The Institute for Research on Health Aging conducts multi-disciplinary research that prioritizes the prevention of cardiovascular disease, neurocognitive disease, and cancer. Our focus is on translating new research discoveries into pragmatic interventions aimed at promoting healthy aging across diverse populations. Our approach involves human physiology, cohort, and clinical trial studies and our team includes established experts in population, clinical, translational, basic, and data science.
Our Research Administrative Services Associate will work under the general supervision of the Research Administrative Director and/or Research Manager of the assigned research area. You will perform data analysis and provide reports pertaining to the budgetary and fiscal management of research programs. Will coordinate academic activities pertaining to business development, community relations, and grants management. You will also supervise and manage select administrative and research staff, while also serving as a liaison to internal departments and external organizations. Importantly, our successful candidate will participate in not only team building activities but also formal and informal training opportunities designed to promote cross-areas skills development and personal career growth in preparation for further leadership roles.
Essential job duties and responsibilities:
In collaboration with Principal Investigators and senior laboratory staff, position may be responsible for facilitation of business processes, project and/or program management, on-going monitoring of compliance with CSMC and research institute requirements, and/or budgetary and fiscal management of research programs within assigned area.
Connects project or program objectives to broader organizational goals.
Understands project or program scope and specifications.
Takes responsibility for assisting with different aspects of project or program execution (including managing logistics, establishing timelines, analyzing and reporting on performance metrics, monitoring deliverables, producing program materials, etc.).
Demonstrates knowledge of the project or program coordination including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing processes.
Monitors project or program performance and recommends changes to scope, schedule and cost management in order to align with business goals.
Serves as a resource to stakeholders and team members to ensure successful project or program outcomes; may also provide training and/or education.
May work with Principal Investigator to complete and submit federal and non-federal grants, including contributing content to standard sections of grant applications.
May work as the liaison between department or research group and sponsored research funds administration, accounting, and finance departments.
May perform all Pre and Post grant award administrative functions.
Collaborates with others and builds strategic alliances globally; works to build broad-based support in order to influence important outcomes and gain collective buy-in.
Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals; recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models and suggests solutions to immediate and long-term challenges.
Serves as a liaison for Research Director and manager to SRFA, HR, PI or other work units.
Develops and implements procedures for office management and compliance with CSMC administrative regulations and requirements.
Assists leadership on projects as assigned.
Coordinates the operational and fiscal management of research programs. Collaborates closely with Institute directors to ensure appropriate budgetary organization for all assigned research projects, including creation and maintenance of financial and operational reports.
Leads or assists with pre- and post- NIH grants award administrative functions.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.