The Director, Cancer Research Business Operations provides leadership and directs the day-to-day business operations for the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research (BTCCCR), the Immunotherapy Integration Hub (IIH), and pre- and post-award grant and contract support for Hematology/Oncology researchers in the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR). Working closely with the Senior Director for Clinical & Translational Research Operations (CTRO), Center Directors, and leaders across Seattle Children’s to direct the development and execution of operational goals, monitors and analyzes performance metrics, and ensures researchers are financially sustainable. Responsible for monitoring the cancer research portfolio, ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory standards and organizational goals and priorities. Provide leadership to develop, implement and oversee infrastructure to enhance research at Seattle Children’s.
Seattle Children’s Employer Highlights:
- Dedication to staff engagement and Lean principles
- Competitive Benefits: We support a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits include employee care, paid time off, health insurance and retirement savings.
- Transportation Discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools.
- Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's.
- Master's Degree in Health Administration, Public Administration, Business Management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Minimum of five (5) years increasingly responsible experience in a complex research/healthcare setting, including at least three (3) years managing staff.
- Minimum of seven (7) years experience in research administration, including pre- and post-award management experience with NIH and/or federal grants and contracts, private foundation grants and awards, and industry-sponsored research and clinical trial agreements.
- Demonstrated ability to lead in an environment of rapid change.
- Proven leadership experience with Lean methodology.
- Certified Research Administrator.
- Academic Medical Center Experience.