Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) is seeking a Senior Director to lead the Data, Reporting and Analytics (DRA) division. Please consider applying to join Michigan Medicine’s dynamic data and analytics core services team and continue our successful partnership with the Michigan Medicine research, clinical and education missions. This leader drives the enterprise data and analytics strategy and data governance program across the diverse needs of Michigan Medicine. In addition to managing the DRA Division, the Senior Director works closely with the Michigan Medicine Data & Analytics community to lead the planning, evaluation, selection, implementation and support of the right data and analytic capabilities for the enterprise to ensure our distributed analytics community has the best data and analytics capabilities possible. They serve as an advisor to the leadership team to develop and deliver enterprise-wide solutions for complex data and analytics challenges across a distributed community.
The HITS Data, Reporting & Analytics (DRA) division collaborates with partners throughout Michigan Medicine, the U-M, and the state of Michigan, to create data resources which can be used across the enterprises. Their work enables enterprise analytics which supports strategic, data-driven decisions by leaders, researchers, clinicians, educators, and administrators. DRA provides services across the clinical, education, research, and administrative mission domains and is organized around the following core capabilities: Data Foundations, Analytics, Health Information Exchange, and Enterprise Data Solutions.
This position reports to the Michigan Medicine Chief Information Officer.
Lead the creation of Michigan Medicine (MM) Enterprise Data & Analytics Strategy. Work with the D&A community to understand use cases and needs in order to develop a vision and strategy with clear outcomes. Execute the strategy while ensuring business outcomes are measured and demonstrated.
Establish MM Data Governance. Cascades from data strategy into data governance to promote data access, quality, and analytical capability. Governance can include a knowledge worker training program, a data stewardship model, data standards. Implement processes, policy and tools that promote data; quality, interoperability, and accessibility. Strive to reduce the cost of managing data and increase the value of the data.
Identify and Champion MM Enterprise Data & Analytics Investments. Collaborate with industry data experts to understand industry trends and allow a proactive approach to Data & Analytics investments. Work with business and IT leaders to identify areas of technical needs for future data and analytics and data science capabilities. Drive the development and deployment of the data and analytics platform. Identify, prioritize, and secure funding for enterprise data initiatives.
Advises MM Leadership on Enterprise Data & Analytics Concerns. Serve as the MM Data & Analytics technical advisor. Represent MM Data & Analytics concerns at leadership meetings and conferences. Leads and/or serves on steering committees and helps leadership use its data effectively at these meetings.
Be a Change Agent. Gain executive level support for MM Data & Analytics Strategy and governance. Ensure Michigan Medicine-wide understanding and support of the MM Data & Analytics Strategy. Foster a sense of community among the MM data and analytics community that leads to improved sharing and operating under a set of common principles.
In addition, as a senior IT leader, the Senior Director has responsibilities for the following general management and leadership activities:
Collaborates effectively across all levels of Michigan Medicine leadership.
Collaborates with other HITS Senior Directors and staff to align data and analytic goals with technology resources, infrastructure and other services.
Recruits, coaches, and leads staff for success. Conducts performance reviews, develops salary planning proposals, and assists staff with career development planning and training.
Develops and executes operating and capital funding plans that ensure cost-effectiveness and goal alignment.
Ensures compliance with appropriate information assurance and security requirements.
Ensures projects are completed within time and budget requirements utilizing standard project management tools and techniques.
Manages day-to-day operational activities including: assigning and prioritizing tasks, managing and measuring performance, and managing resource capacity.
Fosters, develops, and promotes diversity in all aspects of the organization.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Data management and analytics, Healthcare or related field with a minimum of 8 years overall relevant experience.
At least 7 years of large-team supervisory experience recruiting, mentoring, career development, performance management, leadership, and team building.
Significant relevant experience in data management, including creating partnerships, implementing data governance, and understanding the underlying technologies needed to enable data innovation across a large organization.
Demonstrated experience with developing data strategy, policies, and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet or exceed expectations in a dynamic environment; experience creating tools and capabilities to assist with data discovery & collaboration, ensure data quality, and to load, clean, enrich, manage, and share data and metadata from a variety of sources.
Possess a high degree of data literacy, that being the ability to read, write and communicate data in context, including an understanding of data sources and constructs, analytical methods and techniques applied, and the ability to describe the use case, the application and resulting value.
High-level understanding of healthcare data standards, dependencies and constraints for a large health system data organization.
Strong understanding of data warehousing and database terminology.
Strong understanding of reporting and analytics terminology, as well as emerging technologies.
Demonstrated experience at guiding an organization through significant change.
Ability to lead a diverse team with technology, operations, and analytical participation.
Proven ability to be successful and work well with other leaders in a changing and ambiguous environment.
MS/MA or higher degree in computer sciences, or information/data management.
Experience in computer programming, query languages, and internet-based data visualization platforms such as Tableau are also preferred.
Recognized national expert in the healthcare analytics field.
Experience with complex academic medical center.
Experience with healthcare operations or Health IT.
Experience with large electronic healthcare record vendor, Epic systems preferred.
Knowledge of Oracle and SAP.
Familiar with big data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, HBase, Lucene/Solr) and Extract Transform Load (ETL) tools.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: General direction is received from the Chief Information Officer.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Functional and administrative supervision is exercised over managerial, professional, and support staff.
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