Assistant/Associate Dean of Health Information Technology (527231)

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 7, 2023
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Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit





Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is a national leader in transforming the health of communities through its purposeful integration of education, research and clinical care by providing an environment enhanced by diversity, clinical innovation and research, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine prepares socially accountable, community-based physicians, scientists, and health professionals who are uniquely qualified to transform the health of patients and communities. The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Dean of Heath Information Technology. We seek a dynamic and visionary leader that will be responsible for the strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation and coordination of the information and technology systems for the College of Medicine and the FIU Healthcare Network, in collaboration with academic, clinical and research leadership. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to provide leadership in the development and implementation of a comprehensive user training program to address current and future needs as well as develop healthcare and business information systems that will interface with various internal and external entities such as hospitals, clinics and government agencies.


The Assistant/Associate Dean of Health Information technology will serve in an advisory capacity with academic administrators and faculty to plan and implement strategies to enhance technology related to the delivery of instruction, as well as work with research faculty to identify and implement information technologies to grow and support biomedical and clinical research. This position will collaborate with many areas of the university including the Division of Information Technology and the University IT security Office to oversee the overall HIPAA compliance for HWCOM by reviewing HIPAA data security and privacy. The candidate will lead and support efforts with diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to health information technology. This role will work closely with faculty, staff and students and will collaborate across the university. This position will serve on the HIPAA committee and oversee training efforts and risk assessments. The selected candidate will work closely with the FIU Division of Information Technology, and other FIU departments to lead information management strategic and operational plans, clinical information systems, database systems, operational systems, desktop support and security strategy in the support of the overall academic focused mission.


Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, information management or equivalent discipline and 3 years of proven experience in a leadership role.


Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree, executive level management in an educational institution with an academic health center, college of medicine and/or other clinical professions. Knowledge of current issues, trends and uses of technology, particularly in a health care environment. Experience working with physicians and other health professionals in developing and implementing technology related to education and practice of medicine. Familiarity with key business issues in the health care industry, particularly related to physician practices, teaching hospitals, medical schools and medical education.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 527231 at and attach letter of interest and curriculum vitae in a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references (previous supervisors) who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by March 23, 2023. Review will continue until position is filled.


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.New York