Job Description

Dir,UNMCCC Clin Trls Ofc&Afils

Requisition IDreq7608
Working TitleDirector of Oncology Clinical Trials Office
Position Grade17
Position Summary

The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) seeks a Director of Oncology Clinical Trials Office to provide direction and management for the UNMCCC Clinical Research Office (CRO), to include the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Clinical Protocol Data Management & Informatics Shared Resource (CPDM&I). This role will oversee all aspects of clinical trials management for NCI-sponsored, pharmaceutical-sponsored, and investigator-initiated trials, including legal review, institutional review board, contracting, scientific and protocol review, compliance, auditing and monitoring, quality control, and financial management and reporting.

Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

· Oversight and coordination of -

o Management and review of all clinical trials conducted at UNMCCC and affiliate sites; developing and implementing policies and procedures that are consistent with School of Medicine (SOM) Human Research Protections policies, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Good Clinical Practices guidelines, and all institutional, state, and federal auditing and compliance requirements.

o All fiscal control activities for the CRO/CPDM&I unit; developing and managing budgets, long-range financial and business planning, metrics to measure the ongoing status of the unit, and monthly operating reports.

o Development, negotiation, implementation, and administration of contracts and budgets with clinical trial sponsors, vendors, and the SOM HRRC for constituencies wishing to access UNMCCC services.

· Serving as Executive Director of the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance (NMCCA), overseeing all cancer clinical trials activities in a statewide network of UNM community-based affiliate sites, member institutions, and groups.

· Developing marketing and communication plans to attract pharmaceutical companies into trial sponsorships with the UNMCCC CRO/CPDM&I and the statewide network; developing strategies and resources to raise general awareness of clinical trials and to assist the primary site and affiliates in their subject recruitment efforts.

· Identifying and soliciting potential new clinical trials and participant sites, in conjunction with faculty and affiliated physicians; establish and implement participant and sponsor agreements for all participants, as needed.

UNM’s Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. We’ve provided cancer care for nearly 60 percent of the adults and children in New Mexico affected by cancer. Learn more about us at

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis.
Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Healthcare or Business Administration; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

· Previous employment at NCI-designated cancer center, preferably in a management/director role

· At least 5 years management experience

Additional RequirementsFinalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

Applicants must provide names of 3 past or present supervisors as references that the hiring official can contact.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCRTC Clinic Rsrch Data Management (099L)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeContract
Term End Date
Pay$6,824.71 - $10,237.07
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date1/26/2019
Application InstructionsAPPLICANT: Please complete the official application; making sure to include all prior work experience and average hours worked per week. Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References. Attach your Cover Letter that details how your experience matches the position as described above; including any Preferred Qualifications.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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