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Program Coordinator

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Program Coordinator
Department Cancer Center Division (0721)
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Schedule, coordinate, and staff Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Committee meetings, including but not limited to, the preparation of review materials, coordinating attendance, and taking minutes during the meeting.
  • Using the OnCore clinical trial management system, administratively review and process submitted projects for completeness and consistency, ensuring that projects that move forward for formal review meet the required criteria and guidelines.
  • Draft formal and informal committee correspondence, including reports, minutes, and communications with researchers.
  • Maintain the committee rosters and contact information.
  • Perform committee related tasks designated by the CTO Manager of Administrative Operations.
  • Serve as an available “Point of Contact” for committee members/chairs, PIs and research staff on matters relating to assigned projects.
  • Abide by standard operating procedures in performing assigned tasks.
  • Maintain established standard office etiquette and performance expectations as set by UACC CTO, Committee Chairs, and University of Arizona policies and procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable Federal, state and local regulations and guidance through continuing education.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Demonstrated skill in English composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Skill in the use of personal computer/software.
  • Knowledge of complex regulations, policies and procedures concerning the conduct of clinical trials.
  • Working knowledge of University policies and procedures related to research administration.
  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Background in human research, clinical trials and regulatory requirements.
  • Capacity to engage professionally with seasoned and high-level researchers.
  • Previous experience with cancer clinical research.
  • Previous experience with an electronic clinical trial management system.
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24526
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Elizabeth McPeak, MPH

Open Date 01/30/2018
Review Start Date 02/05/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Reference/Referee Contact Information
Optional Documents