Cancer Clinical Trials Office Research Administrator 1

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Cancer Clinical Trials Office Research Administrator 1

Stanford University

Job Number:
84287


Cancer Clinical Trials Office Research Administrator 1




The Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) is one of only 49 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country. As a NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center the SCI is a dynamic and stimulating place to work as it maintains the highest level of scientific rigor, institutional support and coordination for the complete range of cancer-related research, including basic, translational, clinical and population-based science. The SCI brings together faculty with cancer-relevant expertise from four Schools and over 30 departments throughout the University. The Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) is an integral component of the Stanford Cancer Institute since the vital work performed there enables our cancer center to translate research from the laboratory into the clinical setting. Given the SCI's mission, breadth, and depth it employs ~275 staff members (inclusive of the CCTO) in a fast-paced environment with tremendous opportunities for our Clinical Research teams.




The Stanford University NCI Designated Cancer Clinical Trials Office seeks a Research Administrator 1. This position will report to the Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) Financial Manager. The Research Administrator 1 is a primary point of contact for sponsor and University clinical research contract administrators and assists with the triaging of new assignments through the CCTO intake system. Working in collaboration with the Cancer Clinical Trial Financial Specialists, faculty, business managers and other departments, hospital and University staff, the Research Administrator 1 reviews intake requests for new and existing clinical trial proposals and amendments. This includes but is not limited to protocol review and interpretation, assist with budget development for amendments, perform budget checks on all new budgets completed by CCTO Financial Specialists , ensuring that the contract budgets and payment schedules/terms meets sponsor, University, hospital and School pre-and post- award guidelines/regulations. The Research Administrator 1 will enter information in the SeRA( Stanford Electronic ResearchAdministrator) database and ensure that University compliance requirements are met.
Duties include:

  • Assist in the preparation of routine proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines. Coordinate and communicate submission process, both paper and electronic; review documents for completeness and compliance.
  • Develop, prepare, and finalize project budgets, and provide budget justification
  • Serve as liaison and active partner between principal investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and other departments; respond to sponsor inquiries.
  • Collaborate with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards are set up properly, including cost-sharing awards if applicable.
  • Review and understand the terms and conditions of sponsored projects administered, including linked/footnoted terms and conditions not provided in hard copy or electronic copy.
  • Initiate expenditures; monitor post award spending and commitment activity. Review and certify monthly expenditure statements, and facilitate quarterly review by principal investigators.
  • Download and monitor reports supporting project status, and use forecasting and decision aides under guidance.
  • Participate in contract closeout process and audit inquiries; submit final reports and certificates.
  • Coordinate and organize events, such as conferences, meetings, site visits, or sponsor reviews, related to sponsored projects as needed.
  • Participate in and contribute to process improvements and group projects.
  • Involved with reviewing, assigning and working on requests submitted through the CCTO REDCap system.
  • Backup for completing labor schedules and adjustments for CCTO staff. * - Other duties may also be assigned

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

    Bachelor's degree and one year of job related experience, or combination of education and experience.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Ability to learn and stay updated about university and government policies (FAR, Cost Accounting Standards, Office of Management and Budget circulars, sponsored guidelines, etc.) to properly administer sponsored projects.
  • Demonstrated understanding of terminology, such as compliance, title, sub-contractor, consultant, audit, and accounting review.
  • Willingness and ability to understand and interpret university policies and procedures.
  • Excellent oral, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills; demonstrated expertise in Excel and web-based tools.
  • Strong accounting skills; knowledge of basic accounting principles.
  • Ability to complete Cardinal Curriculum I and II while in position.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well independently, but also to seek assistance when needed.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills. CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
    Cardinal Curriculum I and II must be completed to remain in this position.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently sit, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation and perform desk-based computer tasks, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing up to ten pounds.
  • Occasionally stand, walk, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, write by hand and sort and file paperwork or parts.
  • Rarely lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing 11-20 pounds.
    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

    Additional Information
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Job Code: 4481
    • Employee Status: Regular
    • Grade: F
    • Department URL: http://cancer.stanford.edu/
    • Requisition ID: 84287


    Job:

    Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
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    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







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