Administrative Director - Aids Clinical Trials Group Leadership Operations Center


As the Administrative Director of the Aids Clinical Trials Group Leadership Operations Center (ACTG LOC), you will provide direct oversight of the day-to-day ACTG LOC operations by supervising all HR, financial and operations activity. Primary duties include:

*Responsible for the management, direction, and fiscal oversight of a major clinical trials initiative led by the Chair of the ACTG with minimal supervision by the Division MSO
*Serves as the chief liaison between UCLA and a network of organizations involved in international and multi-institutional clinical trials, including ACTG, the NIAID and other NIC ICs, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry partners, the Food and Drug Administration, and other relevant regulatory and funding agencies
*Serves as the lead project manager of large multi-institutional translational clinical trials currently underway at 69 sites (34 Domestic, 35 International)

*Master's degree in Public Health, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent work experience - Preferred
*7+ years administrative/management experience preferably in an academic medical setting
*Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and conceptual direction to the complex multi-institutional clinical trials group
*Demonstrated skill in management of complex research projects, and experience with establishment of standard research procedures
*Expert level experience and thorough knowledge of organizational management theory and practice; financial systems and controls, federal, state, and local reimbursement issues and healthcare regulations, budget management; and the inter-relationships of clinical, teaching, and research activities
*Ability to delegate and plan for the timely and successful completion of short and long term objectives
*Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in a variety of roles, including research design and implementation, policy formulation, and collaborating agencies
*Ability to identify and manage strategic partnerships with domestic and international sites
*Outstanding interpersonal skills with ability to handle sensitive human resources issues
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.