Full Time 40 hours Grade 056 Pathology & Lab Medicine M&D Responsibilities The Administrative Director of the Clinical Trials Research Program is responsible for the financial, personnel, systems, and operational activities of Clinical Trials department. Serves as administrative director in planning, directing and coordinating all phase of the clinical trials research efforts. Acts as liaison and has extensive contact with Medical Center and School administration, project sponsors, participating study centers and regulatory agencies. Responsibilities Strategic Planning- supports the Vice Chair of Administration Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC Labs leadership team and URMC Labs Governance Committee in developing strategic plans, and formulating policies. Uses various systems to produce timely reports supporting strategy and policy formulation, short-term decision-making, and efficient and effective operations. Works collaboratively with the other department administrators, School administrators, and in developing business and operational strategies and programs. Represents and acts on behalf of the Vice Chair of Administration in business decisions; recommends and negotiates business aspects of contractual relationships. Finance - Develops operating (including projections of revenues and expenses) and capital budgets for Clinical Trials and supports the Vice Chair of Administration in budget and contract negotiations with the School, institutional affiliates, clients, and extramural funding sources. Assures sound financial management by overseeing the production and distribution of all financial, accounting, and budgetary reports; provides oversight management of Clinical Trials Research activities. Oversees invoicing and revenue capture operations and works collaboratively to optimize billing and collections operations; establishes reporting procedures to track and improve business operations. Develops business plans for proposed new programs/services. Human Resources- Serves as the primary contact for all personnel matters in Clinical Trials, working closely with the HR Business Partner. Promotes and sets accountability for a just culture and an engaged workforce. Regulatory Compliance- ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws and standards of accrediting agencies (e.g., FDA, CLIA, CAP, OSHA, etc.) for all Clinical Trials operational and billing activities, including as relevant, operations in laboratories performing work under contract from or in collaboration with URMC Labs. Directs and monitors continuous quality improvement programs in Clinical Trials to enhance the quality of services delivered by the Clinical Trials and to improve efficiency and productivity. Operations- maintains an efficient, effective, customer service oriented central administrative leadership group. Utilizes the Clinical Trials, University, Medical Center, and Departmental information systems to produce timely reports to support strategy and policy formulation, short-term decision-making, and efficient and effective operations. Continuously analyzes staffing, financing, operations, policies, systems, and procedures to ensure an efficient and effective operation and to adapt to internal and external change. Supports the determination of future space needs and utilization, maintains existing physical facilities, and oversees construction and renovation projects. Working with the University and Medical Center, assesses the information technology needs of Clinical Trials; oversees administrative aspects of all ongoing technology projects to support URMC Labsâ™ mission; effectively manages project deadlines. Requirements: Master's degree in Health Education or Business Administration and 5-6 years of relevant experience, 2 years in a managerial capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will be a strong laboratory business and operations leader with a track record of working cooperatively and collegially within a diverse academic and business environment and should exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
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