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Executive Director

Company: Stanford Blood Center
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

The is a dynamic and innovative center dedicated to excellence in research, medical education and clinical care. Our division is driven by over 80 faculty, clinician educations and instructors who are the pillar of strength in the division's ongoing efforts in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Project Manager (CRPM) to help their DIVERSE Network Center develop, rigorously evaluate, and disseminate a body of evidence-based approaches to increase equitable participation of diverse individuals in clinical trials. The successful applicant will have the ability to supervise clinical research staff, collaborate with external vendors, and enjoy working in a dynamic work environment. Exceptional diplomacy, interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as is a high degree of integrity. Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously are also critical attributes.Duties include:

  • Lead the planning and operations for programs or functions that have significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise.
  • Evaluate programs or functions, policies and procedures. Identify issues, and develop alternative solutions which may include changes to programs, policies and procedures.
  • Review and analyze trends to advise and develop recommendations to achieve or modify the goals of the program or function.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. Commit resources and provide information and/or training. Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
  • Manage and contribute to the development of outreach strategy that may include relationship development, communications and compliance.
  • May develop and/or oversee budgets; manage finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Assess training needs and may develop associated training.
  • May direct and/or supervise staff. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Relevant graduate degree and 3-5 years of experience in clinical research preferred.
    • Experience with research protocols and regulatory or governing bodies, which include HIPAA and FDA regulations, Institutional Review Board requirements, and Good Clinical Practices.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Clinical research project management experience for multiple sites.
    • Experience collaborating with and supporting individuals from under-represented groups in biomedical research.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
      • Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
        • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
        • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness.
        • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and, decision-making skills.
        • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals.
        • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills.
        • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
        • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
        • Strong relevant subject matter knowledge.
        • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
          • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
          • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
          • Occasionally use a telephone.
          • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.WORKING STANDARDS:
            • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
            • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
            • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, .The expected pay range for this position is $95,000 to $141,000 per annum.Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website () provides detailed information on Stanford's extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.Why Stanford is for YouImagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and empower you with:
              • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
              • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
              • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
              • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
              • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact Stanford University Human Resources at For all other inquiries, please submit a .Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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