Executive Director CRSO

Job description

The Executive Director will oversee the newly created Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO). This position will be involved in the creation and implementation of a strategic plan and the day to day management of the operations. This will include oversight of the human resources functions of the office and development and interpretation of reporting method strategies regarding budgets, programmatic development, and other analyses.

The Executive Director will be a primary representative for campus directors and senior leadership when collaborating with the CRSO. The CRSO and this position will be expected to provide efficient, fiscally responsible, compliant, and technologically advanced administrative services to the research enterprise at the University. This will include oversight of the management of the office's Clinical Trial Billing Compliance team, Financial team, and Regulatory and Quality team within the CRSO. Additionally, the Executive Director will oversee the collaborative management of an enterprise Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) including management of the CRSO's CTMS support team.

Job Title
Executive Director CRSO

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Department Name
7H0R1: COM Office of Research

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

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Required Related Experience

8 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This position will utilize a computer regularly with repetitive motion.




Research certification expected to be obtained within two years of hire.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Masters degree and eight years of experience in clinical trials administration or related financial, research or director level endeavors.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

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  2. * Please choose the answer which best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in business development and operations.
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    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
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    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Please describe the clinical research administration or related roles you have provided leadership for.

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  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
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    • HospitalCareers.com
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    • Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA)
    • Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)
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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 7/7/2018
    Application Due: 7/23/2018
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