Strategic Relationships Manager/UKHC

University of Kentucky   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Finance
Posted on June 26, 2024
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title

Strategic Relationships Manager/UKHC

Requisition Number


Working Title

Strategic Relationships Manager/UKHC - Health System Administration (H4022)

Department Name

H4022:Health System Administration

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Grade Level


Salary Range


Type of Position


Position Time Status


Required Education


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Required Related Experience

7 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting, standing for long periods of time


8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, occasional nights and weekends as the business need requires

Job Summary

UKHC is actively recruiting for a Manager, Strategic Partnerships to join our External Affairs team. Reporting to the Chief External Affairs Officer, this position will be responsible for supporting the enterprise's Acute and Ambulatory Growth Strategy through involvement in all types of M&A transactions ranging from $10M – $1B.

This position will support a team of professionals or consultants who will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and implementing joint ventures (JV), mergers & acquisitions (M&A), and partnerships in order to support innovative growth initiatives. This team will work collaboratively across UKHC to ensure alignment, including with Acute care operations, Ambulatory operations, and College of Medicine operations.

This position is expected to successfully manage multiple projects and effectively communicate with senior executives across the Enterprise. Additionally, as the leader accountable for integration of external facing new business ventures, this position will require deep collaboration across the organization to understand the clinical operations, and business drivers of any new venture.

This role will also require supervising the team members who will be responsible for ongoing relationship management with external entities to drive patient referrals for our tertiary and quaternary care clinical practice.

Internal Employee Being Considered (IEBC).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Project Management, and Salesforce.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


Preferred Education/Experience

Master's degree ( MHA or MBA) and healthcare experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents