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Program Manager, Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination

University of Cincinnati Cancer Center

September 26, 2023
Develop and manage a broad array of academic research related programs, operations and supporting resources for campus wide initiatives/activities for the University of Cincinnati (UC), UC Health (UCH) and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) in a designated program area within the UC Cancer Center (UCCC), as expected of a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer center. 

Reporting to the Cancer Center Associate Director of Administration, the UC Cancer Center Program Director Manager for Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination (CRTEC) is charged to ensure that the education and training structure that serves learners across a graduated educational continuum – K-12, undergraduate, medical school, predoctoral, postdoctoral, early-stage faculty investigator, junior faculty and emerging mentors – within the Cancer Center is well-structured, coordinated across multiple initiatives, effective, and promotes transdisciplinary collaborations.  CRTEC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and aspires to increase the diversity of the cancer workforce through targeted education, training, and mentorship.

Essential Functions

Assume management responsibility for a wide range of projects/tasks of which decisions and quality of execution have significant impact and influence on programmatic areas.
Develop, manage and modify activities within the programmatic areas assigned.
Benchmark, design and implement high quality programs according to NCI guidelines and reviewer expectation as determined by UCCC leadership.
Direct project teams and oversee group programs, provide instruction as necessary.
Collaborate with faculty members and leadership across the campuses, as well as, with community members and other important external constituencies.
Perform needs assessment by evaluating programs and programmatic areas for quality, appropriateness of content and effectiveness of materials, and makes and implements recommendations.
Develop procedures and work with cancer center administration to track metrics and generate reports to assess trainee development and progression from trainees across the K-12, undergraduate, medical school, predoctoral, postdoctoral, early-stage faculty investigator, junior faculty continuum.
Oversee budget, approve and monitor expenditures and prepare financial reports.
Act as a liaison with internal departments, external entities and community organizations.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree.
Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of relevant experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Three (3) years of experience in program development or business administration. 
Master’s Degree. 
Increased knowledge and skills in community-based work and management, training in community research, and experience in a healthcare setting. 
Experience within an academic higher education setting. 
2-5 years of program management. 
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently, prioritize multiple projects, adhere to deadlines, strong attention to detail, maintain confidentiality and stay organized.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with researchers, physicians, faculty, and staff.
Experience establishing and strengthening community partnerships.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.