Center City, Philadelphia, PA
The Center Manager (CM) will help direct and oversee the development, planning, funding implementation, and tracking of the activities of the Jefferson Center for Connected Care. The Center’s mission is to innovate, implement and evaluate systems and services designed to address unmet needs that impact health outcomes of vulnerable individuals and communities.
-Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson
-Organize day-to-day activities; administer grant proposal; monitor, manage, measure, and track progress towards goals; coordinate governance and steering structures.
-Serves as the primary liaison for Jefferson’s research administration, including and not limited to the Office of Research Administration (ORA) and the Research Administration Center of Excellence (RACE), for all grant-related administration needs
-Communicate routinely with Center staff and associated faculty to identify and translate needs and priorities for future research portfolio into research opportunities.
-Works with foundations, researchers, and other collaborators to identify and cultivate potential funding sources as well as other opportunities for multi-site research projects.
-Train and supervise Center staff in technical procedures, processes and methods, data observation, documentation and management, and ensures maintenance of required research certifications; support training and career development needs of Center staff and students
-Monitor progress of research and data including timelines and budgets, ensuring high-quality results are achieved in a timely and organized manner and that all research is undertaken in accordance with current University, state and federal regulations
-Create, implement and oversee systems for collecting data on Center progress and produces semi-annual progress report
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Proficiencies):
Excellent project management skills including skills in communication, critical thinking, task management, and personal organization Strong interpersonal communication skills are essential
Ability to cultivate positive and collegial workplace relationships Dependability and attention to detail
Required Experience, Education, Certification(s), License(s)
A graduate degree and at least 3-5 years of experience in research and operational environments providing project and/or program management or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
A graduate degree is preferably in a clinical research-related field. Proven experience in all aspects of research development from inception to execution to dissemination preferred. Previous experience in a multi-faceted, project management position involving health services or clinical research strongly preferred. Previous experience with grant writing preferred.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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