Huron Consulting Group Cerner Director - Any Major U.S. City in Madison, Wisconsin

The Opportunity:

Imagine sharing your hard-earned IT expertise in the areas of healthcare technology that really matter. We’re talking innovative, customized solutions that Huron’s know-how provides across all EHR platforms. Huron’s Healthcare Technology Services Group (HTSG) team offers diverse and integrated professional opportunities thanks to our partnerships with leading national regional healthcare systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals and physician practices. And by leveraging your professional, technical and industry knowledge, you’ll expand your skills in IT consulting and provide solutions that effect sustainable, meaningful change. Sounds like a team you can get behind, right?

Join Huron’s world-class Healthcare IT Consulting arena… and be prepared to hit the ground running.

Position Summary:

Huron healthcare technology client’s needs are unique and so we are constantly on the look-out for outstanding technicians with different types and levels of expertise and knowledge who can uncover, untangle, and tackle the biggest challenges facing healthcare. In this fast-paced environment, you will thrive with minimal oversight, flexibility, adaptability, and resilience. Your ability to listen and respond persuasively and masterfully to clients, especially in difficult situations, will help lead clients through implementation, optimization, and improvement of their Cerner systems and beyond.

Our Directors partner with our clients to analyze and identify root cause of their most pressing issues and then develop and implement the tools and training to make them successful. So, if you’re passionate about making a positive tangible impact in healthcare, we’re waiting to hear from you!



Directors in the Cerner service line must demonstrate performance and experience in the following

Client Relationship Management

-Build and manage successful client relationships with their established network. Quickly establish credibility for the respective project work by proactively building strategic working relationships and demonstrating Cerner expertise

Practice Development

-Participate as a leader in practice management which includes tools and methodologies to deliver work, and talent development including recruiting

-Participate in activities such as sales pursuits, solution advancement and methodology, recruiting, and internal training development, as appropriate

Managing and Leading Teams

-Create an effective work environment setting a positive tone, establishing performance expectations and driving accountability through motivation

-Provide leadership to both consulting and client personnel to identify, quantify, implement and measure specific improvement initiatives

-Effectively direct, coach, motivate and evaluate managers and associates including completion of all elements of Huron’s performance management process

Engagement Management

-Lead engagement planning; organize and schedule resources; and ensure compliance with internal policies and engagement administration

-Utilize tools to measure engagement progress, benefits provided to clients, achievement of budget expectations

-Develop work plans and coordinate daily fieldwork and engagement team activities

-Assist in preparation and review of client deliverables including system analysis, Cerner workflow design and integration points in process flows, training, and presentations


-Conduct client interviews related to Cerner build and workflow design to identify, recommend, and solve system and business problems

-Lead team efforts in developing system solutions to difficult or complex client situations to ensure goals and objectives are met

-Adapt methodologies to typical and complex situations, circumstances and new requirements

Communication and Executive Disposition

-Communicate effectively (written and verbal) to a variety of audiences

-Demonstrate a high degree of self-awareness and ability to accurately gauge others to appropriately guide thinking and behavior, especially in difficult situations

-Represent Huron Healthcare with poise, professionalism and confidence

-Communicate effectively with all levels of client management, including C-suite client leadership

-Monitor scope of client expectations surrounding delivery of generated results


-Current permanent U.S. work authorization required

-Bachelor’s degree required, master's degree preferred

-Willingness to travel approximately 75-100%

-Work extended hours as necessary

About Huron:

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, education and all other terms of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, creed, citizen status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.



Category: Healthcare Consulting
Category: Technology
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
State: WI
City: Madison
Job Type: Full-time Salary
Requisition ID: 4186