Clinical Research Program Manager *Must have grants, IRB and clinical trials experience*

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Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Program Manager.

Reporting to the Department of Neurosurgery Administrator, Department Chair, and Vice-Chair of Clinical Research, this position provides critical management and direction to a growing research program, as well as pivotal research support to diverse, constantly evolving sponsor-funded health services, health policy, health economics and related research initiatives within the New York University School of Medicine. Areas of research include adults and children and span the breadth of cranial, spinal, and peripheral nerve neurosurgery. The individual will work on both smaller focused studies and larger multicenter research. The position will oversee the clinical research program for development, growth and change. It will also manage sponsor-based projects, including federally-funded basic research in wet labs and evaluation projects. The candidate will oversee clinical research operations, budget, and staff to ensure successful completion from initiation through to dissemination. S/he will work collaboratively with the principal investigator, his/her research team, and other faculty and staff to author manuscripts and create professional presentations. S/he will direct all relationships with our institutional IRB and/or other review boards.

Job Responsibilities:

Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsible for the recruitment of patients; supervise and evaluate staff and volunteers. Develop, justify and manage OTPS budget for sponsored research program. Oversee and manage the logistical organization and implementation of research projects as requested by the Department Administrator or Vice-Chair for Clinical Research.

Ensure accurate execution of research protocols in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, HIPAA, PIs, Research Teams, and sponsors.

Co-author grant applications and manuscripts. Represent the organization and research team at relevant meetings and events

Coordinate and oversee compliance and regulatory reporting. Oversee data registries, manage and audit data. Report on progress and finances to granting agencies and internally to relevant parties at the Medical Center

Assist with the recruitment of patients, enrollment, grant submissions, and study coordination activities. Coordinate the design and implementation of evaluation tools/instruments, data registries, surveys, and sampling strategies

Assure implementation of methodology, instrumentation and databases relating to IRB submissions, in accordance with approved protocol as determined by PI(s) and collaborators. Develop, manage, and coordinate all relevant personnel in the group. Institute and maintain a reporting structure, staff development activities, team operations, and professional growth.

Acts as prime resource for Neurosurgery faculty, fellows, residents and researchers in the logistical coordination of research efforts from IRB preparation, submission through follow-up approval and study implementation. Manage pre- and post-award of all research budgets, including reconciliation of visits, expenses, and financial reportings via all NYU systems, including CRMS, PBI, etc.

Responsible for regulatory compliance as it relates to federal, state, local, institutional and departmental rules and regulations governing NYU IRB protocols. Coordinate, facilitate and implement appropriate consenting processes in support of faculty, fellows, residents and researchers and in accordance with standard research requirements. Provide direction and education on IRB and HIPPA criteria as it relates to application, protocols, data collection and informed consent to any/all levels of staff and volunteers engaged in research. Assure mandated compliance training are completed and maintained for all researchers.

Plan and oversee clinical research team operations, manage growth, and develop plans for future.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated progressive leadership/management responsibilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Familiarity with related research methodologies, strong writing skills, an aptitude for quick learning, creative problem solving skills, detailed oriented approach and strong work ethic are essential. Time management skills and ability to multitask are required. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and to work within a team environment, as well as independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must have grants and clinical trials experience. Heavy emphasis on budgeting, financial reconciliation, & IRB regulatory compliance.

Master’s degree preferred. The responsibilities are best facilitated by an individual with highly effective interpersonal and communication skills, exceptional organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and demonstrated research experience. Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, statistical software programs such as SAS or SPSS is highly desirable. CRC certification is preferred, as well as knowledge of basic medical terminology. Experience working in an Academic Medical Center.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

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