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8329 - Program Coordinator


This position serves as program coordinator for the Wells Pediatric Molecular Oncology program and will direct, oversee, supervise and independently manage critical processes and projects to ensure integration with other Wells, Pediatric Department and IUSCC strategic initiatives. In addition, this position will direct and facilitate targeted funding mechanisms for the IUSCC and the Wells Center, the IUSCC Brain Tumor Working Group and the Wells Center’s annual Molecular Medicine in Action events. The position also manages daily processes and projects for the Associate Director for the Wells Center/Director of the Pediatric Molecular Oncology program, the Associate Director of Basic Science of the IUSCC and two other faculty members within the Pediatric Molecular Oncology program.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, functioning as the project coordinator and external liaison to facilitate collaborative projects, identify roadblocks and manage and implement project changes to achieve program outputs. Will initiate communication, reports, metrics to track return on investment regarding targeted pilot funding mechanism to ensure internal milestones are being met.

To be successful, the candidate should have knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management; proficient in project management software (databases and other software); proficient with MS Office; knowledge of Visio and Photoshop would be helpful. Proficient with Endnote for manuscript and grant preparation needed.

 
Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience at 2:1 ratio. Minimum of one year related experience. Experience would normally have been acquired within a position that required critical thinking and problem solving skills, a high level of planning and organizing and communication, independent decision-making, and the ability to facilitate tasks.