Research Administrative Coordinator - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: HRC0745527A
The Smidt Heart Institute reflects Cedars-Sinai's steadfast dedication to heart disease and research innovation giving patients access to the highest level of care. Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and specialized care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to a growing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.
Join our team and use your skill with an organization known nationally for excellence in research!
The Research Administrative Coordinator works under the direction of the Research Director; Research Manager; and the Research Operations Associate of the assigned research area. Provides reports pertaining to the budgetary and fiscal management of research programs. Assists in coordinating division academic activities. Provides assistance with time and effort reporting. Serves as a liaison to internal departments and external philanthropic and academic organizations. Provides administrative support and coordination of the operational and administrative activities for the research area.
Essential job duties and responsibilities:
Works under the direction of Directors, Managers, and Principal Investigators on budgetary and fiscal management for all operations within assigned area.
Coordinates the administrative and office management systems for the department/unit. Edits policy and procedure manuals. Disseminates information including announcements, policies and procedures.
Maintains calendar of events and tracks deadlines, schedules meetings, makes travel arrangements, and submits travel reimbursements.
Composes written correspondence, NIH reviews and letters of recommendation.
Generates monthly fiscal and physician billing reports and distributes to department management.
Serves as a point of contact between departmental administrators and Sponsored Research and Funds Administration (SRFA).
May assist Principal Investigator with completing and submitting federal and non-federal grants.
May assist with pre- and post-award grant administration functions.
May assist with tracking project metrics.
Applies federal and state regulatory and licensing requirements, as well as organizational bylaws, rules and regulations and policies and procedures to all assigned projects, and assists with implementation of new regulatory and compliance related programs.
Assists with the daily activities of the Director and related faculty members including project management and execution of strategic planning.
Assists with creation and maintenance of budgets for research programs.
Tracks HR compliance and regulatory activities for research staff members, including maintenance of the HR files, new hire paperwork, coordination of regulatory and compliance training, etc.
Coordinates all academic activities, seminars, lectures and meetings.
May prepare course syllabi, develop audio visual materials using PowerPoint and other applications, gather information for presentations.
May conduct literature searches and format manuscripts for submission and publication.
Adheres to procedures for office management and compliance with CSMC administrative regulations and requirements.
Assists Department management with other duties as necessary.
Educational Requirements: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
Excellent language skills and understanding of Grants, Manuscript, and Abstract guidelines.
Strong verbal and writing ability as well as communication, computer, organization, personnel and time-management skills.
Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Ability to work independently, set priorities, and handle multiple tasks requiring attention to detail.
Previous experience in research environment preferred.
Able to perform moderate lifting.
Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time
Able to read papers and online documents.
Able to operate standard office equipment
Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.
Working Title: Research Administrative Coordinator - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab Department: Heart Institute Operations Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category: Administrative Job Specialty: Administrative Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day Base Pay:$25.73 - $43.74
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competi...tive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.