Clinical Research Coordinator - Supervisor
Job ID: R0031608 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking applications for a Clinical Research Manager. The Clinical Research Manager will focus primarily on planning, developing, managing and directing an overall clinical research program within the department, including primarily the divisions of Gynecologic Oncology (GYO) and Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM). Work will be within as well as outside the University, soliciting clinical research opportunities, promoting the University's resource capabilities and managing affiliate institutions. Duties will include overseeing staff management, development and evaluation, as well as resource management; participating in developing clinical research policies and procedures; and significant responsibility for the overall functioning and effectiveness of clinical research in the two divisions. In addition to managing complex clinical trials programs, the Clinical Research Manager will direct the work of a multiple employees so that a significant amount of their time is spent supervising teams.

Job Description:
  • Oversee and/or directly manage all clinical research staff, including hiring, training, staff scheduling and development, workload assignments, compensation management, professional development and performance management.
  • Manage resources needed to conduct clinical research effectively, including department research budgets, clinical research space, staffing availability and access to appropriate technology to conduct clinical research.
  • Conduct strategic planning and analysis of department research portfolios in conjunction with department management and principal investigators.
  • Prepare reports for leadership highlighting division or department research activities, accomplishments and areas for improvement.
  • Development of clinical research policies and procedures at department level.
  • Work within and outside the University in the pursuit of clinical research business development and/or collaborations with other research institutions, promoting the University's resource capabilities.
  • Oversee the financial management of clinical research budgets, including budget development and billing reconciliation.
  • Implement protocols and ongoing quality review of clinical research.

  • At least ten years of progressively responsible clinical research experience, including clinical trials budgeting, managing clinical trials protocols and training staff, is required. Master's or other advanced degree may substitute for one year of clinical research experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with 10 years of experience demonstrating knowledge and exposure to a variety of clinical trials.
  • Extensive clinical research experience demonstrating progressive levels of responsibility, including, but not limited to, management of research finances, clinical trial portfolio oversight, hiring and training research staff, and performance management.
  • Knowledge of University IRB policies and procedures, CR Connect and OnCore.

Required Education and Credentials:
  • Non-licensed must possess a bachelor's degree, and licensed managers must have at least an associate's degree. Preference will be given to candidates with a master's degree.
  • Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) is required.
  • Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is strongly preferred.
  • Certification in project management is preferred.

For additional information about the position, please contact Jennifer Horton at

The position is open until filled. This is an exempt-level, benefited position. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.

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