Michigan Medicine has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for candidates for their Chief Technology Officer position.
Michigan Medicine is the fully integrated academic medical center of the University of Michigan (U-M), comprised of the University of Michigan Health System (UMH), the Michigan Health Corporation, and the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS). It is one of the nation’s largest clinical, research and medical education enterprises within the nation’s top public research university. Michigan Medicine employees over 35,000 faculty, students, nurses and staff and had a $5.2 billion operating revenue in 2021.
University of Michigan Health includes the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, University Hospital, the Frankel Cardiovascular Center and the Rogel Cancer Center and UMH-West Hospital. Michigan Medicine’s adult hospitals were ranked no. 11 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report in 2020-21 and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was the only children’s hospital in Michigan nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties analyzed by U.S. News and World Report for 2021-22. The U-M Medical School is one of the nation’s top ranked research and primary care schools with total research funding of more than $550 million.
The U-M is the leading public university in the United States with 19 Schools and Colleges. It is #1 in research volume among U.S. public research universities, with over $1.5B in supported research.
Michigan Medicine’s hospitals, clinics and medical school proximity to other University of Michigan Schools, as well as a culture of collaboration, fosters unparalleled interdisciplinary and interprofessional innovation.
U-M is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, recently ranked by the Livability survey as #2 in the 2020 Top 100 Best Places to live in America. It is within 30 minutes to the Detroit international Airport and the large metropolitan area of Detroit. It is centrally located in the U.S. and within a 4 hour drive to Chicago and Toronto, as well as other major U.S. cities.
Chief Technology Officer Position Overview
Michigan Medicine, the health system and medical school of the University of Michigan, will be comprehensively advancing a variety of existing and soon to be acquired, cloud-based capabilities and infrastructure. Kirby Partners is conducting a search for an experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) who will be responsible for leading these efforts and managing the enterprise information technology portfolio at Michigan Medicine.
The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will report to the Michigan Medicine Chief Information Officer (CIO) who leads the enterprise information technology services, investments and strategic technology and information services strategy.
The CTO will partner with other key IT leaders to ensure they are delivering on key institutional projects as well as maintaining the organization’s core services.
The CTO will create the technology vision and strategy for cloud-based capabilities, with an appropriate balance between tactical and strategic demands. She/he will also ensure that systems performance and service-level requirements are met.
The CTO will have the technical knowledge and awareness necessary to modernize and drive enhanced efficiency and capability with modern IT techniques. The CTO is an influential role, making investment and priority trade-off decisions with input from the team.
The CTO has overall responsibility for:
- Managing technology infrastructure planning and deployment
- Making investment and priority trade-off decisions with input from the team
- Providing technology vision
- Enabling innovation
- Understanding the IT trends that can create business value
The CTO partners with other key IT leaders to ensure Michigan Medicine is delivering on key strategic information technology and services projects as well as maintaining enterprise technology infrastructure services.
Michigan Medicine is seeking a proven leader with visible executive presence, as well as demonstrated ability applying technology solutions to business problems. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as demonstrated by the ability to work effectively with physician and nursing partners, individuals, and teams, across disciplines.
To be successful, the CTO must not only have strong technical skills, but also demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies and new program development. She/he must be able to develop effective long-range business plans and strategies.
- Bachelor of Science degree in computer science or business administration or another related STEM or information/informatics field
- Minimum of 10 years of experience managing and/or directing technological operations, with a proven ability to lead a progressive IT organization to develop and implement IT programs on time and within budget
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in strategic technology planning, execution, and policy development
- Demonstrated experience with a variety of enterprise cloud-migration efforts
- Proven technical knowledge and awareness necessary to modernize and drive enhanced efficiency and capability with modern IT techniques
- Master’s degree in relevant discipline
- Experiences outside of health care as well as familiarity with academia and health organizations
Location & Travel Requirements:
This position will be based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Note: much of the HITS team is currently working remote. Expectations of leaders will be some regular office presence once able.
Demonstrates the following leadership competencies:
- Creates a Shared Vision
- Leads Innovation & Change
- Fosters & Promotes Diverse Teams
- Collaborates and Builds Inclusive Relationships
- Coaches and Develops Others
- Achieves Results
- Solves Problems
- Aligns Culture
- Acts with Courage and Confidence
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:
COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.
This includes those working or learning remotely.
More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website.
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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 Bryan Kirby.
Beaumont Health has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify, and present individuals for their Chief Information Security Officer position.
The Chief Information Security Officer is a senior IT leadership role with enterprise responsibility and accountability for the IT Cyber Security team. Working within a “greenfield” environment, the CISO will lead a team to ensure IT governance and policies and procedures are enacted and will also partner closely with the CTO to help ensure infrastructure security.
Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest health care system with eight hospitals and 187 outpatient sites, has received national recognition, including U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” list.
Key Network Indicators:
- 38,000 employees
- 5,000 physicians
- 3,429 total beds
- $4.4 billion total net revenue
Chief Information Security Officer Position Description:
Beaumont’s Chief Information Security Officer is a senior member of the IT leadership team and reports to the Executive Vice President/CIO. This is a very collaborative and operational position with dual reporting to Compliance. Compliance is responsible for privacy and policy violations. The CISO will lead a team to ensure IT governance and policies and procedures are enacted and will also partner closely with the CTO to help ensure infrastructure security.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Track record of establishing IT Cyber Security as an enabler and differentiator
- Approximately 10 years of experience overseeing IT Cyber Security in a complex environment
- Healthcare experience preferred (including peripheral industries)
- Strong communication skills and the ability to present to the board and interface with other executives both within and outside of the organization
- Strong leadership skills of approximately 4 years having led teams of at least 15 individuals
- Advanced degree preferred
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Bronson Healthcare System has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify and present individuals for their Director, Analytics Position.
Bronson is the leading system serving a ten-county region, not only in terms of quality and market share, but also in the hearts and minds of the community. Bronson continues to lead inpatient market share by nearly a two to one margin, with 31.7% of the region’s market share. For the tenth year in a row, Bronson Methodist Hospital has received National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award for the Kalamazoo-Portage area.
Director, Analytics Position Highlights
The Director Analytics – Information Technology is a new position within the Bronson Healthcare System and reports to the Vice President, CMIO. With the ongoing changes in the industry, Bronson Healthcare requires a leader to lead the organization to effectively leverage the power of business intelligence and data to improve care quality and coordination, access, equity, and reimbursement for defined populations. This individual will provide leadership on multiple dimensions – thought strategic planning, system education, staff development and growth, business development, team leadership, and collaborative leadership within Bronson Healthcare.
The University of Michigan Health System has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify and present individuals for their Chief Information Security Officer Position.
The University of Michigan Health System is an award-winning health care organization and premier academic medical center made up of: Hospitals, Health Centers and Clinics throughout Southeast Michigan; the University of Michigan Medical School and its Faculty Group Practice; Clinical activities of the University of Michigan School of Nursing; and Michigan Health Corp. – the legal entity that allows the Health System to enter into partnerships, affiliations, joint ventures and other business activities.
Chief Information Security Officer Position Highlights
Under the direction of the University of Michigan CISO and the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers CIO, the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) CISO is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and maintaining the system-wide information security program. The University of Michigan Health System CISO is a new position within the organization. The CISO will Manage the UMHS security system, but also play a key role in the overall university security program and assist with creating a consolidated University of Michigan security program.