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MD Anderson Cancer Center Operations Manager - Pediatrics - Research in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

The primary purpose of the Operations Manager position is to plan, execute, and monitor administrative operations for the CAR-T Cell Therapy Laboratory to ensure operations are performed in a timely manner, with high quality and within institutional and departmental guidelines.


Administrative Operations Management

Organizes and manages the day-to-day operations for the administrative functions of a large scale laboratory operation, including meeting and travel coordination, budget management, expense reimbursement, purchasing, leave and timekeeping, asset management, facilities planning and management, IT support, and policy/process development. Manage laboratory specific processes including procurement for supplies and equipment, asset tagging, equipment maintenance, and ensuring compliance with all required inspections and identify corrective actions subsequent to inspections. Completes internal quarterly self-inspection in coordination with research staff. Oversees cleaning of laboratory.

Faculty and Trainee Relations

-Coordinates administrative functions for the recruitment, visa processing, appointment, credentialing, clinical service scheduling, and appraisal of faculty and trainees to also include faculty promotion and tenure processing.

-Provides information and guidance to faculty and trainees on institutional policies and processes that govern administrative functions such as travel and expense reimbursement, people management, institutional and billing compliance, leave administration, etc.

Human Resource Coordination

-Coordinates personnel actions for classified staff promotions, demotions, transfers, merits, and employment terminations.

-Recruits, selects, trains and supervises all administrative support staff with the laboratory.

-Supports laboratory leadership to facilitate the recruitment, onboarding, and orientation of all classified personnel in a large scale laboratory operation. Processes requests for new/replacement positions, determines position funding, develops and/or maintains position descriptions, etc.

-Facilitates compliance for all employees within the laboratory to institutional requirements for training, conflict of interest, performance evaluation, attendance, etc.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Hospital/Healthcare Administration or related field.


Required: Four years of experience in a professional/administrative capacity, to include two years experience in a supervisory capacity in any field. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience or completed years of college on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, two years of supervisory/management experience.

Preferred: Four years experience managing the day-to-day administrative operation functions of a large scale laboratory.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 129935

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60,400

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 75,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 90,600

  • Science Jobs: No