Job Information

University of Utah Manager, Program(s) in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/07/2021

Requisition Number PRN27938B

Job Title PS Manager, Program(s)

Working Title Manager, Program(s)

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 68000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position will have responsibility for the institutional biobanking research initiative, Total Cancer Care, and will provide research project support both internally and with the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network ( ORIEN ).

Huntsman Cancer Institute ( HCI ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring individuals whose merit and experience promote a diverse, inclusive, anti-racist workforce and culture.

Each employee has a unique background and life experience. We believe that maximizing diversity fuels the success of our organization. In your cover letter or during your interview, we invite you to share how your background, beliefs, and experience will prepare you to be effective in working in an environment that values diversity and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Learn more about HCI’s commitments at and/or contact HCI’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.


The program manager works under the direction of the Associate Director of Research for Total Cancer Care soliciting guidance as necessary and consulting with team members.

Essential Functions:

Program Management

· Oversee daily operations of the Total Cancer Care team

· Oversee enrollment in multiple clinics

· Work closely with the biorepository for sample collections

· Manage research projects related to Total Cancer Care

· Oversee IRB applications/renewals and overall correspondence with the IRB

· Develop study related documents as needed

· Track and report enrollment metrics

Staff Supervision

· Hire and directly supervise a team of coordinators

· Support staff in decision making, project planning, and goal setting.

· Provide education, mentoring and guidance.

Perform other responsibilities as required.

Prioritizes and helps optimize processes needed to achieve study goals. Functions independently under minimal supervision. Possesses a solid understanding of good clinical practice and research processes.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four to six years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.


Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the ability to work well with others and perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description. They should have a solid understanding of the overall research infrastructure at HCI . Successful applicants will enjoy performing a variety of tasks, will have exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrate excellent communication skills. He/she prioritizes and helps optimize processes needed to achieve study goals functioning independently under minimal supervision.

5+ years research experience.

Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, FDA , HIPPA and IRB regulations.

Current IRB CITI Course training.

Excellent communication and prioritization skills.

Project Management Experience.

Demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.