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Assistant Director

Company: Thomas Jefferson University
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Responsible for working with leadership, investigators, clinical research staff, sponsors and vendors to identify, develop and execute Jefferson and the Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research Consortium --- ("PIER") vision and operational strategy. PIER is a collaborative network spanning five health systems, offering an entrepreneurial approach to clinical research. The focus is to streamline the clinical research process, accelerate clinical trials, and facilitate sharing of innovative ideas across the consortium. -

  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson .
  • Support, direct, and manage the day to day operations of the PIER Central Office to include member relations, business operations, regulatory, and clinical trial operations.
  • Collaborate with multiple Clinical Research Stakeholders for projects across the PIER Consortium.
  • Identify and develop clinical research study opportunities with sponsors, government, and academia in a wide range of therapeutic areas. OTHER FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCIES needed in addition to Essential Functions:
    • Provide project management support to the Chief Operating Officer, Board of Managers, Board of Members, PIER Legal Advisory Committee, and other committees as assigned to include preparation and distribution of meeting agendas, and minutes.
    • Serve as the primary sponsor contact for new trials and under the direction of the Chair of the Oncology Physician-Investigator Advisory Committee, and the Chair of the Physician-Investigator Advisory Committee, distribute clinical trial protocols and feasibility questionnaires to investigators interested in participating in trials.
    • Collaborate with JCRI in the preparation of annual budget and management of banking and invoicing.
    • Facilitate preparation of liability insurance applications for the PIER consortium
    • Submit annual and fiscal year documents to Financial Vendor to prepare Federal and State tax reporting.
    • Collaborate with Marketing and JCRI to maintain PIER website and develop marketing materials to attract patients, sponsors, and new members to PIER.
    • Serve as project manager for the Florence e-Document Regulatory Binder System.
    • Develop and deliver clinical research staff orientation and training on the e-Document Regulatory Management System.
    • Coordinate submission of sponsor budgets/contracts to vendor for negotiation of budgets, contracts, and coverage analysis.
    • Collaborate with sites as well as the JCRI regulatory team in preparing regulatory documents for submission to central IRB's for approval.
    • Build, distribute, and analyze surveys as required to stakeholders.
    • On behalf of the Chief Operating Officer, develop communication's to include letters, memos, and power point presentations for distribution to stakeholders.
    • Provide administrative support for planning symposiums, education, and training to PIER members. EDUCATIONAL/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS :
      • Bachelor's Degree Required, Master's Degree Preferred EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
        • Five year's experience in Clinical Research Operations required.
        • Experience working with non-governmental organizations (NGO's) and non-profit organizations preferred. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Experience Microsoft Word, Excel, Power, Point required Conditions of Employment Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson. Closing Statement Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds. Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science. Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet --designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership. Jefferson's mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
          • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
          • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
          • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing As an employer, Jefferson -maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia , Assistant Director, Accounting, Auditing , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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