Posting InformationPosition TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleBusiness Officer - ContributingWorking TitleFinancial AnalystPosition Number20016871Vacancy IDP011975Budgeted Hiring Range$49,514 - $57,000Pay Band Information
To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.Salary Grade EquivalentGN09Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work Schedule
Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Department Name and NumberLCCC - Clinical Trials-426806Date First Posted09/22/2020Closing Date10/19/2020Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryAccounting/Finance/AuditingDepartment Description
The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, founded in 1975, is one of 51 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the country. The Center’s mission is to reduce cancer occurrence and death in North Carolina and the nation through research, treatment, training and outreach.Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Position Description
This position is assigned to Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Clinical Protocol Office and performs the following:
• Review and negotiation of complex clinical trial budgets and payment term arrangements for clinical research funding received by the University from federal sponsors as well as private for-profit and not-for profit sponsors, including business, industry, associations, and foundations in order to initiate clinical trial research at UNC.
• Consultation with faculty Investigators and staff regarding the nature of each clinical trial and the impact of unique aspects of trials on the clinical and scientific requirements contained in the protocols, budgets and other study documents, to ensure budget and overall agreement represent accurate and regulatory compliant agreements that best represents the interests of the University and the Investigator.
• Monitoring of cross-functional hand-offs to ensure study activation timelines remain on track while sharing key information with stakeholders throughout process.
• Keeping abreast of new developments in research administration policies and requirements in order to serve as an up-to-date source of information, guidance, and training for the campus and research community. Work with UNC Office of Clinical Trial (OCT) and Office of Industry Contracts (OIC) to remain current on University policy, external regulations and guidance including CMS, NCD and all other relevant guidance and policy
• Providing guidance in the interpretation of Epic billing calendar development and Epic charge review.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
• Working knowledge of general contracts.
• Demonstrated ability to independently negotiate and communicate effectively, efficiently and diplomatically, both orally and in writing
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize high-volume work load with minimal supervision while maintaining a positive and collaborative approach
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external offices and individuals.
• Flexibility, a “can-do” mindset, and the ability to function in an entrepreneurial research setting are essential
• Knowledge and appreciation of University structure, practices, policies and procedures
• Demonstrated experience in a clinical trial setting with industry sponsors and/or with negotiation of a variety of industry funded clinical agreements
• Self-directed with sound judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying policies and procedures. Team player with ability to work independently, prudently and collaboratively
• Master’s degree preferred
• UNC experience preferred
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Business Officer position.
- Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related business area
- Associate's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related business area and 2 years of related experience
- Combination of post-high school education and 4 years of related experience (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 3 years of experience)
- High School diploma/GED and 4 years of related experience
- Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal 8 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 7 years of experience)
- None of the above
- * Do you have experience in a clinical trial setting with industry sponsors and/or with negotiation of a variety of industry funded clinical agreements?
- * Describe your hands on experience working with clinical trials.
(Open Ended Question)
- * What do you like most about negotiating with outsides parties/ Why?
(Open Ended Question)