Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Siteman Cancer Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position is responsible for Siteman Cancer Center research administration, coordination, and support functions. Including, but not limited to, grants, program, shared resources, and project management. Serves as a key contact and critical member of the team that is responsible for implementing and tracking progress of Siteman’s research-related strategic plan and National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) aims/initiatives.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for Shared Resource descriptions in CCSG submissions (renewal & progress reports)
Participates in preparation and execution of site visits, external advisory committee meetings, and other meetings, as necessary
Collaborates with Finance and Research Administration teams on grant docs and budget justifications for all shared resource components
Assist with compiling sources of support data for Siteman-managed cores and gathering data for department-managed cores
Shared Resource Operations:
Serves as lead contact for annual core review processes. Annual review involves collecting usage data, working with the finance team on fiscal reports, gathering information from core directors, leading individual core meetings, soliciting user feedback, and presenting an overview of progress/issues/usage.
Solicits agenda items, leads discussion, and manages action items for monthly Siteman-owned core meetings
Meets on a monthly (or as needed) basis with Associate Director for Shared Resources regarding cores
Data, Records, & Reporting:
Collects, tracks, and reports shared resources statistics, data, & supporting documentation in partnership with Siteman’s finance team
Maintains all records as prescribed by Siteman leadership and NCI
Core Liaison Functions:
Serves as key contact for Siteman's shared resource directors/staff
Orients new members to Siteman's shared resources (by request)
Facilitates transparent operation of the cores by making information accessible to current & potential users (eg, post pricing online)
Conducts periodic system reviews assessing success of cores and implementing quality improvement initiatives, if warranted
Maintains ongoing and proactive contact with core directors and staff
Assists core mangers with hiring new/replacement personnel (review/screen applications & applicants, conduct interviews, and make recommendations), as needed
Investigates and implements opportunities to grow and improve Siteman’s shared resources
Identifies opportunities for Siteman to gain recognition locally & nationally for core activity & accomplishments
Coordinates and facilitates the Shared Resource RFA that provides fiscal support for investigators
Attends Senior Leadership meetings on an as-needed basis to provide programmatic reports and respond to inquiries
Collaborates with institutional partners (eg, ICTS/Siteman shared cores) as well as with outside organizations, such as other comprehensive cancer centers
Other duties as assigned
Equivalent of Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of experience in accounting or related field including a minimum of 2 years of experience in grants administration or 10 years of combined education and related experience.
Strong interpersonal skills
Effective verbal/written communication
Exercises diplomacy, discretion and independent judgement in decision-making processes, strategic planning, and fulfilling the research component of Siteman’s mission/vision
Maintains a professional demeanor in dealing with Siteman’s wide range of stakeholders & customers (eg, patients, providers, researchers, staff) as well as external colleagues and the general public
Functions effectively in a team-based work environment where performance evaluations assess position and value/behavior-focused expectations
Knowledge of AIS, HRMS, RAPS, FOCUS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, PC, RMS, SUBS, agency guidelines, etc.
The hiring range for this position is $55,370 - $71,968 annually.
Diversity strengthens our sense of community, and is vital to knowledge creation, problem solving and productivity — all of which are essential to the mission of Siteman Cancer Center. With this in mind, individuals with experience overcoming substantial educational, cultural or economic obstacles, are first-generation college students, and/or who can demonstrate a strong interest in bringing diverse people together are encouraged to apply for this position and will be highly regarded in the interview process.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G12.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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