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Research Administrator III

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Position Information

Posting Number NONAC1080
Job Title Research Administrator III
Position Title Research Administrator III
Position Type Non-Faculty
Pay Rate Up to $57,000
Department Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Position Summary

Performs administrative/managerial duties related to daily financial, personnel, administration and clinical activities of a center, program, or other sponsored activity.
Conducts pre-award activities related to procuring grants and other extramural awards.
Plans and implements administrative and operational activities; recommends changes to meet established goals and objectives.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff.
Assists senior leadership in monitoring and overseeing all budget and budget-related activities; keeps abreast of budgetary activities and potential budgetary problems; presents quarterly reports on the budget; works with staff to reconcile budgetary information on a quarterly basis.
Negotiates pharmaceutical clinical trials for and with investigators.
Ensures compliance to clinical policies to ensure Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation.
Coordinates activities related to the culmination of annual grants and funding activities.
Coordinates preparations for JCAHO and other activities between intramural departments.
Extensive knowledge of grant management principles.
Knowledge of CAHO, OSHA, NIH, and FDA regulations and sponsors guidelines.
Knowledge of patient care activities relevant to the clinical/research setting.
Experience in using computers and various computer software.
Knowledge of fiscal, budgetary, and financial analysis and evaluation data.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Skill in handling a variety of tasks simultaneously.
Skills in communicating clearly and concisely, presenting ideas, and reporting information.
Ability to maintain accurate records and files.
Supervisory Responsibilities
May supervise other employees within the department.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Health, or related field preferred.
Experience: 5-8 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

DUTIES
Responsible for planning, administering, reviewing, and evaluating all activities related to a program providing service and opportunities or facilitating projects for the institution
 Responsible for program design and the development and implementation of program goals, objectives, policies and procedures
 Develops strategies to achieve program objectives and goals; assists in the efficient operation of the program, setting priorities for management, budget, and fiscal activities
 Assists in the development and formulation of the annual budget; prepared budgetary documents and reports; oversees other budgetary data and information of the program
 Participates in writing and developing proposals
 Performs administrative/managerial duties related to daily financial, personnel, administration and clinical activities of a center, program, or other sponsored activity.
 Conducts pre-award activities related to procuring grants and other extramural awards.
 Plans and implements administrative and operational activities; recommends changes to meet established goals and objectives.
 Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff.
 Assists senior leadership in monitoring and overseeing all budget and budget-related activities; keeps abreast of budgetary activities and potential budgetary problems; presents quarterly reports on the budget; works with staff to reconcile budgetary information on a quarterly basis.
 Negotiates pharmaceutical clinical trials for and with investigators.
 Ensures compliance to clinical policies to ensure Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation.
 Coordinates activities related to the culmination of annual grants and funding activities.
 Coordinates preparations for JCAHO and other activities between intramural departments.
 Objective appraisal of PRC Deputy Director on PRC-related administrative processes, supervisory responsibilities, operations and budgets through monthly status reports and bi-weekly meetings
 Independent development of a PRC-wide Policies and Procedures Manual to increase centralized adherence to and accountability for center-wide administrative practices among 20 PRC faculty and staff representing 5 units and divisions within The Center (See corresponding PRC Leadership Chart).
 Exemplified independent decision making in the establishment and leadership of The PRC Administrative Home that will serve as a convening communication forum, connecting all PRC administrators for coordinated dialogue on Center-specific and institution-wide (i.e. research, finance, human resources) mandates and policies of practice
 Administration and implementation of all MSM-mandated policies and procedures related to incoming grant awards, and outgoing grant applications supporting the PRC infrastructure
 Independent representation of PRC in all administrative affairs through regular communication with the MSM Department of Community Health/Preventive Medicine Senior Departmental Administrator to ensure that the Center reflects Institutional priorities and mandates
 Initiation and oversight in PRC product development efforts with PRC Assistant Director of Communication, Training and Dissemination, PRC Center Director, and the MSM Marketing and Communications Department to ensure internal compliance, as well as an external image reflective of the aims and mission of the institution

CORE COMPETENCIES
 Communication
– In addition to using highly developed analytical, technical, computer, oral, and written communication skills, uses high-level persuasion and negotiation skills.
 Judgment/Decision Making
– Provides input into strategic decisions that affect planning, policies, practices, and operations for a department, function and/or school/college.
 Accountability & Self-Management
– Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, and executing assignments.
– Applies expert knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of specialty field(s) to achieve objectives.
 Supervision
– Receives limited direction typically related to complex projects/situations.
– Supervisors in this category manage a department, unit, or major project(s) and are responsible for employment and termination decisions.
 Problem-Solving & Analysis
– Is generally expected to interpret and apply institutional policies, manage resources and initiate actions to achieve broadly defined objectives.
 Budgetary Decisions
– Provides input into the budget planning process and is responsible for controlling and recommending budget expenditures within own area.

Minimum Requirements
 Education: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Health, or related field preferred.
 Experience: 5-8 years of related experience.

MSM HR PROGRAM MANAGER KSAS
 Extensive knowledge of grant management principles.
 Knowledge of CAHO, OSHA, NIH, and FDA regulations and sponsors guidelines.
 Knowledge of patient care activities relevant to the clinical/research setting.
 Experience in using computers and various computer software.
 Knowledge of fiscal, budgetary, and financial analysis and evaluation data.
 Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
 Skill in handling a variety of tasks simultaneously.
 Skills in communicating clearly and concisely, presenting ideas, and reporting information.
 Ability to maintain accurate records and files.
 Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals and objectives
 Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
 Abilities to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Posting Date 08/18/2017
Closing Date 09/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your previous experience which is directly related and relevant for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe how this position fits in with your professional goals and objectives.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is your date of availability?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your salary requirement

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3