Data Coordinating Project Administrator - Precision Medicine

City of Hope
Duarte, California
Closing date
Oct 3, 2022

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About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

Coordinates data management operations, training, and quality assurance activities relating to the multi-center research projects for which City of Hope is the data coordinating center, including research and database development. Supervises the work of the Consortium Manager and Secretary. Coordinates Principal Investigator meetings and data management training for the sites. Anticipates and successfully responds to project growth.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Administers the activities of a multi-center study, in which City of Hope is the data coordinating center.
  • Facilitates communication between multi-center investigators, statisticians, coordinators, data managers and programmers.
  • Supervises the work of the related consortium staff.
  • Develops project documents in collaboration with project directors and principal investigator.
  • Develops and conducts training for staff and coordinators involved in the project with the assistance of the Consortium Manager.
  • Establishes audit schedules for consortium sites, summarizes audit results, and reports to CPRMC.
  • Ensures timely submission of data from outside centers according to project requirements in collaboration with Programmer Analysts and Statisticians.
  • Ensures the review of data submitted from outside centers for completeness and consistency in collaboration with the consortium staff.
  • Supervises quality assurance activities.
  • Maintains current and accurate data base documentation; notifies investigators of pertinent data base changes.
  • Oversees daily operations of project.
  • Identifies and communicates important study and management issues or problems areas to Director and appropriate project staff.
  • Works closely with division functional area leaders to allocate, manage, and monitor the progress of the project.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to maintain certification and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Ensures work environment is organized and functions efficiently.
  • Attends meetings and participates on committees as required.

Basic education, experience, and skills required for consideration:
  • Master's Degree or experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
  • MS plus 2 years in Clinical Research and 1 year in Project Administration OR

BS plus 5 years in Clinical Research and 3 years in Project Administration

Preferred education, experience, and skills for consideration:
  • Multi-center research projects experience preferred Health Care Policy, Administration, Public Health or Health Services Research.
  • Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA)

Additional Information:

As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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