Associate Vice President, Information Technology

University of Miami Health System Miami, FL

This position has been filled.

The University of Miami Health System (UHealth) has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for candidates for their Associate Vice President, Information Technology.

UHealth is South Florida's only university-based medical system and delivers leading-edge patient care by the region’s best doctors. UHealth is powered by the groundbreaking research of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, the number one National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded institution in Florida.

UHealth is home to the number one eye hospital in the United States, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the only NCI-designated cancer center in South Florida, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a pioneering minimally invasive cardiac surgery program. UHealth also offers expertise in more than 100 other medical specialties. 

UHealth’s comprehensive network also includes more than 30 outpatient sites in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Collier Counties, including The Lennar Foundation Medical Center.

UHealth is made up of more than 1,300 physicians and scientists who are highly trained specialists focused on providing state-of-the-art medical care. From diagnosis to treatment and follow-up, physicians work in teams to deliver care that is tailored to each patient.

Associate Vice President, Information Technology Position Overview

With an innovative new CIO in place, the University of Miami Health System (UHealth) is in the process of expanding its technical capabilities, the IT team size, and continually optimizing its use of the Epic electronic health record. With a highly collaborative culture, relationship building across functional areas is encouraged to move projects forward and ensure the highest quality of clinical care.

The Associate Vice President, Information Technology is a new position for UHealth and will provide a rare opportunity for the right candidate to establish an inaugural business application department at a $4B health system.

The Associate Vice President, Information Technology will build their own team and help set the IT strategy and vision for the future. This position will report directly to the CIO.



  • Bachelor's degree required.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in Workday, time and attendance, budgeting and planning tools.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience in building a department and migration to new apps. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:

  • Subject matter expert in Workday.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
  • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Must be able and willing to provide hands on leadership and be prepared to lead from the front.

Please note that Kirby Partners exclusively represents this job opportunity and all candidates will be presented through our team of executive recruiters. If you have questions about this position, please email Margaret Cowan.