Research Project Manager - Cancer Institute (Hybrid)
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: West Hollywood, California
Internal Number: HRC0665607B
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Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. We are one of the leading institutes for competitive research funding from the National Institutes of Health. As an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact. Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research with discoveries occurring in 26 departments and institutes that encompass the full spectrum of medicine.
Why work here?
Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of care we strive for.
The Research Program Manager works with the Principal Investigator or Department Head to coordinate all aspects of supporting research projects. This will include development of infrastructure, overseeing staff, quality assurance, and coordination of grant activities and grant proposals. Administrator will identify improvement areas, prepare policies, train staff, and audit procedures. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies.
The Research Program Manager works under the joint direction of the Cedars-Sinai Cancer (CSC) Research Manager(s), Associate Director, and/or Executive Director of Research Administration to manage projects that deliver high-quality information for a wide range of external and internal reports, planning and evaluation activities, grant applications, and other research and programmatic activities to the CSC Director, senior leaders, program leaders, and other key stakeholders.
The Research Program Administator works with CSC staff to collect, organize, and report on CSC, including but not limited to CSC members' grants, publications, clinical trials, trainees, program outcomes, and pilot awards. The Research Program Administrator supports the CSC Director, senior leaders, program leaders, research administration and other key stakeholders on topics relating to business and operational processes. The Research Program Adminisrtator ensures compliance with NCI and other federally regulated reporting requirements.
What will you be doing:
Works with the Research Manager, Associate Director, and/or Executive Director to ensure timely execution of CSC Research Administration's programmatic initiatives and activities utilizing project management techniques to monitor action items and their timely completion
Coordinates with EIS to provide oversight of administrative and project management support for implementation of software related to CCSG metrics and other reporting activities (e.g., publications, grants, patents, trainees, program evaluations, etc.)
Coordinates with Marketing and Communications to provide oversight of administrative and project management support for developing and updating marketing materials, communications, and websites
Works with Research manager, Associate Director, and/or Executive Director as well as CSC Senior Leadership and Program Leaders to develop and employ surveys to obtain member feedback and satisfaction
May develop training programs and tools to develop Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) knowledge and awareness for leadership, members, and staff
Monitors progress toward completion of assigned tasks. Ensures that reports and recommendations are submitted in a timely manner. Follows up with implementation as appropriate.
Serves as key resource for project information. Interfaces with faculty, staff, and/or external contacts necessary to complete assignments. Resolves problems and/or questions referred by project staff or administrators.
Maintains currency with relevant technology, standards and best practices. Identifies and implements innovations to streamline, automate or improve existing program management processes.
Facilitates task management and tracking both during and outside of meetings. Manages expectations, sets appropriate deadlines and ensures the timely completion of work.
Performs other duties as assigned or required by management.
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Bachelor's Degree required. MS and PhD preferred
5+ years directly related experience
Certification In Project Management preferred
Strong interpersonal skills; able to deal effectively with diverse skill sets and personalities, works effectively as a team player.
Creative and organized with a proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and utilitize time effectively.
Executes all job responsibilities and assignments promptly, reliably, honestly, and ethically.
Excellent interpersonal, oral, written and presentation skills
Working Title: Research Project Manager - Cancer Institute (Hybrid)
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.