Audit Program Coordinator

Location
Chicago
Posted
Apr 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit: The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, is a national clinical trials network sponsored by the National Cancer Institute that consists of nearly 10,000 cancer specialists at hospitals, medical centers, and community clinics across the United States and Canada. The Alliance is dedicated to developing and conducting clinical trials with promising new cancer therapies, and utilizes the best science to develop optimal treatment and prevention strategies for cancer, as well as researching methods to alleviate side effects of cancer and cancer treatments.

Unit Job Summary: Audit Program Coordinator: The Audit Coordinator (APC) is responsible for coordinating auditing activities for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, a national oncology research group with over 140 institutional member networks. In collaboration with the Audit Committee Chair (ACC), Audit Program Director (APD) and the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the APC schedules audits, retains appropriate auditors, communicates with institutions and tracks and evaluates various data pertaining to audit activities and presents analysis to the APD, CAO, ACC, and Audit Committee. The APC performs all duties with minimal supervision and within the strict timelines set by the CTMB and the Alliance.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree and a minimum 2 years of administrative or project assistant experience required.

Unit Experience: Database entry and management experience preferred. Candidates must demonstrate the following competencies: manage interpersonal relationships and interact/communicate with clarity, tact and courtesy with internal and external personnel; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; identify priorities; recognize and resolve or refer problems; the ability to track and analyze data; work effectively as a part of a team and independently with minimal supervision; use or learn a range of position-related software applications; handle a high volume of work with a high level of accuracy. Regulatory affairs and clinical trials experience preferred.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Analytical skills required. Problem-solving skills required. Decision-making skills required. Attention to detail required. Organizational skills required. Verbal and written communication skills required. Interpersonal skills required. Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required. Ability to work as part of a team required. Ability to maintain confidentiality required. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required. Ability to manage stressful situations required. Knowledge of database management software required. Ability and willingness to travel to and attend national meetings and audits required. Ability to coordinate the work of others preferred. Knowledge of relevant federal, state and local compliance laws and regulations preferred.