Administrative Program Coordinator - Cancer and Supportive Care Research

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7184110 (Ref:10023106)

Posted: October 3, 2023

Salary / Pay Rate: $31.49 - $48.82 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

The Administrative Program Coordinator will support the development and implementation of programs and initiatives in cancer and aging and supportive care research. This position will also work closely with the Program Manager to provide administrative and programmatic support to the Cancer and Aging Research Group. They will also provide administrative support for scholarly and research activities for the program. This role is a Remote or Hybrid work environment.

The Program Coordinator works with the research team in developing, coordinating, and implementing research activities within the Department of Supportive Care Medicine. This position helps support the research team (including principal investigators (PIs) and collaborating investigators and staff) collaborative efforts, through coordination of required organizational meetings and working groups necessary to meet timelines. The position has a high level of autonomy, collaborates with contributors across the organization (medical, administrative, research and support personnel), as well as collaborators from other institutions, and requires excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail, self-motivation and creativity.

Responsibilities Include:

· Responsible in assisting with the development, coordination and implementation of various research activities and projects associated with the submission and implementation of research grants.

· Prepares internal and external required paperwork for grant submissions.

· Assists in the submission of IRB protocols.

· Recruits and schedules research subjects; transcribes and codes data; assists with developing data collection tools; and manages data files.

· Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making contributions to methodology.

· Conducts literature reviews.

· Provides administrative support for daily research operations.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

· Bachelor’s degree. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.

· 3+ years of experience in a healthcare or research environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Must have strong interpersonal skills, project management and the ability to work independently.

· Software skills preferred: MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Familiarity with statistical packages (SPSS and STATA most useful)

Additional Information:

As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

· For more information on Dr. William Dale please visit here:

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $31.49 - $48.82 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7184110 (Ref:10023106)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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