Administrative Director - Aids Clinical Trials Group Leadership Operations Center

Responsibilities

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)

Qualifications
*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.

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