Provides input and executes the mission-driven, strategic planning, and evaluation efforts for the Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Is responsible for the administrative infrastructure, preparation, submission and management of the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) and serves as the primary administrative liaison to the National Cancer Institute.
Oversees the management of all research-relevant Center components, including financial operations of the Center (e.g., operating budgets, grants and contracts, and philanthropic funds),Â the Cancer Clinical Trials Office, Shared Resources, Office of Community Engagement and Cancer Health Equity, education programs, and information technology.
Works closely with relevant University of Chicago Medicine units including Marketing and Communications, website teams, Medical and Biological Sciences development, and government and public relation to ensure appropriate integration and alignment of priorities and activities.
Participates in oversight and integration of research and clinical programs.
Provides expertise and assistance in developing successful multi-investigator, large-scale grant submissions that are critical to the mission of the Center (e.g., P01s, SPOREs, T32s, U54s, etc.).
Assists the Director of the Cancer Center with faculty and staff recruitment as directed.
Facilitates interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration and translational research.
Assists the Director in activities related to the Executive Committee, and External Advisory Committee.
Creates and implements new programs, initiatives, and policies for the Cancer Center.
Provides leadership for a Center with senior management and serves as a liaison to academic departments, professional organizations and administrative units of theUniversity.
Managesrelatedteams.Establishesdepartmentpriorities,mayberesponsibleforthemanagementofthecenter budget, allocates resources and executes strategicplans.
Works closely with faculty, students and other leaders across campus to foster experimentation and multi-disciplinary inquiry and teaching by coordinating and developing Center programming. This may include workshops. Conferences, colloquia, training programs, community outreach,etc.
Oversees a communication strategy and marketing efforts aimed at increasing the visibility of the Center. Collaborates with others to make the center a valuable resource to all students and contributes to the broad goals of creating a stronger campuscommunity.
Performs other related work asneeded.
RelevantÂ graduate degree, e.g., MBA, MPH or PhD
Ten years of directly related experience in the academic research setting
Knowledge of Cancer Centers or equivalent specialized academic institutions
Strategic planning, including setting goals and milestones
Familiarity with federal grant policies and procedures
Familiarity with NCI guidelines for Comprehensive Cancer Centers and Cancer Center Support Grant
A builder, a visionary, a leader, and a focused and goal-oriented manager
Ability to work effectively within a matrix organization as well as develop productive inter-institutional and inter-agency relationships locally, regionally, and nationally
Demonstrates strong skills in organization, planning and evaluation, and oral and written communications
Experience developing individual, institutional, and large-scale multi-project cancer research proposals (NIH and other peer-reviewed agencies or equivalent)
Demonstrates ability to lead groups from diverse professional areas and operates comfortably at a variety of organizational levels to achieve results
Acts proficiently and professionally in unstructured situations
Works well with little direction, though able to accept direction as necessary
Demonstrates skills in conflict management and possesses excellent interpersonal skills
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