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MD Anderson Cancer Center Project Director - Pediatrics Administration in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." As a Magnet Recognized Hospital, we have a community of nearly 3,000 professional nurses who provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care.

MISSION STATEMENT

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.

SUMMARY

Develops, implements, manages, and assumes responsibility for timely completion of special projects as assigned by the Division Head. Effectively manages inter-institutional collaborations, coordinates executive meetings and develops high quality communications. Must have exceptional problem-solving skills, written and oral communication skills and ability to build effective working relationships.

Project themes may include:

a. Strategic planning, operations, data analysis, staff education, etc. Independently researches, analyzes, and interprets metrics and data for use in decision-making and division communications.

b. Administrative leadership of the Sarcoma SPORE grant

c. Coordination of progress report and resubmission of the CPRIT Pediatric Core Grant

d. Coordination of the Researchers Roundup, part of the CPRIT Advisory Committee on Childhood Cancer

e. Coordination of harmonization of pediatric and adult sarcoma practice at MD Anderson in alignment with MSKCC and DFCI.

  1. Supports the division and departments by carefully developing, tracking, and reporting milestones of key deliverables. Apprises leadership of progression with deliverables and obtains feedback on issues requiring input/consideration or having the potential to be challenging. Works with division and departments on various projects by coordinating team engagement activities and directing the tracking, reporting, and milestones of each project/activity.

  2. Supports the Division Head in developing high quality presentations, publications, correspondence and other communications for both the clinical and research efforts of the Division Head.

  3. Coordinates executive meetings, committees and workgroups by developing agendas and communications and monitoring completion of action items. May serve as a division representative on committees and participate in projects with strategic partners across the organization as assigned by the Division Head and Project Director, Office of Division.

CORE VALUES

Caring: By our words and actions we demonstrate caring toward everyone.

  • We are sensitive to the concerns of our patients, their loved ones and our colleagues.

  • We are respectful and courteous to each other and practice cultural humility.

  • We promote and reward teamwork and inclusion.

Integrity: We work together with professionalism to merit the trust of our colleagues and those we serve in all that we do.

  • We hold ourselves, and each other, accountable for our work - decisions and data - and for practicing our values and ethics.

  • We advocate for diversity and equity for our workforce, for those we serve and for our community.

  • We communicate frequently, honestly, openly and responsibly.

Discovery: We embrace creativity and seek new knowledge from diverse perspectives.

  • We encourage continuous learning, seeking out information and new ideas.

  • We team with each other to identify and resolve problems.

  • We seek personal growth and enable others to do so.

Safety: We provide a safe environment - physically and psychologically - for our patients, for our colleagues and for our community.

  • We create a sense of security and empowerment and are committed to keeping one another free from harm.

  • We embrace a framework and best practices for the highest quality of care and service.

  • We inspire trust by modeling excellence in our work and acceptance of each person's contributions.

Stewardship: We protect and preserve our institutional reputation and the precious resources - people, time, financial and environmental - entrusted to us.

  • We prioritize the health and well-being of each other.

  • We act responsibly to safeguard the institution's finances.

ยท We ensure the proper care and use of time, data, materials, equipment and property afforded to us. Identify and solve problems; Seeks personal growth and enables others to do so.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Special Projects

  1. Develops, implements, manages, and assumes responsibility for timely completion of special projects as assigned by the Division Head and Program Director, Office of Division. %time = 30%

  2. Project themes may include:

i. Strategic planning, operations, data analysis, staff education, etc. Independently researches, analyzes, and interprets metrics and data for use in decision-making and division communications.

ii. Administrative leadership of the Saroma SPORE grant

iii. Coordination of progress report and resubmission of the CPRIT Pediatric Core Grant

iv. Coordination of the Researchers Roundup, part of the CPRIT Advisory Committee on Childhood Cancer

v. Coordination of harmonization of pediatric and adult sarcoma practice at MD Anderson in alignment with MSKCC and DFCI.

Direct, track and report milestones of key deliverables

  1. Supports the division and departments by carefully developing, tracking, and reporting milestones of key deliverables. Apprises leadership of progression with deliverables and obtains feedback on issues requiring input/consideration or having the potential to be challenging. Works with division and departments on various projects by coordinating team engagement activities and directing the tracking, reporting, and milestones of each project/activity. %time = 30%

Presentations, Publications and Communications

  1. Supports the Division Head in developing high quality presentations, publications, correspondence and other communications for both the clinical and research efforts of the Division Head.

Executive meetings, committees and workgroups

  1. Coordinates executive meetings, committees and workgroups by developing agendas and communications and monitoring completion of action items. May serve as a division representative on committees and participate in projects with strategic partners across the organization as assigned by the Division Head and Project Director, Office of Division.

Requirements

Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree in Science, Healthcare Administration or related field

Education Referred: Master's degree in Science, Healthcare Administration or related field.

Experience Required: Six years of experience in healthcare and/or research program development and management to include three years supervisory, lead or project management experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Experience Preferred: With preferred degree, four years of experience in healthcare or research program development and management to include two years supervisory, lead or project management experience

Certifications Required: None

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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 167092

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 91,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 113,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 136,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No

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