Cancer Center Jobs

Administrative Director

Louisiana Cancer Research Center

December 15, 2023
The Tulane Cancer Center (TCC) of the Tulane University School of Medicine, the preeminent research university in Louisiana, seeks an Administrative Director. TCC, in collaboration with the Louisiana Cancer Research Center, its health system partner, LCMC and LSU is an emerging cancer center with the goal of seeking the first NCI designation in the state in the next 5-7 years.

The Administrative Director will report to the Tulane Cancer Center Director and work closely with the TCC Director to further the development, execution, and oversight of programmatic and operational activities, functions, and initiatives to enable the TCC to realize its mission, vision, and full potential. The Administrative Director also will support Cancer Center faculty and institutional leaders through development of administrative and research infrastructure and capabilities that facilitate research program and shared resource development, community outreach and engagement, cancer research training and education coordination, and plans for equity and diversity, in collaboration with the LCRC and LSU. The Administrative Director serves as the principal administrative officer of the TCC's research and academic enterprise and its central Administrative Core office.

The position provides administrative oversight and will help drive future strategy for enhancing and expanding cancer-relevant research across the Tulane University School of Medicine and partner institutions. The position is essential to building a world class cancer center through innovation and implementation of best practices which will allow the TCC to collaborate with its LCRC consortium partners to successfully pursue the goal of National Cancer Institute designation. This executive-level position also has responsibility for aligning efforts with campus-wide marketing, communications, and advancement offices to support both clinical and research dimensions of the TCC. As appropriate, the Administrative Director will serve as a representative on various institutional leadership committees and boards. This position will include administrative accountability for the Center's assigned space, investments, budget, information systems, and human resources associated with its research and administrative operations.

The TCC is seeking a person with previous administrative experience within an NCI-designated clinical or comprehensive cancer center and/or other significant NIH P30 center grant mechanism experience. Prior experience in a supervisory and/or management capacity and a good working knowledge of National Cancer Institute P30 Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) application and reporting requirements is required.

Participation in professional leadership activities, including community education programs, faculty relationship building, professional association contributions and presentations on the state and national level, including the CCAF (Cancer Center Administrator's Forum) and AACI (Association of American Cancer Institutes) will be supported.

Competitive compensation and benefits commensurate with education, experience, and AACI national standards.

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