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Manager, Clinical Trials - VICC

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee
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Job Details

Independently direct and manage research activities for the department's research initiatives. Manage and coordinate research studies and personnel; educate staff on project research protocols; act as a central resource person. Coordinate the completion of research proposals/protocols under which human subjects may be involved; compile protocol information and ensure compliance with federal regulations; support the activities of Principle Investigators in accordance with federal, state, local, institutional, and any other appropriate guidelines, policies, and procedures. Maintain HIPAA compliance knowledge and adhere to all HIPAA regulations as prescribed by Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Maintain knowledge of and comply with all pertinent Vanderbilt University Medical Center policies.


  • Independently manage budgetary responsibilities and research contracts for clinical research faculty members
  • Analyze, forecast and develop annual budget for clinical researchers
  • Track budget for federal and non-federal grants, development funds and clinical trial studies
  • Develop, negotiate and maintain contract administration
  • Ensure adherence to budgets and provide written report defining budget variances
  • Report any significant budget variances as they are identified
  • Prepare financial statements, reports, and compliance audits
  • Manage all grant researchers
  • Manage tracking and monitoring of all direct and indirect costs for all grants/clinical trials in accordance with funding agencies
  • Oversee expense reconciliation of all grants and development funds
  • Prepare monthly status reports
  • Manage data entry of all expenses, payroll, etc. for all grants/clinical trials
  • Audit and review accounts throughout the year to ensure compliance with the NIH and prepare monthly variance analysis reports and track CME expenditures
  • Manages staff supporting Clinical Trials/ Research activities for the department.
  • Recruit, interview, train and supervise research staff, students and others involved with research protocols.
  • Coordinate, assign and review work of others as it relates to research studies.
  • Manage all personnel, records, and work-study student contracts.
  • Oversee implementation of reports for personnel and investigator funding
  • Manage space & facilities planning for the group.
  • Project Management and Clinical Trials/Research Activities Coordination
  • Serve as liaison between the IRB and the department, obtaining necessary approvals for research projects
  • May work other departments to develop and implement programs in support of the clinical trials/ research activities.
  • Research and analyze project components.
  • Provide instruction on research protocols including interpretation of test results, observations, and related study data to physicians, nurses, professors, teachers, and technician involved.
  • Coordinate registration/travel accommodations and travel reimbursements as requested.
  • Coordinate travel and speaking arrangements with outside institutions as requested.
  1. Job Code: 1660
  2. Job Stream Description: TBD
Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 5 years experience 

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