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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

Department Specific Functions

Manages complex projects and strategic initiatives of high-priority for Cancer Center Leadership. Incorporates timelines and deadlines into plans for successful monitoring of progress and completion. Provides quality assurance for assigned deliverables. Manages tight timelines ensuring quick turnaround for successful project delivery. Manages and implements work plans. Coordinates and implements change management, when necessary. Partner with multiple department and sub-divisions within SCCC (finance, research, IT, grants, patient care etc.). Manages and coordinates agendas, meetings, and workflows for all project meetings. Detail oriented ensuring completion and reports to leaders with regard to initiative status. Facilitate communication and serve as resource to cancer center faculty and staff to ensure successful completion and submission of all initiative-related milestones (i.e., kickoff, progress updates, closure/handoffs, etc.) Manage performance monitoring and metrics for initiatives and other projects as assigned.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

Oversees laboratory equipment purchase, use, maintenance, repair, and inventory. Manages service contracts. Trains laboratory staff on how to use laboratory equipment, laboratory techniques, and safety procedures. Prepares laboratories for annual safety inspections. Coordinates seminars and special activities in relation to research and laboratory safety. Oversees the management of laboratory animals. Collaborates with IT to maintain laboratory computers and servers running smoothly. Assists with arrangement of laboratory guests, speakers, and recruitment visits. Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required

Certification and Licensing:

Not Applicable

Experience:

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
  • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

r7

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