Research Program Admin. Director

Houston, Texas
November 08 2021
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Research Activities
-Serves as senior advisor to optimize research activity including coordination of ongoing and planned studies and preparation of protocols and submissions.
-Manages grant funded research operations and activities.
-Coordinates research planning, monitoring and reporting activities.
-Completes special projects and reports.
-Manages the hiring, training, evaluating and development of staff.
-Develops, manages, and implements effective administrative policies and procedures for the program.
-Forecasts and monitors all financial and budgetary matters.
-Coordinate with PI to develop strategic plans and provide budgetary oversight for funded research protocols and research studies.
-Responsible for the design, development and modification of protocols.
-Prepares study data for analysis.
-Cultivates relationships with internal and external partners and provides relevant data.
-Writes project procedures for various aspects of study and prepares documentation for projects.
-Collaborates across the institution to ensure program objectives and deliverables are met.

Database Operations
-Manages the design, development, administration, coordination and ongoing support for the patient history database and other components of the electronic medical record.
-Develops and manages the systems, policies and procedures affecting the data collection.
-Oversees the quality of data collection and/or abstraction for departmental, institutional and inter-institutional initiatives.
-Performs, evaluates and approves audit reviews and reports.
-Serves as a liaison for other department and regulatory agencies.
-Collaborates with programmers and developers to maintain database systems and quality.
-Provides consultative support to faculty regarding access to and retrieval of data from institutional databases.

Required Degree: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field.

Required Experience: Six years of administrative experience in a research or academic setting to include four years of grant management and two years of supervisory/management experience in a research, health care or related environment. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

Preferred Experience: Experience in Red Cap, grants, patient enrollement

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

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