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This position will be hired at the PROJECT POLICY ANL 2 or PROJECT POLICY ANL 3 level depending on experience of the selected candidate.
The Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) an organized research unit at UCSD, was established to provide education, training and infrastructure for clinical research in the San Diego area. It encompasses four hospital systems, two universities and four biomedical research organizations. It receives partial funding from a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the NIH, National Center for Advancing Translational Science.
As a member of the Clinical Research Strategic Initiatives (CRSI) office, the QA/QC Project Manager will be primarily responsible for a series of quality assurance and process improvement activities, linked with each phase of the grant cycle. Serves as the key point of contact for NCATS Prior Approval between Director and staff stakeholders representing regulatory, program policy, and grants policy locally, with the agency and the individual pilot and KL2 applicants. The incumbent will refine, communicate, and implement process improvements across KL2 and UL1 award administration.
The QA/QC PM will lead efforts to update the ACTRI website with new workflow resources, conduct annual pre-application in-services, provide consultation to teams/KL2 applicants, and develop a repository of high-quality Prior Approval submissions. Additionally, to provide project-level QA/QC for the Just-In-Time process, they will perform internal reviews, manage escalation pathways for deadlines, develop dashboards for visibility, and use cloud-based systems for overall project management. Post-award, the QA/QC manager will ensure agency modifications are completed and monitor compliance for publications.
Six years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus two years of related experience/training.
Working knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs.
Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Proficient in ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Demonstrates ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Demonstrates ability to analyze, research and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
Proficient in ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Working knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques.
Experience with and application of QA/QC in an interdisciplinary institutional setting.
Experience with performance improvement processes and demonstrated expertise use of QA software and tracking tools, as well as performance improvement tools.
Experience with NIH funding and enterprise systems, including ERA Commons and the Human Subjects System (HSS)
Experience with IRB and regulatory science, including in biomedical sciences
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Candidates hired into this position will be able to work remotely.
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