University of Utah Health Care

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Associate Director of Enterprise Architecture

Associate Director of Enterprise Architecture

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As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA


This position administers day-to-day activities of hospital's clinic/area operations in accordance with established hospital policies to provide high quality health care services. Ensures economical and efficient performance under guidance of hospital's goals, objectives, and clinical operating budget.

  • Responsible for designing IT architecture for the organization on an enterprise level. 
  • Participates in strategic planning efforts to help align business goals with IT strategy. 
  • Oversees implementation of architecture system. 
  • Creates an overview of IT assests, IT processes, other internal functions and capabilities. 
  • Creates architectural models to support infrastructure, data, application, end-user experience and business architectures.


Job Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Performs to required standards for job specific responsibilities and technical competencies.

Talent Management

  • Hiring, training, developing, and communicating with staff.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for developing, monitoring and achieving budget goals.
  • Manages labor and non-labor expenses to budget or flex budget.
  • Manages revenue to budget to maximize potential revenue.


  • Responsible for patient satisfaction scores within assigned area(s).
  • Responsible for upholding PROMISE standards of direct reports and team members.


  • Responsible to achieve quality goals for assigned area(s).
  • Manages and promotes continuous process improvements in assigned area(s)

Performance Management

  • Responsible to provide staff feedback on performance, including on-time appraisals and coaching.
  • Responsible to deal with conflicts in a proactive manner and to reach resolution in a timely manner.

Building Relationships

  • Forms positive relationships with staff, peers, and senior leadership to support the mission, vision, values, and performance standards of the organization.
  • Actively engages staff with updates and news as well as involving staff in decisions and work teams. Provides feedback and recognition when appropriate.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Knowledge of hospital business operations and demonstrated strategic planning skills.
  • Knowledge of budgeting practices, reporting analysis, and forecasting.
  • Extensive resourcefulness required. Typically entails judgment in the development of solutions to major problems.
  • Effective leadership skills, which demonstrate decisiveness, the ability to participate in innovation and change, collaboration and teamwork, and problem solving.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to effect collaborative alliances, promote teamwork, and ensure a high degree of internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Effective organizational, planning, controlling, scheduling and project management abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal presentation.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced and changing environment with multiple priorities and objectives.
  • Consensus driven decision maker and effective in a team-style working environment.
  • Knowledge of data and application services.
  • Provides high level strategic advice for future IT investments and processes to support business goals.
  • Develops IT architectures and standards for the organization.
  • Aligns IT architectures with business practices and processes to enable delivery of appropriate solutions.
  • Monitors IT trends and does necessary analysis to asses the applicability of emerging technologies to support business goals.
  • Develops IT technology road maps aligned with IT and business strategies.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or a related area, or equivalency.
  • Six years of progressively more responsible management experience.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration.
  • TOGAF or related framework certification

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking