University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine
Research Services Program Director
Position #00783913 - Requisition #21433
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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks
individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive
learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage
effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse
The University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking
applications for a Research Services Program Director. This is a
full-time, University Staff (non-classified) position.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public
education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students,
and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of
life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers
more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and
colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each
year. We are the single largest health professions education
provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually.
Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a
reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus
drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the
delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts
The University of Colorado's Colorado Center for Personalized
Medicine (CCPM) is a multi-institutional collaboration that pulls
together disciplines and institutions across the University of
Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The CCPM aims to uncover
advancements in genetics and genomics that can improve diagnoses
and develop medical solutions that are tailored to individuals. The
overarching mission is to link extensive patient data to 'omics'
information (genomics, proteomics etc.) to promote development of
optimal prognostic and diagnostic tools for the clinical setting.
The academic home for faculty in the CCPM is the Division of
Biomedical Informatics & Personalized Medicine (BIPM).
The University of Colorado, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
and the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM) has an
opening for a Research Services Program Director. Under the
direction and guidance of the CCPM Director, OF A, and faculty
members, this position will provide leadership in coordinating
grants and sponsored projects for CCPM faculty and directing the
work of other coordinators. This position will also work closely
with the Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC), CCPM regulatory
staff, and appropriate individuals within the University of
Colorado system, clinical affiliates, and external funding
The primary responsibilities will be in managing all grant
activities for multiple faculty with both primary and secondary
appointments with CCPM, and delegating associated tasks to other
CCPM grants staff. This includes budgeting, progress reports,
project close-outs, monthly finance reports, funding distributions
and other activities. Additionally, this position will monitor the
productivity and accuracy of other CCPM grants and contracts staff,
and provide regular, professionally prepared, reports and/or
presentations to CCPM leadership upon request.
Examples of Work Performed:
- Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of applications to
sponsoring agencies, including budgets and technical portions of
the application and all appropriate assurances for UCO approval and
submission to sponsoring agency.
- Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of institutional forms
and expediency in executing the process for internal approval
("routing") of applications. Ensuring inclusion and adherence to of
all sponsor specific application guidelines necessary to facilitate
the review process.
- Communicate and/or oversee/manage communications with OGC to
maintain timely management and submission of all CCPM proposals and
awarded projects, as well as to foster professional and productive
relationships and collaborative efforts.
- Manage and provide oversight of the coordination efforts with
PI(s) to obtain all required information, attachments, and
approvals, e.g., for the Approval of Application for Grant or
Contract (Routing Form)
- Provide guidance to other CCPM staff regarding the review and
interpretation of sponsor submission requirements ensure compliance
with appropriate Federal, State, Board of Regents, OGC and
university policies and regulations.
- Provide review and edit services to Pls for sections of grant
proposals as necessary, e.g., the budget justification and
- Serve as the CCPM grants and contracts liaison to both internal
and external funding agencies, their employees and constituents and
- Serve as the CCPM point of contact for OGC Accounting,
subcontractors, and external agencies, regarding payment of
invoices. requesting no-cost extensions, establishing subcontracts,
and timely submission of progress reports.
- Closely supervise, direct, or actively conduct the timely and
accurate transfer of grants and subcontracts associated with new
CCPM faculty, from external entities to UCD.
- Draft and/or oversee the drafting of subcontract agreements,
review and edit language in accordance to OGC guidelines; and, when
necessary, negotiate budgets with subcontractors.
- Supervision of other CCPM and Division of Biomedical
Informatics and Personalized Medicine grants and contracts staff.
Concurrently 2 FTE, with plans to expand to 3 FTEs over the next
year, as faculty members are recruited.
This description is a summary only and is describing the general
level of work being performed, it is not intended to be
all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to
time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or
delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the
supervisor and/or hiring authority.
Salary and Benefits:
The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been
established at $73,200 to $98,088.
The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the
University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of
possible compensation at the time of posting.
This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck.
The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans
and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125
Diversity and Equity:
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to
applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application
process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with
Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA
Coordinator at email@example.com.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is
committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,
faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote
a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and
understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic
minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The
University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is
dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our
faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that
goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective
- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Communication or
a related field from an accredited college or university.
- Five years of grants management experience in an academic
medical center setting and/or experience in administration of
grants and contracts at an academic or non-profit
Substitution: Additional experience in a related field may
substitute for the bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis, but
not for the specific years of experience.
Required: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the
time of hire.
- Master's degree
- Additional years of experience working in an academic medical
setting managing the grants and/or sponsored projects of faculty
members from multiple departments.
- Experience working in a higher education environment.
- Experience working with electronic grant routing systems.
- Working knowledge of UCD's grants routing and management
software, i.e. InfoEd, and mFIN, Marketplace, HCM, etc.
- Proficiency with various computer systems and software
programs, including MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook,
Powerpoint and Publisher).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Experience in research administration, grant funding
forecasting, financial management and budgeting.
- Knowledge of the regulatory issues associated with the
construction and submission of federal and private foundation
grants (e.g. HIPAA and human subjects' protection, Office of Grants
and Contracts, and university policies and procedures).
- Ability to interact on a professional level with CCPM
leadership, university management, academic and other
professionals, who will have varied interests and perspectives and
are involved in research project planning.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in concert
with responsibilities to write and present both internal and
external reports summarizing activities.
- Experience utilizing electronic grant management and financial
- Critical-thinking, leadership, and problem-solving skills
required to achieve CCPM research objectives.
- Flexibility, e.g., ability to work with shifting priorities and
deadline pressure; ability to work independently and as a team
member with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations.