Director of Clinical Operations and Academic Alignment

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Position Type
Schedule Shift
9:00 - 5:30
Hours Per Week
Information Technology
FLSA Status
Location : Country


As an accomplished IT professional, you will join our organization as a Technical Director of Clinical IT Operations. This role requires an individual with strong technical skills and experience with healthcare, a passion for academic collaboration, and a commitment to driving excellence in both clinical operations and academic initiatives. The successful candidate will play a key role in advancing the integration of technology with dual roles as director as well as engineer.


  • Strategic Leadership:
    • Through collaboration with system wide leaders and technical engineers, execute a comprehensive strategic plan for clinical IT operations and academic alignment, supporting the University System’s mission and academic goals.
    • Collaborate with IT Leaders and Engineers, academic, research and clinical staff to develop and integrate innovative technologies into educational programs and clinical practices.
  • Clinical Systems Management:
    • Implement, optimize, and maintain clinical information systems and alignment with academic initiatives.
    • Drive innovation in healthcare technology within clinical workflows, focusing on enhancing both patient care, telemedicine, and educational experiences.
  • Academic Collaboration:
    • Build vendor partnerships, fostering collaborative projects that integrate IT solutions into academic and clinical settings.
    • Lead initiatives to enhance academic curricula through the incorporation of emerging technologies and best practices.
  • Innovation Management and leadership:
    • Identify opportunities for innovation in clinical and academic settings, evaluating emerging trends and technologies in healthcare IT and education.
    • Champion a culture of innovation within the organization by supporting research projects, academic collaborations, and technology-driven learning experiences.
    • Build consensus and lead multidisciplinary teams, including clinical systems analysts, academic coordinators, and project managers.
    • Promote a collaborative environment that encourages creativity, academic excellence, and the pursuit of innovative solutions.
  • Quality Assurance and Compliance:
    • Establish and maintain robust quality assurance processes for clinical IT operations and academic initiatives.
    • Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations, academic accreditation standards, and best practices.
    • Leverage the current staff and institutional investments to implement standards designed to optimize revenue and cost while averting risks.
  • Security
    • Implement a system that is HIPPA compliant, following NIST standards with a goal of Hitrust certification to optimize potential for revenue growth and partnership potential.
    • Standardize policies and procedures while reducing risks associated with vendors and data loss.
    • Leverage modern data practices to ensure data, vendors and hosted service providers have appropriate security measures in place and exceed HIPAA regulations ensuring availability, confidentiality, and integrity of data.
    • Implement a security strategy, in partnership of Information Security, to meet the needs of research, clinical specialties and university data.


Education/ Experience

  • 4 or more years as a technology professional.
  • Certifications in cybersecurity and cloud providers.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Experience in the healthcare /academic setting preferred.
  • Microsoft Azure and Amazon Infrastructure
  • Cloud-based networking standards
  • Regulatory knowledge, aligned to ISO, HIPAA and SOC 2 assessment
  • Experience with RBAC, and PowerShell scripting.
  • Experience working with "Team-Based Practices," like Agile, Kanban
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Ability to follow standard change management processes. Document and evaluate the impact of required changes to the various systems: plan, schedule, and communicate.
  • Ability to understand and follow sometimes complex oral and written instructions.


  • As needed, infrequent
  • Flexible working hours, with the occasional possibility of work outside standard hours including weekends.

Maximum Salary

USD $150,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $120,000.00/Yr.


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