Sr. Manager, Research Support at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida

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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 Department of Surgery is currently seeking a Sr. Manager, Research Support. The incumbent in this position evaluates, develops, and directs the processes, policies, procedures, and strategic objectives to streamline and enhance research and grant administration activities within the department. Strategy planning with the Vice Chair of Research with the focus on moving the research divisions and centers into the top 10 in NIH funding. This includes the development of new policies and procedures to ensure the efficient operation of the divisions, routinely evaluating current policies to continually improve operations, identifying synergies within and outside the department, and searching grant opportunities and matching such opportunities with faculty members. Develops quarterly high-level sponsored reports, which summarizes research activity within the department over time. These reports include but are not limited to pending grants, grant submissions, and awards (Federal, State, and Private) by division and/or principal investigator. Maintains knowledge of and assure departmental compliance with UM policies along with policies and procedures, and applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards (Human Research Committee, Animal care and Use Committee, and other University Committees). Ensures that Investigators are in compliance with Federal, NIH, and sponsoring agencies, and enforces compliance with these policies by providing relevant information to investigators and review of the status of their respective projects. Prepares and distributes reports demonstrating grant spending including run rates and unexpended/unencumbered amounts assuring that investigators are appropriately using extramural funding before start up funding. Oversees departmental clinical trial activity serving as the primarily administrative point of contact for research initiatives. Provides direct supervision of departmentally based-research, database personnel. Manages research space for the department and assures that departmental assigned space is properly accounted for in the USpace database. Ensures that quarterly effort certification reports and effort grant reporting are accurately and timely submitted to Research Administration. Assists investigators and research staff in certifying the sponsored effort correctly on a quarterly basis. Serves as the primary liaison with the UM Research Administration, Research Finance, Accounts Payable, CRIS, Cancer Center Administration and other departments. Represents particular needs of investigators and works to ensure that these needs are met. As needed, oversees special projects for the wide variety of program support and analytical duties in support of research. Participates on various university research councils, committees and/or research organizations.

Other duties as assigned.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows:

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field; Master's degree preferred

Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Five years of work experience in a leadership role with broad exposure to research management

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.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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