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DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s in Business, Management, Nursing, Public Health or related field
  • Senior level management skills with experience developing strategies and leading the administrative and financial operations of a large organization to implement tactical programs in support of the strategies, preferably in a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, other large academic clinical research program such as a CTSA, hospital unit, or in an industry-based clinical research organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database applications.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Ability to communicate effectively with scientific, medical, professional, executives, administrative, and other personnel at all levels of an organization. Ability to build relationships and enable effective communications. 
  • Experience with research protocols and regulatory or governing bodies, which include HIPAA, and FDA regulations, Institutional Review Board requirements and Good Clinical Practices. 
  • Knowledge and experience including Good Clinical Practices, and Conduct of Clinical Research Studies. Additionally, the Associate Director should be familiar with insurance billing, and the Medicare Coverage Act. 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree plus eight years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing staff and/or managers.
  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-site or large-scale clinical trials research. 
  • Management experience with developing strategies and leading the administrative and financial operations of a large organization academic or industry-based clinical research organization. 
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and influence internal senior leadership and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership, planning and change management skills.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated expertise in project management, analytical problem solving, and negotiating experience. 
  • Knowledge and experience including Good Clinical Practices, and Conduct of Clinical Research Studies. 
  • Demonstrated analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills and consulting skills. 

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently sit, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation and perform desk-based computer tasks, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh to ten pounds. 
  • Occasionally stand, use a telephone or write by hand. 
  • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb, twist, bend, stoop, squat, reach or work above shoulders, sort, file paperwork or parts, operate foot and hand controls. 

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Occasional local and overnight travel.

WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):
  • Ensure consistency and adherence to clinical research guidelines, compliance with good clinical practices, good manufacturing practices and regulatory guidelines.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. 
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. 
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

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