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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Associate Director, Research Administration Operations in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenge where you can drive impact and change? Are you passionate about Research Administration? We are seeking a hardworkingAssociate Directorto lead all aspects of our innovative and futuristic Operations team!

We are theOffice of Research and Project Administration (ORPA)and we play a dynamic role in all activities related to the development and submission of funding proposals and the management of research funds at MSK. ORPA is seeking an innovative leader to partner with department leadership and Research and Technology Management (RTM) divisional leadership to plan and implement new programmatic initiatives affecting the MSK research community and ORPA unit activities and staff.

Reporting to the VP, Research & Project Administration, as theAssociate Director, Research Administration Operations,you will:

  • Lead the overall operations of the department, ensuring appropriate and efficient provision of services, support, equipment and facilities to meet departmental, divisional and MSK goals and objectives.

  • Strategically partner with department and divisional leadership and MSK SME’s (e.g., HR) to develop new and existing department-wide and/or divisional or institutional programmatic initiatives and approaches, e.g. for staff engagement, professional development/performance management, department-wide onboarding, and other programs, as assigned.

  • Initiate, plan, run and independently guide day-to-day project activities to facilitate departmental and/or high-level initiatives with departmental, divisional or broad organizational significance, involving appropriate partners, assigning business unit resources, crafting metrics and timelines.

  • Provide direction, mentorship and feedback as appropriate and necessary to lead timelines and maintain accountability.

  • Serve as an ongoing and immediate resource to leadership and others for identifying and resolving issues, communicating information and/or facilitating required actions.

You are:

  • A cultivator of innovation who builds and develops new ways for the organization to be successful.

  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Building effective teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.

  • Eager to nurture talent and support people in meeting their career goals and departmental and organizational goals.

  • A strategic thinker who can make sense of complex information to effectively meet organizational and client needs and take advantage of opportunities

You have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) with 4-7 years of supervisory/management experience required

  • A minimum of 4 years of research administration experience.

  • Experience with grants management, data analysis and business metrics development and tracking.

  • Familiarity with related business systems, databases, Excel, SQL and/or Tableau (data visualization) preferred.

  • Strong information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret share and/or present information to employees and management staff at MSK and appropriate external contacts.

  • Excellent communication skills required including composing and editing a variety of documents, giving presentations and speeches, chairing and participating in meetings and project workgroups.#LI-POST


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date3 weeks ago(11/14/2019 9:23 AM)

Requisition ID2019-38009

CategoryProfessional - Research Administration