UofL Health

Executive Director, HSC Business Affairs, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
ULP-Administration Leadership
Job Type


Executive Director





   The Department of Pathology at the University of Louisville continues to experience a robust phase of growth and expansion and is seeking a full-time Executive Director (also referred to as Senior Director, HSC Business Affairs).


   The Executive Director for the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is the primary non-faculty administrator and responsible for oversight, administration and management of fiscal, clinical, academic and research functions which includes comprehensive financial activity, budget planning, reporting, comparison and analysis, forecasting, grants, contracts, human resources, clinical practice, facilities, regulatory compliance to support and sustain the department while working to identify opportunities to increase support and services to meet strategic initiatives. The Director will partner with the department Chair, Health Science Center Finance and Administration, and University of Louisville Physicians leadership to develop and execute strategies for the department within the U of L School of Medicine and U of L Health.


The Executive Director works in conjunction with the hospital CEOs, health system executives, and practice plan executives in managing and leading the laboratories associated with the department throughout the health system.

Responsible for mentoring and leading faculty MD and PhD in the areas of leadership growth and consulting in aforementioned areas including but not limited to human resources, administration, and financial affairs.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is a leader in digital pathology and artificial intelligence with a fully digital clinical workflow that affords residents and faculty unique opportunities and allows them the flexibility of remote access. The department is also supported by several state-of-the-art research and diagnostic laboratories, including strong core instrument facilities with modern molecular diagnostics capabilities.


Louisville, home of the Kentucky Derby, is a city on the move, with major amenities like world-class performing arts and cultural amenities, great sports, a thriving downtown, an abundance of parks and recreational areas, and an incredible

food and dining culture. Yet Louisville also offers hospitality, warmth, and smaller-city advantages like shorter commutes and a lower cost of living.



Applicant’s minimum requirements include Master's degree in Business or a related field and five years of experience in healthcare administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Advanced education (professional degree, secondary master’s), certification in applicable areas including but not limited to CHFP, FACHE, CMPE, CMA, PHR, SHRM are desirable, as is a prior experience in higher education.


An equivalent combination of education, experience, and certifications will also be considered.


The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.


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