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Cancer Center Support Grant Program Manager

University of Virginia Cancer Center

February 16, 2022
Cancer Center Support Grant Program Manager
Charlottesville, VA


The Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) Program Manager will aid UVACC Leadership and Administration in programmatic development, administrative management, and support for strategic development related to all components of the CCSG. The successful candidate would:

Overseeing (planning, management, and documentation of) all leadership activities of the CCSG: Leadership Teams (Senior Leadership, CCSG Executive Committee, Research Program Meetings, Internal Advisory Board, Community Advisory Council, and the External Advisory Board, etc.), with formats to include annual conferences, retreats, research symposiums, faculty meetings, and scientific committees. Works in close collaboration with RASP Program Manager for event planning.

Membership management: annual review of membership, coordination of application process, tracking membership history, and membership policy management 

Ensure compliance with CCSG Guidelines:

Serve as the expert on the most recent CCSG Guidelines

Lead CCSG policy development process and ensuring policy compliance 

Identify and assess barriers to successful implementation of the CCSG, and to formulate plans for resolving issues and removing those barriers.

Data collection and management, including information related to membership, publications, grants, clinical research studies, shared resource usage, and related metrics; and development of data tables required for the CCSG. 

Data analysis: Analyze and compile key metrics (publications, grants, membership, shared resource usage and other research productivity information) required for program leaders in the assessment of scientific impact and monitoring of critical program metrics

Managing developmental funds and research pilot award programs 

Ensure UVACC communications plans (email, web, social media) align with the requirements and necessary communication related to the UVACC CCSG. Maintain public face of the research effort of the UVACC with respect to patients, trainees, UVA research community, extended research community.

Attends all Leadership Group, CCSG Executive Committee, Internal Advisory Committee, Clinical Research Leadership Committee, Shared Resource Advisory Committee meetings, providing a solid communication channel linking UVACC leadership to all critical CCSG activities. 

The Program Manager must have the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks and work well with faculty, staff, patients, providers, and collaborators from a variety of settings. A high degree of independence, initiative, assertiveness, tenacity, and diplomacy will be necessary for this complex environment.

Application Instructions:

Please apply through Workday and complete an application online. Include the following documents:

A CV/resume

A cover letter 

All documents can be loaded into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions about and assistance with the application process, please contact Margaret Weeks, Academic Recruiter. Before a formal offer of employment is extended, the selected candidate will undergo a background check per university policy. This restricted position, is dependent upon the availability of funding, and performance. 

Minimum Requirements

Education: Master's degree
Experience: At least four years of relevant experience.
Licensure: None.