The role of the Research Manager PECARN is to provide administrative leadership to the UC Davis 'research node' of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), overseeing the organizational plan for the node, participating in strategic planning for the node, tracking and facilitating progress toward achievement of stated goals and supervising development and implementation of PECARN research in the node. The Research Manager PECARN provides overall program management for PECARN and Pediatric Emergency Medicine research, including managing research staff, proposals and awards, budget and accounting, strategic planning and research development and implementation. The Research Manager PECARN will work independently and will be responsible for decision-making under minimal supervision of the Principal Investigator.REQUIRED--Experience in research administration.--Knowledge of rules and regulations of extramural funding, accounting principles and practices, financial planning and analysis, budget development for research proposal generation.--Demonstrated ability to lead a team, managing recruitment of qualified personnel, personnel performance and staff development. --Experience managing a program, including articulating program mission, developing strategies to move the program forward, gathering information and evaluating program performance, developing and implementing policies to ensure successful conduct of research.--Excellent written communication. --Excellent organizational skills.PREFERRED--Clinical research experience in an emergency setting and/or multi-center research setting, including contract/grant administration and budgeting principles. --Knowledge of research methodologies used in clinical research, public health, emergency medicine or epidemiology.--Knowledge of regulations guiding human subjects research and clinical trials.--Knowledge of research proposals and pre/post award management.--Knowledge of scientific and medical terminology.--Strong working knowledge of and experience working with different computing environments and word processing programs.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.