The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC) is a campus-wide multidisciplinary matrix organization whose goal is to promote and enhance cancer-relevant research and patient care at UC Irvine. The CFCCC provides research resources to its 200+ faculty and clinician members and offers multidisciplinary cancer care to its patients. The CFCCC’s Office of Community Outreach & Engagament (COE) is a mandatory component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) P30 Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), and NCI’s designation to the CFCCC, and functions as an entity with its own strategic plan, advisory board, and required roles and responsibilities that are codified in the CCSG. The NCI designation has a vital reputational and financial impact for CFCCC, UCI and UCI Health. Adherence to the guidelines of the CCSG is mandatory and involves ongoing monitoring of the organization for structure, direction, and fiscal management. All decisions at the CFCCC are taken within the context of the CCSG requirements.
The Director of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC) Office of Community Outreach & Engagament (COE) is responsible for the programmatic and administrative management of the mandatory COE component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) P30 Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) and reports to the CFCCC Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)/Associate Director for Administration & Finance. Adherence to the guidelines of the CCSG is mandatory and involves ongoing monitoring of the organization for structure, direction, and fiscal management. All decisions at the CFCCC and within its programs and offices, including the Office of COE, are taken within the context of the CCSG requirements. The Director of the Office of COE, independently manages and provides technical direction in conjunction with faculty director for a complex academic or research program of high visibility. Develops the long-term vision and goals, policies and procedures, as well as managing ongoing operations of program(s) and oversees a fairly large operational budget to achieve objectives. Responsible for recruiting and retaining industry leaders to partner with research program in achievement of center goals. Develops and manages a membership program for industry partners. Oversees, through subordinate Academic Program Management Officers, all strategic elements of program administration including establishing program partners. Uses highly specialized expertise in research or academic specific concepts and objectives.
In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.$111,200.00 - $215,000.00 (Annual Salary) Required:
• Nine (9) years of experience. Five (5) years of progressively responsible business experience in an academic, community, or research environment • Expert knowledge of community outreach and engagement principles, processes, and best practices • Bilingual reading/writing/speaking in a language common in Orange County preferred.
Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. Terminal degree in a related field preferred (PhD, JD, MD, etc.).
Academic or research background and recognized expertise in selected area of research. Expert oral and written communication skills. Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills. Leadership experience in academic, community, and / or government agencies. Demonstrated expertise in building collaborations between academia, community organizations, industry and / or governmental agencies. Demonstrated expertise with program building within a leading academic institution and administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices. Expert ability to work with dynamic and diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and community stakeholders. Managerial experience and proven success in managing a complex research or academic program(s) with community stakeholders. Strong fundraising experience in partnership with community organizations (e.g., large federal grants, state funding, philanthropic funding, public-private partneships, etc.). Strong negotiation skills and verbal and written communication skills; ability to influence / persuade all levels of staff. Skills in organization and customer service to effectively manage multiple important priorities. Expertise in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) Experience with large multidisciplinary, multi-component research grants (e.g. NIH center grants, etc.)
Experience with the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant Knowledge of pertinent policies, procedures, regulations and requirements of UC, State, Federal, and other agencies pertaining to research and administrative management of grants and contracts Knowledge of University of California policies regarding research administration, finances and human resources Bilingual reading/writing/speaking in a language common in Orange County Leadership experience in academic and / or government agencies. Demonstrated expertise in building collaborations between academia, industry and / or governmental agencies. Demonstrated expertise with program building within a leading academic institution and administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices. Expert ability to work with dynamic and diverse group of faculty, staff and students. Managerial experience and proven success in managing a complex research or academic program(s). Strong fundraising experience. Strong negotiation skills and verbal and written communication skills; ability to influence / persuade all levels of staff. Skills in organization and customer service to effectively manage multiple important priorities.
Special Conditions Required:
• Often requires after-hours and weekend work hours as well as travel in and around Orange County (Irvine Campus, Orange Campus, satellite healthcare sites, community organizations, etc.) • Required attendance at 1-2 annual national meetings in different U.S. locations
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
Background Check and Live Scan
Legal Right to work in the United States
Smoking and Tobacco Policy
Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
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