Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Project Coordinator in New York, New York

Project Coordinator

Job Posting Number: 23111

Professional – Research Administration

New York,NY

June 18, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Under the direction of the Lung Center Administrator and Thoracic Oncology Chief, coordinate various aspects of research and program operations for the Thoracic Oncology Service and the Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research. Functions include pre and post grant award management, fund management, manuscript submission coordination, and translational project assistance. Manages projects and project timelines, presents recommendations and disseminates appropriate information.

You are:

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

You will:

  • Initiate plans, develops and conducts project methodologies to facilitate center initiatives and fulfill programmatic needs.

  • Understand external regulations as well as MSKCC policies and procedures and interprets their implications for the project and makes recommendations. This includes compliance of Federal and Internal regulations.

  • Coordinate pre and post awards for several investigators simultaneously. This may include Federal, Foundation or Internal awards.

  • Coordinate manuscript and abstract submissions for publications or conferences.

  • Fund Management for several Investigators. This may include, budget reporting and planning, donation management, salary planning and spending recommendations.

  • Slide or poster creation for scientific and educational presentations.

  • Assist in the coordination of educational lecture series and visiting guest lecturers

  • Participate or coordinate on both interdepartmental and intradepartmental organization-wide research projects as requested. Provide leadership, organizational, creative, or administrative support to established and new research initiatives.

  • Together with investigator and/or Administrator, collaborate with research project teams within MSK and external institutions to address research issues by planning, coordinating and monitoring research activities

You Need:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Biological Science or Public Health related field.

  • A Minimum 3 years of research experience #LI-POST

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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