Research Program Management Officer-Hybrid/Remote - 122447
#122447 Research Program Management Officer-Hybrid/RemoteFiling Deadline: Wed 5/31/2023
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This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite and remote.
Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the UCSD School of Medicine with comprehensive clinical programs, extensive basic science and clinical research, and diverse educational opportunities for students, residents and fellows. The internationally renowned faculty play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines, and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars.
More than one hundred trainees at the graduate student and postdoctoral level, as well as more than 300 professional, research and administrative staff who along with the department administrators interact closely with the faculty. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically-advanced and interested individuals to become a part of our dynamic cutting-edge research, clinical, and educational environment.
The Research Program Management Officer will provide the project management leadership to the research project(s). Incumbent will have an in-depth understanding of the professional field; will independently perform the full range of responsibilities within the function; will possess broad job knowledge; and will analyze problems / issues of diverse scope and determines solutions as it relates to the Center.
Incumbent will provide short- and long-term resource review and analysis, projections and recommendations in all areas of the project, including sourcing and collecting information from a wide variety of internal and external sources, analyzing and summarizing reports and evaluating progress and recommending alternatives to meet program objectives.
Incumbent will administer all finance, human resources and facilities and other operational activities for the project(s). Incumbent will administer major program components, and some or all of the program's operational requirements, will develop and organize conferences and other public forums, and will work under direction of Principal Investigator (PI) or more senior staff to establish project agendas, funding, and objectives.
Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Three (3+) or more years of relevant experience.
Thorough knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility. Ability to work successfully with a wide range of people with varying perspectives and needs. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Proven project management experience, preferably with NIH research projects.
Strong ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.
Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results.
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, prioritize projects and meet the demands of a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Adaptable to quickly changing priorities.
Thorough knowledge and experience with quantitative and qualitative research design; scientific research concepts and terminology.
Strong leadership skills and employee supervision associated with planning work assignments, training others and establishing priorities.
Experience with reviewing funding announcements and research proposals (NIH-specific preferred). Experience editing research manuscripts.
Proven experience interpreting/coordinating research protocols and the corresponding data requirements. Experience with human subjects research and Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes.
Solid fundraising experience.
- Academic background and experience in selected area of research preferred.
- Terminal degree in a related field preferred (PhD, JD, MD, etc.).
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
- Willingness and ability to work various hours (evenings and weekends) to meet deadlines, as necessary.
- Must be willing and able to travel.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $63,400 - $142,800 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $30.36 - $68.39
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!
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