital operations; complete staff performance appraisals as assigned to the unit
  • Recommend changes in software, business forms, policies and procedures to improve the operational efficiency of the VMTH
  • Assist the VMTH Board in establishing and maintaining up-to-date fee schedules and price lists for professional services rendered and products sold
  • Work with Medical Records to maintain current and accurate records to drive revenue and manage costs for sustaining the hospital financially; performs quality checks and reviews of client files
  • Oversee collection, safeguarding and reporting of all funds received in the VMTH; verify the accuracy of daily cash receipts reported by the Accounting Clerk
  • Establish credit authorization for charge purchases
  • Monitor client credit account balances and initiate collection actions on delinquent accounts
  • Communicate with clients and vendors regarding billing or credit matters and take appropriate action
  • Establish effective management practices regarding accounts payable; ensure vendors are paid in a timely manner; manage client and vendor relationships to enhance hospital operations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Accounting or closely related field, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA); medical degree in a health-related field are also acceptable
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of managerial experience in a veterinary hospital setting or a human medical facility
  • Must have experience in budget administration and managing a business for profitable sustainability
  • Must possess knowledge of organizational financial practices and procedures
  • Must have demonstrated customer service experience in a business or medical environment
  • Should have knowledge and understanding of hospital economics and human resources
  • Should have knowledge of clinical information systems and implementation in an educational environment
  • Must have excellent communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Must have demonstrated organizational staff supervision and leadership experience, appropriate management skills, decision-making abilities, problem-solving abilities, and conflict management skills
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, openly, and honestly with diverse groups and stakeholders (verbal, written and electronic methods)
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills to function in a business/educational environment
  • Must have experience with computer and office software (Microsoft Office, Excel, practice management software, etc.)

Salary Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources Attn: Employment/Recruitment 1200 West Montgomery Road 101 Kresge Center Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama 36088 Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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Contact Information

  • Office of Human Resources
    Employment Manager
    Tuskegee University
    1200 West Montgomery Road, Ste. 101
    Tuskegee, AL 36088
  • 334-727-8510
  • 334-724-4319


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