Administrative/Support, Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Institute for Informatics. The position is located at 4444 Forest Park. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Senior Director of Research - IT will play a key role in the newly launched Office of the Chief Research Information Office (OCRIO) at Washington University, reporting to and led by CRIO and deputy director of the Institute for Informatics, Dr. Albert Lai.
The Senior Director of Research - IT will work in close alignment with the CRIO to develop, oversee, operate, and provide world-class research information technology and informatics services to the Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) research community.� The OCRIO office will improve and drive the Research IT and informatics landscape at WUSM in order to:
Transform research, education, and patient care
Support personalized medicine efforts
Improve the quality of health care and public health initiatives locally, nationally, and worldwide
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Technical and strategic lead for OCRIO.
Oversee PMO and technical services within core services.
HR/Operations manager for OCRIO (including daily operations and finance).
Liaison for groups including BJC (BJC IT, CCE) and WashU (WUIT, Siteman Cancer Center, Center for Clinical Studies).
Liaison for working with external partners of the institute (e.g., MDClone).
Manage a cross-functional team and its day-to-day activities.
MBA or related management degree
Work experience in academic healthcare settings
Knowledge/experience in healthcare IT/healthcare operations
BA/BS in Computer Science or related fields
Experience in Information Technology
10-15 years total experience, including IT managerial expertise
Base pay commensurate with experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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