Cancer Center Jobs

Shared Resource Administrator

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

January 20, 2023
The University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCDCCC) is a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a School of Medicine Center and an Organized Research Unit under the Office of Research. UCDCCC is a clinical and research enterprise consisting of ~230 faculty members from the Davis, Sacramento and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory campuses. 

Final Filing Date                      

Salary Range                        
$23.47 - $44.44 

​​​​​​​We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.  



The Shared Resource Administrator is responsible for the administration and organization of the Cancer Center’s nine Shared Resources (science business cores) including analysis, optimization, reporting, and marketing. The incumbent, under the direction of the Administrative Director for Programs, Planning, and Evaluation and in close collaboration with the Associate Director for Shared Resources, is responsible for providing administrative and data analysis support to ensure continued Shared Resource operational excellence and compliance with NCI’s Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) guidelines. As the administrator, the incumbent will manage policy development, meeting organization, user surveys, utilization reports, and presentations. To enhance Cancer Center member and overall usage, the Shared Resource Administrator will participate in campus and externally sponsored research events to advertise the Shared Resources’ services, which will include developing marketing content and materials.

The Shared Resource Administrator is responsible for collecting and analyzing Shared Resource data, primarily utilizing core facilities management software (Stratocore PPMS) and publication management software (EVAL). The incumbent will ensure metrics and performance meet or exceed NCI guidelines and peer-review expectations. The Shared Resource Administrator will conduct business operations review of the Shared Resources applying continuous improvement methodologies and incorporating customer feedback. The incumbent will review industry standards and conduct competitor analysis to assist SRs in obtaining and maintaining exceptional services for Cancer Center members. In conjunction with leadership and SR managers, the incumbent will make recommendations for operational changes and enhancements to improve metrics and outcomes. 

Required Qualifications 

Bachelors level degree in business, science, or related field or equivalent education/training.
Experience using analytical and critical thinking skills to research and interpret data and policy, contribute to solutions, forecast the impact of potential actions, develop logical conclusions and/or recommend solutions.
Knowledge of administrative and financial principles and practices.
Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and/or other process improvement and waste reduction methodologies.
Advanced writing and editing skills to compose reports and meeting documentation.
Advance knowledge of software programs such as MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), EVAL, Stratocore PPMS, etc.
Solid interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate in person, elicit information needed to clarify inquiries and requests, handle sensitive or difficult situations diplomatically, and to work effectively and sensitively with internal and external partners from diverse cultural background and perspectives.

Preferred Qualifications 

An understanding of cancer research operations and the workings of organizational infrastructure within a large matrix cancer program.
Experience with scientific core facilities and laboratory management systems.
Knowledge of the policies governing the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Center Support Grant.