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The Moores Cancer Center (MCC) is one of just 51 in the United States to hold a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. This designation is reserved for cancer centers with the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care, education, and community contributions. As such, it ranks MCC among the top centers in the nation. MCC strives to stay at the forefront of emerging cancer research in a patient centric environment.
MCC's mission is to transform cancer care in our catchment area and beyond by driving exceptional scientific discoveries, innovations in interception, care, and training. MCC will make a global impact on improving health by reducing cancer burden through accelerated discovery and translation, compassionate and interdisciplinary care, education and community engagement, with the foundation of our core values - Excellence, Innovation and Risk-Taking, Collaboration, Diversity and Service.
Under general supervision of the Director for Training, Education and Research Collaborations at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center (MCC), the Cancer Training and Education Program Manager is responsible for the coordination and operations of multiple cancer research training and education programs within MCC. These include our NCI Cancer Center Support Grant-funded Cancer Research Career Enhancement and Related Activities (CRCERA) and NCI-funded T32 programs. Act as a key liaison between the Cancer Center's Research Administration office and all entities within and outside UCSD, including other UC academic institutions and outside collaborators. Provide high-level professional project management, coordination and administrative support for organizational management and strategic planning to senior leaders in the Cancer Center requiring tact, diplomacy, and discretion on a wide variety of complex and sensitive issues.
Serve as main point of contact for cancer-related career enhancement activities. Ensure appropriate interpretation of applicable guidelines related to training and education activities. Prepare research documents and grant applications following regulations and guidelines. Review procedures and data for use in grants, manuscripts, and presentations; identify publications, track references, and write sections of required research documents such as grant proposals and progress reports. Serve as lead for the programs supported and provide advanced service for scheduling, coordination, and operational needs including meetings, seminars, conferences, Continuing Medical Education (CME) symposia, social events, etc. related to training and educational activities in the Cancer Center. Track programmatic finances and work with fund manager to ensure accurate pay for trainees.
Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training; OR a Bachelor's Degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.
Thorough knowledge of administrative analysis and operations research. Ability to develop and implement processes and systems. Knowledge of the administrative and operational implications in a program. Skills to evaluate programs, assess outcomes and realize programmatic objectives. Experience in the areas of educational programs and courses, and fellow advising.
Proven knowledge of data management, documentation methods used in investigating and presenting findings about the program. Skills include statistical analysis of data across databases and systems. Very strong skills, knowledge and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a variety of WWW-related programs, browsers, and HTML editors.
Significant university level instructional and/or research experience in STEM disciplines.
Demonstrated experience and documented excellence in oral and written communications skills; includes active listening and critical thinking. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work with others in a number of areas related to academic program administration.
Strong interpersonal skills. Actively cooperates and supports the work of others. Ability to work productively with anyone regardless of background. Empathetic and aware of impact on others. Strong problem solving skills to assist learners and resolve issues. Skill in applying organizational development, team building, problem solving, and conflict resolution techniques in group situations. Ability to wor
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