Managing Director of the Center for Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence (CDHAI), Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

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Job Listing posted by Zainab Latif
Thu Jan 12, 2023


Managing Director of the Center for Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence (CDHAI)
Location: Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

The Managing Director will work with the energetic and dynamic team (including co-directors, research manager, postdocs and researchers) to advance the mission of the Center. Responsibilities include the following:

1. Leadership and management of CDHAI:
  • Establish and maintain a growth plan for CDHAI in the health IT market, working closely with the center co-directors
  • Cultivate a network of contacts within the health IT community
  • Collaborate with external fellows of CDHAI to develop new programs
  • Manage large conference events such as the CHITA Conference
  • Identify, develop, and secure business opportunities by generating new leads, representing CDHAI at local and national meetings, creating custom presentations, writing business proposals, and managing meetings and seminars
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance, and recommending new opportunities for engagement with CDHAI
  • Manage marketing communications by working with JHU PR and external PR channels, serving as editor of CDHAI's newsletter, and developing CDHAI's web presence and online applications
  • Execute programs and projects by utilizing project management best practices, assigning resources, delegating tasks, employing and supervising student assistants and fellows, and delivering and presenting projects to clients
  • Direct operations by administering financial planning and budgeting, participating in strategic planning and goal setting, and executing strategic plans and other operational agendas
2. Research:
  • Prepare research proposals and work with center co-directors and other staff to plan research studies
  • Produce research papers, whitepapers, and articles to be submitted for publication in peer-reviewed journals and/or trade publications
  • Expand global operations by conceptualizing and initiating global health program development
  • Manage policy developments by advocating for favorable health IT policies, engaging with government officials and policymakers, and tracking legislative developments and positioning CDHAI to take advantage of emerging policies and programs
  • Drive innovation by conceptualizing and managing a nationwide innovation challenge program and partnering with early-stage companies and investors to collaborate in health IT product development and economic development

   • MBA/MS with 5+ years of work experience, preferably related to health information technology
   • Thorough knowledge of health information technology, health care and pharmaceutical industry terminology and practices
   • Proven ability in presenting and negotiating
   • Ability to work independently or in a team setting, adjust to changing priorities, and maintain a professional and positive attitude
   • Strong presentation and negotiating skills, as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
   • Ability to manage staff

Interested candidates may submit the following as a single PDF to with the subject line “Managing Director Position”
  1. Resume
  2. Names of three references
  3. A letter of interest summarizing qualifications, areas of expertise, and career goals
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Closing Date

Dec 31, 2023

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