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Sanford Health Vice President, Sanford Research and Innovation in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2301 East 60th St N, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Responsible for the development of projects, strategies and business ventures for research operations.

Apply advanced technical knowledge of research operations, along with external market practices to solve highly complex challenges. Guide Sanford Research in the identification and meeting of emerging health-related research opportunities.

Work collaboratively with research and health services leadership to engage appropriate stakeholders for the advancement of strategic operational plans that align with enterprise goals, and provide financial guidance and oversight.

Responsible for fulfilling duties of the designated executive leadership in event of absence.

Play a leading role in developing and updating the policies and procedures for research, affirming the integrity of the research process. Provide leadership to define, create, facilitate, manage and oversee the research infrastructure, to include; research equipment, research supply chain and research information technology.

Manage and oversee research facilities. Provide leadership and project management for the long-term facilities design and planning in consultation with senior leadership.

Establish and manage necessary and appropriate research safety and compliance policies.

Provide business support, to include; project management, budgeting, external engagement and contracting support to facilities. Promote interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary research.


Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Health Administration (MHA) or a master's degree in a related field required.

A demonstrated record of significant career progression, culminating in a senior management position required. A minimum of ten years of health care or scientific management experience and experience in an executive role preferred.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Leadership
Req Number: R-44959
Featured: No