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Administrative Director Position at UConn Health Center Adler,Priscilla 07 Apr 2004 06:56 EST

The UConn Health Center General Clinical Research Center is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Administrative Director.  The job description is listed below.  Please contact Lisa Godin (860-679-4145; if you are interested in finding out more about this position.


Position/Title: Administrative Director-General Clinical Research Center

Responsible To: Program Director of the General Clinical Research Center

Position Summary:

The administrative director (AD) is the central administrator for the General Clinical Research Center (GCRC).  The AD is a skilled specialist, reporting directly to the Program Director.  She/he is responsible for daily administrative functions, all phases of grant management for the GCRC grant, information management, and financial and budgetary oversight for the center, including protocol design and implementation and development of an ongoing patient base for clinical research.  S/he works with program staff at the National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health (NCRR/NIH) to coordinate GCRC administrative operations and oversight.  The AD is involved with the development and implementation of center policies and procedures, and the communication of approved policies to all relevant entities, including the GCRC clinical investigators.  Within the GCRC, the AD works closely with the Program Director, Associate Program Directors, the Nurse Manager, the Informatics Director, the Core Laboratory Director,  and other staff  involved in center administration and development.  The AD ensures that administrative operations are in compliance with federal, state, local and institutional regulations, and works in accord with NIH and NIH/NCRR policy mandates and recommendations for the GCRC program.  The AD also acts as the GCRC's administrative liaison to other Health Center departments, hospitals, and health care facilities, and other GCRC's.

Requisite and Preferred Qualifications - Education, Experience, Personal Qualities:

1.      Master's Degree in a relevant field or Bachelor's degree with at least 5 years' experience in research administration required.
2.      Experience in a health care or clinical research field or other relevant scientific research experience.
3.      Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines governing grants' management and clinical research involving human subjects.
4.      Excellent communication skills, and demonstrated proficiency in handling the wide variety of tasks related to the GCRC.
5.      Excellent supervisory, personnel management, and organizational skills, self-motivation and good decision-making skills.
6.      High level of self-motivation, adaptability and flexibility.  An ability to work with a wide variety of people, good teamwork and team leadership skills, and the capacity to expand areas of expertise or learn new skills as required to meet GCRC needs.

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