Clinical Research Program Manager - US POINTER

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The Clinical Research Project Manager has advanced level experience with clinical research project management activities, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment to independently coordinate, direct, and ensure follow through for overall administration and outcomes of the US POINTER site in Northern CA, a multidomain behavioral intervention trial to prevent cognitive decline sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association.

To apply access the UC Davis Health HR Website and search requisition #054664

REQUIRED Qualifications: 

  • SoCRA or ACRP Certification. 
  • A Bachelor degree in public health/related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience in managing large, multidisciplinary research teams: maintain high levels of quality control, reliability, meet deadlines, manage research team tasks, and budgets. 
  • Specific experience coordinating and managing large, multidisciplinary research healthcare research projects. 
  • Experience working with faculty experts from multiple disciplines including clinical medicine, statistics, and the social sciences. 
  • Knowledge to consult and work collaboratively with Principal Investigators and external consultants from varied disciplines, foundations, and granting/contracting agencies (e.g., Alzheimer's Association, NIH, the state of California) regarding projects, problems, and problem-solving. 
  • Working knowledge of health, clinical, or lifestyle research or evaluation design, conduct, and analysis. 
  • Skills to troubleshoot data fidelity issues and recommend analytic strategies manage and correct data preparation, entry, and cleaning. 
  • Experience with tracking systems and recruitment strategies which encourage diverse participants. 
  • Experience providing research, administrative, and technical knowledge to research staff. 
  • Experience with IRB processes and writing protocols, modifications and renewal applications for human subjects committee approval. 
  • Skills to determine correct methods and strategies to effect viable solutions and provide the development expertise to implement them. 
  • Experience writing summaries of healthcare research findings and analyses, preparing draft abstracts and manuscripts for dissemination to the scientific and policy community. 
  • Experience in financial analysis, forecasting and strategic planning to analyze quantitative aspects of fiscal and budgetary issues and compile financial data and reports. 
  • Experience solving problems and facilitating collaborations. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in public health/related field highly preferred. 
  • Knowledge of project management principles and concept highly preferred.. 
  • Experience with mobile software, phone applications and innovative data collection methods highly preferred.. 
  • Proficiency with WORD, Excel, and statistical programs such as SAS, STATA, and SPSS highly preferred. 
  • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders with different priorities for project outcomes highly preferred. 
  • Experience working independently with excellent decision-making skills highly preferred. 
  • Knowledge of grants and funding sources highly preferred. 
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures highly preferred.