CANCER CENTER (IN-CANC-IUINA)Department Information
The IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center (IUSCCC) is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center in the state of Indiana. This designation recognizes centers around the country that meet rigorous criteria for world-class, state-of-the-art programs in multidisciplinary research. The IUSCCC puts significant resources into developing research programs, faculty and facilities that will lead to better approaches to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
The IUSCCC Office of Community Outreach and Engagement (OCOE) is responsible for linking research in the IUSCCC to the needs of the catchment area and disseminating that research in order to lower cancer mortality and morbidity and to reduce cancer disparities in Indiana. This effort requires coordination of activities throughout the state, including partnership with academic and community organizations, evaluation of outcomes, and continual environmental scans to assess the impact on cancer morbidity and mortality.Job Summary
The Program Management Specialist (Prevention and Screening) is essential to enabling the IUSCCC to collaborate with our partners in Indiana to implement prevention and screening measures that will reduce cancer mortality. This position will provide direction and coordination for statewide partnerships and activities related to prevention and early detection following the strategic direction of the IUSCCC OCOE Steering Committee. This role will partner with the community to develop, implement and evaluate all program activities.
Specific job duties include the following:
- Plans, directs and implements programs or events, including the creation of materials to support these events.
- Provides staff communications and serves as liaison to program participants, collaborators in other units, community partners, vendors and the public; approves staff purchase requests; arranges staff travel, accommodations, and research activities.
- Provides mechanisms, training, and advice on a variety of issues such as budget management software and advanced strategies for timely spending of grant funds. May be responsible for meeting revenue targets.
- Recruits, trains, directs, schedules, and evaluates faculty and staff partners, students and volunteers. Mentors, serves as a resource and provides guidance to team staff members as needed.
- Researches available grants and works closely with managers to identify funding needs and potential sources, creates grant proposals that further advance support of the program and program participants; May be responsible for meeting revenue targets.
- Constructs and administers program budgets and approves spending. Tracks progress on deliverables, analyzes data on projected spending and prepares reports for higher management and funding sources.
- Keep abreast of best practices to recommend policies and procedures that deliver a quality program experience.
EDUCATION Required Preferred
- Master's degree in public health
WORK EXPERIENCE Required
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
- 2 years in a related field
Working Conditions / Demands
- Proficient communication skills
- Maintains a high degree of professionalism
- Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
- Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
- Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
- Highly thorough and dependable
- Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. This position requires local and statewide travel by car.Work Location
Indianapolis, IndianaJob Classification
Career Level: Career
Job Function: General Administration
Job Family: Program Management
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