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Senior Manager, Research Support

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

January 24, 2022
Senior Manager, Research Support

Miami, FL


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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Sr. Manager, Research Support to work in the UHealth Campus. The Sr. Manager, Research Support leads the research program teams to ensure successful system implementation and upgrades. Specifically, the Sr. Manager, Research Support oversees the day-to-day operations and resources of research staff and supports programs for their growth and development.

Collaborate and participate with the CCSG administrative team to maintain data need for reporting, project milestones, maintenance of project tracker, and assist in writing annual reports.

Responsible in assisting and maintaining data needs for State Appropriation annual reports and FACCA grant project progress reports.

Assists in coordination of CCSG and FACCA annual retreats.

Ensures the readability, clarity, consistency, and conformance to NCI submission requirements

Prioritizes projects based on a combination of factors including receipt date, deadline date, amount of work needed, and overall impact of the project to SCCC.

Work with key personal to oversee completion of key reports required to maintain NCI designation and state of Florida funding including but not limited to RPPR, FACCA, EAB, etc.

Works with key leaders in the cancer center to provide support in ensure continued completion of action plans that are strategically aligned with CCSG mission.

Responsible for formatting, editing, proofreading, and finalizing the document as required and requested

Responsible for assisting the maintenance of the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) competitive application and progress report templates for each proposal section. 

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

Advanced Degree or Cancer Center experience preferred

Knowledge of business and management principles.

Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.

Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.

Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.

Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others.

Excellent organization and planning skills

Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments with competing deadlines is required.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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