Job Details

Director - Cancer Center Administration - Cancer Research

Job Number: 529516
Categories: Professional
Dallas, TX

Department: Simmons Cncr Ctr Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Master's degree in health, business, or public health required. Ten (10) years of related experience in academic healthcare, preferably in an NCI-designated Cancer Center or large health system setting.

Job Duties

Under minimal supervision, this high-level position administers the matrix cancer research program at UT Southwestern (UTSW) and provides strategic administrative, operational, and fiscal leadership of research facilities, information systems, and human resources, including supervision of and administrative support for all Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) research programs and cores. This position is a member of the SCCC senior leadership team.
1.Financial Management - Develop, implement, and monitor operating budgets for the research and administrative enterprises.
2.Human Resource Management - Direct and manage all human resources processes and systems, in consultation with the SCCC senior leadership team.
3.Organizational Planning - Develop and implement short- and long-range strategic plans to ensure operational efficiency and success.
4.Systems Development - Develop and execute a robust informatics capability for the SCCC. Direct the development and continuous upgrading of management information systems.
5.Space and Facilities Management - Direct and oversee the planning and utilization of all administrative and research space. Assure that environmental health and safety standards are adhered to.
6.Program Planning and Development - Identify and analyze organizational needs for new or revised programs. Assume administrative responsibilities for new program implementation, including budget, staffing, space, equipment, etc.
7.Internal Communications - Direct the production and maintenance of all internet and intranet based communications, and manage the production and distribution of all research related communications, such as the Cancer Center Bulletin.
8.Capital Improvements - Liaise with UTSW Budget and Resource Planning, faculty, and outside architects to plan construction or renovation of new or existing spaces while maintaining cost-controls.
9.Research, Education/Training - Oversee the development of methods for collecting, processing, and retrieving data to support program goals. Responsible for coordination of submission of NCI-grant. Direct the planning and implementation of major educational and scientific meetings.
10.Institutional Relations - Represent the SCCC to local, state, federal, and public agencies and organizations.
11.Participation in Clinical Care Strategy and Management - In cooperation with the Associate Vice President for Clinical Programs and the Clinical Director, work to integrate the research activities and resources of the SCCC with those of the Cancer Center's clinical enterprise.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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