Job Information

University of Utah Oncology Clinical Research Project Administrator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/02/2021

Requisition Number PRN27552B

Job Title PS Project Administrator

Working Title Oncology Clinical Research Project Administrator

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

Department 01167 - HCI Clinical Trials Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 90400

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

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.


Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform essential job functions.

1. Supports Principal Investigators (PI) and study management staff with patient screening/enrollment,

eligibility review, data submission, and overall maintenance of new and ongoing clinical trials.

2. Ensures study management staff are providing quality source documents and data to sponsors,

while ensuring protocol compliance is maintained within regulatory guidelines and standards.

3. Routinely monitor and ensure compliance with eligibility, protocol requirements, data submission

completion while monitoring delinquency rates, outstanding query resolutions

4. Ensure monitoring/auditing reports and outstanding issues with staff are identified, addressed, and

resolved in appropriate timeframe while providing direction and oversight.

5. Provides assistance with personnel management and supervision, while mentoring and training new

or junior research staff and providing adequate team coverage plans.

6. Contribute to developing educational materials on coordination and data completion processes and

requirements for the teams, as well as evaluation and education tools to assess staff competency.

7. Assist with study start up and oversee workload resourcing for team while providing primary point

of contact support for completion of start-up activities (i.e., initiating CDA , Feasibility, MDG scoring

and navigation of review committees required for activation, etc.).

8. Develop, implement and enforce Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) & Work Practice

Documents (WPDs)

9. Oversee and ensure completeness in appropriate AE and SAE reporting requirements as well as

Deviation reporting to sponsors and the IRB .

10. Manages the workflow by reviewing staff performance through period performance and salary

reviews and revising the operating procedures as needed.

11. OTHER : Assume responsibility for additional assignments as directed by the Program Manager

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or a related field, or equivalency; four years of progressively more responsible related experience; and demonstrated human relation and effective communications skills required. A related Master’s degree preferred.

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.


Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization. SOCRA or ACRP certified is highly preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in a related area of assignment or equivalency and 4 – 6 years of progressively more responsible oncology experience.

Background knowledge of assigned department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan, train and draw conclusions for recommendations to Clinical Trial Manager. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop team and to ensure the smooth operation of department.

Completion of provided supervisory/management training within one year of employment may be required.

Successful candidates will have:

• Three years of Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator Experience

• Advanced knowledge and understanding of regulatory guidelines related to human subject research

protections in clinical trial investigations

• Clinical Trial Management Software experience

• Ability to assess functional processes, workflow and develop improvements for efficiency and quality


• Advanced knowledge of industry standards related to clinical trial coordinator functions and study

data management activities; (i.e., complex trial designs, data standards, data reviews, etc.).

• Demonstrated ability to positively influence others in a team environment

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.