Initial Review Date (IRD) The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 09-02-2020
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Dept Marketing Statement Comprising diverse researchers from a variety of disciplines across academic divisions, the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute leads UC Santa Cruz's efforts to unlock the world's genomic data and accelerate breakthroughs in health and evolutionary biology. Our platforms, technologies, and scientists unite global communities to create and deploy data-driven, life-saving treatments and innovative environmental and conservation efforts, while addressing the most fundamental societal and policy questions.
The Computational Genomics Platform (CGP) team uses big data technologies to facilitate genomic research for global health issues such as breast cancer and other genetic risk factors. The team collaborates with many universities and institutes around the world. Examples of projects include supporting a global team to create the Human Cell Atlas, a compendium that maps gene activity in each cell in the human body, and the National Health Institute Data Commons project, which is about developing the technology to share and combine controlled access to genomic data across different institutes. If you are excited to work in a fast-paced, startup like environment within an institution of higher education in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, we encourage you to apply.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: $84,000 - $92,000/annually (Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience)
Applying professional project management and IT concepts, works with both local and external product and program managers to track division of labor and integration of team deliverables. Maintains a JIRA-like tracking system with timelines and tracking boards for principal investigators (PI) and collaborators to clearly understand the progress toward deliverables. Organizes project activities and assigns work with the goal of completing projects on schedule and within budget constraints.
Leads weekly team meetings to facilitate collaboration. Prepares agendas for these meetings and facilitates related calls as necessary.
Tracks information streams from a variety of sources and synthesizes the information for project team members.
Attends frequent conference calls to report on activity or to collect instructions from funding agencies on deliverables.
Travels to conferences and face-to-face meetings with external collaborators.
Assists with project proposals and prepares monthly and quarterly progress reports.
30% - Personnel Management:
Supervises the activities of staff, with responsibility for meeting project goals, objectives, timelines and ensuring projects stay within budget. Participates in the selection, development and evaluation of personnel to ensure effective and efficient operations. Recommends salary actions, terminations, and performance ratings. Administers location policies that directly affect subordinate employees and their assignments.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Experience coordinating and/or managing projects.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, with the ability to synthesize many details into actionable items.
Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles, theories, and concepts, including a variety of agile frameworks.
Experience facilitating meetings.
Experience setting and meeting deadlines.
Experience supervising staff.
Demonstrated effective organization and project management skills.
Demonstrated capacity to anticipate obstacles and plan for contingencies.
Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks.
Experience tracking information streams from a variety of sources and synthesizing the information.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others at various levels in the organization, including senior project leadership. Ability to calmly negotiate and resolve differences and misunderstandings between groups.
Knowledge of many aspects of software development cycle and communications.
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