Interim Director of Laboratory

Confidential | Chicago, Illinois 60612

Salary Range: $145,000.00 - $162,000.00
Date Posted: October 18, 2018
Opportunity Code: 17169


Lead a large Lab department and guide process improvement as Interim Director of Laboratory in Chicago, Illinois

The Position
  • The Interim Director of Laboratory is provides leadership and guidance of approximately 250 FTEs in an integrated academic setting
  • Key responsibilities include driving staff engagement within the department and spearheading process improvements around safety initiatives
  • We are seeking an individual with big scope experience who has an understanding of the academic environment, as well as IT integration 
  • Must have previous leading lab operations for a large acedemic medical center
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • MT ASCP required

The Community
  • Chicago, Illinois, is an exciting and bustling city with attractions around every corner - from high-flying observatories, to Millennium Park where art and music are playfully intertwined 
  • Traversed by the Chicago and Calumet rivers, Chicago's extensive parklands, including 3,000 hectares of city parks, attract an estimated 86 million visitors annually
  • Calling this town home is easy with 77 vibrant neighborhoods to choose from, each with their own mix of historical sights and attractions, arts and culture, dining, nightlife, shopping, and most importantly, personality

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor.
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including accrual of paid time off (PTO); access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; 401(k) retirement plan; and a flexible spending account (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement).
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B. E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.


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