Clinical Research Operations Manager

University of Virginia Cancer Center

Posting Number: 0621487

The Cancer Center seeks a Clinical Research Operations Manager for the Office of Clinical Research (OCR). This position oversees the implementation of clinical trials to guide and direct a team of clinical research coordinators assigned to the various disease teams within the OCR. The incumbent provides daily management/supervision to the clinical research coordinators to promote maximum enrollment, safe participation, exemplary conduct and generation of accurate and complete substantiated data of the clinical research activities within the OCR. Incumbent assists OCR leadership in developing strategic planning goals and initiatives for clinical research. In addition, the OCR Clinical Research Operations Manager assists with budget development in the OCR and ensuring full compliance with local, state, and federal policies and procedures. This person provides support, direction and coaching to Disease Team Leads in the areas of hiring, training, disciplinary action, problem resolution, planning, and work assignment delegation.

Qualifications: Qualified candidate must have a Bachelorís Degree. A minimum of six years of progressively responsible clinical research experience including clinical trials budgeting, managing clinical trials protocols, and training staff is required. Previous supervisory experience is required and must be demonstrated in application materials.

A Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) certification is required. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is required. A Masterís degree is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to build, lead, motivate, and assess a professional team; to competently manage complex and multi-faceted projects; interact with study subjects, families, investigators and ancillary personnel as well as research committees and outside sponsor personnel; conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards; recruit and screen potential research participants for clinical trials; and maintain the confidentiality of research participants.

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