The Administrative Director will oversee and help direct the planning, implementation, and tracking of the activities of the Center for Improving Care Delivery for the Aging (CICADA), a Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). CICADA aims to train emerging scientists from underrepresented backgrounds in the interdisciplinary science of Health Services Research as it applies to the most pressing issues for aging Americans, particularly minority elders.
The Administrative Director will organize day-to-day activities; integrate and communicate between the various components of the center; monitor, manage, measure, and track progress towards goals; coordinate governance and steering structures including internal board, external board, other RCMAR Centers, the RCMAR Coordinating Center, and the National Institute on Aging, and work with the directors to implement and direct the CICADA objectives. In addition to a commitment to excellence in operations, the position requires leadership skills and a commitment to the center mission of training and supporting emerging scientists from underrepresented backgrounds.
- Provide administrative leadership - Manage day-to-day essential activities - Provide leadership to integrate multiple components of program - Create and manage timelines and budgets and proactively manage timelines and budgets - Ensure compliance with regulatory and stakeholder requirements - Create, implement and oversee systems for collecting data on center progress and produce semi-annual progress report - Work with investigators to manage pilot projects, including the process for soliciting, reviewing, and selecting new pilot projects - Support training and career development needs of scholars
The position is contingent upon funding (5 year initial funding).
Internal Number: 40014
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