Business Operations Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7222474 (Ref.No. 18668-en_US)
Posted: February 29, 2024

Job Description


The Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated Business Operations Associate. This role will perform daily business and financial operations for the Department. The ideal candidate will be able to leverage previous experience to implement new and updated processes to support operations.


The Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine provides personalized care for patients with neurological disease, trains medical students and residents in clinical care and research, conducts research to advance the art and science of neurology, and provides meaningful new therapies for patients.

Job Duties


50% Financial Management: 
• Performs financial activities such as monthly budget forecasting, supplemental pay, and personnel effort distributions. 
• Monitors various department budgets to maintain expense targets.
• Provides oversight and quality assurance for affiliate billing and compensation related activities (e.g., AMS, IOM). 
• Assesses budget availability and compliance for travel and faculty expenses. 

30% Operations: 
• Reviews and provides level one approval for procurement requests.  
• Provides facilities administration for McNair, Neurosensory, and Main Baylor locations. 
• Implements and oversees compliance with departmental policies and procedures. 

20% Special Projects: 
• Leads process improvement projects across the department to support streamlining and increased efficiency.
• Collaborates across the department to maintain the Department communication platform including website management, social media management and annual reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree. 
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Business, Public Health or Health Administration.
  • Demonstrated experience in operations, finance, and/or healthcare administration. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to display a professional and positive attitude.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively across the Department. 
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, efficient, and strong organizational skills. 

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.