UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is recruiting for a strong leader. The Director of Administration (DA) reports to the CTSI Program Director/Associate Chancellor for Clinical Research (AVC-CR), the EVCP Executive Director and to the School of Medicine Dean's Office. The DA serves as the chief operating officer of the Institute and oversees all aspects of administrative operations. CTSI also provides oversight and administrative support for the AVC-CR Office, which includes the Clinical Trials Operations Office, BIOS and UC BRAID. CTSI supports 47 CTSI Faculty Program Directors from various academic departments. CTSI personnel include 78 staff employees, a total of 125 personnel. The DA oversees ~$25m (FY21) in annual expenditures. CTSI provides Clinical Research Services supporting clinical trials at Parnassus, Mission Bay, Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). The DA will serve as the Chief Administrator Officer role required by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) for the UCSF Hub.
As a Director, he/she/they provides administrative leadership for a robust, multi-program unit located across four campuses. The DA provides management and technical direction in conjunction with the CTSI Program Director/AVC-CR across UCSF and coordinates and serves as the administrator to direct the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) program functions, a large, highly complex, visible academic program with multiple locations on campus. He/she/they are responsible for articulating long-term vision and goals as well as managing ongoing operations of 11 CTSI program and numerous (5-10) AVC-CR initiatives that impact the clinical research infrastructure at UCSF (across all the schools, medical center and UCSF affiliates) and overseeing a large operational budget to achieve objectives.
In collaboration with the Program Director/AVC-CR, the DA functions as a strategic planning partner, providing skillful administrative, operational and financial management at all sites. S/he/they works to maximize the utilization of all institute and program resources and to provide and maintain administrative excellence in all aspects of the programs, clinical research service cores, research and community engagement operations - including space planning, finance, research administration, information technology, human resources, and risk management.
The DA serves as a risk manager, establishing and monitoring internal control mechanisms in all areas of operation, personnel management, and finance. S/he/they oversees the work of others in these areas, and identifies and minimizes or eliminates risk and implements changes to prevent recurrence.
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