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Job Title: Research Administrator - Emergency Medicine (R-15607)
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Posted: October 28, 2020
Location: Orange, CA
Description: At CHOC Children's, we strive to be the leading destination of children’s health by providing exceptional and innovative care. We are responsible for the overall health of our community's pediatric population in our hospitals, clinics, and practices. And because of our breadth of care, your career at CHOC Children's can be as diverse and fulfilling as you determine. CHOC Children's compensation structure, benefits offerings, and career development programs are geared to helping you achieve your professional and personal goals. Apply now to see where your career at CHOC Children’s can take you.

Recognized year after year as national leader in employee engagement, and named one of the best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, this is an exciting time to be at CHOC Children's. Our campus is constantly growing and offering new state-of-the art programs and services as we continue to meet the needs of more than 250,000 children annually, making the opportunities for career enrichment endless.

We offer highly competitive salary levels and benefits, but the personal growth and fulfillment you'll find at CHOC, coupled with an inspiring mission to nurture, advance, and protect the health and well being of children, are perhaps the most valuable payouts of all. We hope you will join our dedicated and talented team of associates committed to the highest standards of care and making a difference in the lives of children in Orange County – and beyond.

The Research Administrator II is responsible for coordinating the administrative and financial aspects of all sponsored projects and research-related activities and personnel within area of responsibility.

Research Administrator (RA) will provide administrative leadership, expertise, and operational direction for all research activities in the CHOC Children’s Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (ED) as they pertain to research needs, proposal development, implementation, infrastructure, financial management and growth. The CHOC ED conducts a range of Investigator-Initiated and collaborative research projects including randomized trials, survey collection, interventional cohort studies, retrospective chart reviews and big data analysis. Our research endeavors with regional partner institutions and national research networks go beyond trauma and injury prevention to include research related to social determinants of health and COVID-19 among others. The RA will supervise and manage the day-to-day operations of clinical research coordinators and other ED research personnel. In coordination with CHOC Children’s Research Institute leadership and the Medical Director of Emergency Medicine, the RA is responsible for leading, coordinating, and expanding CHOC ED research programs, extramural funding and publications in accordance with CHOC Children’s mission and the research goals and objectives. The SRA will model excellence in the development, delivery, management, and oversight of research activities. The SRA reports to the Director of Research Operations and is a member of the Research Institute leadership team.

Qualifications: * Required: Minimum two (2) years of progressive experience in sponsored research grants and contracts administration, preferably in industry or at a university or nonprofit research institution.

* Preferred: Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience with federal grant and contract regulations.

Education * Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college or equivalent experience.

Specialized Skills * Required: Ability to interpret and apply federal regulations and organizational policies and procedures relative to the administration of sponsored projects activities. Excellent organizational skills to manage many competing timetables and responsibilities. Working knowledge of federal electronic/web-based grant submission process. Ability to work independently with excellent interpersonal and team building skills. Effective staff training, leading and mentoring skills. Experience and proven ability managing research administration and grant/contract activities. Proven ability to formulate and implement policies; Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with CHOC associates, outside funding agencies (Federal, state, local, industry and foundation) and vendors. Knowledge of office technology including facsimile machines, copiers, scanners and personal computers and must have ability to utilize, email word-processing, spreadsheet and database software.

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