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Clinical Research Programs Manager

City of Hope
Irvine, CA
$43.66 - $72.92 / hour
Closing date
Feb 27, 2024

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Life Sciences
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Join the transformative team at City of Hope , where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope's growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

As a successful candidate, you will:
  • Clinical Research Operations: Manages operational and administrative tasks, serving as a liaison for Sponsored Research, Clinical Trials Office, IRB, and clinical faculty. Facilitates access to departmental core services, emphasizing positive leadership and human resource development.
  • Pre-Award Management: Provides pre-award support for grant, foundation, and protocol proposals, ensuring timely submission, compliance, and regulatory tasks. Manages post-award fund allocation and supports faculty in scholarly activities.
  • Research Meetings and Compliance: Coordinates basic, clinical, and translational research meetings, overseeing site activations. Develops and maintains standard operating procedures and policies to ensure research study compliance.
  • Program Success Metrics: Collects and tracks program success measures, including clinical trial activation, grants, manuscripts, patient volume, finances, and quality outcomes. Manages the research portfolio and provides annual reports.
  • Strategic Planning and Collaboration: Participates in strategic planning, collaborating with program leaders to identify and prioritize administrative, operational, research, and resource needs. Works with Philanthropy and Marketing offices to support fundraising and develop marketing plans.
  • Personnel Management: Recruits and maintains staff, facilitates orientation and ongoing development, collaborates with human resources, and ensures compliance with staffing plans. Encourages staff participation in shared governance.
  • Financial Management: Develops program budgets in collaboration with relevant stakeholders, monitors financial performance, and implements action plans if needed.
  • Educational Programs: Coordinates program participation in internal and external educational programs by drafting agendas and submitting relevant information.

Your qualifications should include:

· Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

· A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in business management, project and program management in an academic or research setting, with a demonstrated track record in budget development and management. Additionally, at least 1 year of experience in a leadership role is required.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here .


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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