Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Research
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Sr Public Administrative Analyst
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The UCLA/Charles Drew University (CDU) Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) Center for Health Improvement of Minority Elderly (CHIME) is a research and mentoring program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Aging (NIA) that contributes to the reduction in health disparities for African American, Latino and other minority elders in the greater Los Angeles area by training and mentoring minority faculty to advance their academic and research careers by conducting pilot-study research projects on minority elder populations. The UCLA/CDU RCMAR/CHIME is housed in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The primary responsibility of the RCMAR/CHIME Project Manager is to assist the principal investigator (PI) and the directors of its three (3) cores - Administrative (AC), Investigator Development (IDC) and Measurement (MC) - with all administrative and managerial duties necessary to effectively train and mentor minority faculty who receive one-year funded awards to conduct pilot-study projects on minority elders through secondary data analyses or community-based participatory research, including interventions. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing all budget-related activities of the Center, its cores and its pilot-study scholars; preparing bi-annual reports to submit to the RCMAR National CC and an annual report to the NIH/NIA; serving as point person and liaison between the CHIME's affiliates and the NIH/NIA, the RCMAR National Coordinating Center (CC), the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), the Los Angeles Community Academic Partnership for Research in Aging (L.A. CAPRA) and other affiliated academic- and community-based entities, and coordinating all in-person meetings and conference calls, including monthly MC seminars and bi-annual, all-day scientific retreats.

Job Qualifications
Demonstrated skills and experience managing research budgets. Excellent interpersonal skills to work with research and other institutional staff, funding agencies, and community-agency representatives. Previous experience managing workload of research assistants, work-study students and volunteers. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with leadership and staff of other university-based programs and funding agencies. Experience training and mentoring research personnel. Fluency with MS Word, PowerPoint, FileMaker, Access, Excel, and Endnote. Skill in editing for spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Ability to use journal and granting agency study guidelines to prepare manuscripts, proposals, and bibliographies. Skill in proofreading typed materials. Skill in typing numerical tables of data using format provided. Knowledge of standard abbreviations for medical journal titles and demonstrated ability to use reference sources to find/check unusual abbreviations. Ability to travel to multiple clinical data collection sites within Los Angeles area. Ability to perform duties and tasks independently with minimal supervision. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records. Experience with informed consent, IRB, and HSPC policies and procedures. Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred. Ability to comprehend the Spanish language including reading, writing and speaking is preferred. Ability to perform on-line searches on NIH National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), NIH Reporter, NIH Pub Med Central and other NIH-sponsored services. Ability to maintain confidentiality of communications, correspondence, reports, budgets, etc. Ability to perform duties and tasks of position independently with minimal supervision.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.