Job Information

University of Utah Sr. Manager, Research in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 06/07/2021

Requisition Number PRN26393B

Job Title Sr. Manager, Research

Working Title Sr. Manager, Research

Job Grade G


Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm. This position may require some flexible work hours.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00220 - Anesthesiology - Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 60,700 to 101,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Sr. Research Manager will support ongoing and future research activities within the Department of Anesthesiology. They will collaborate with principal investigators to assist in planning, organizing, and directing research activities within the Department of Anesthesiology.


1. Provide support in managing all aspects of conducting clinical research with patients and volunteers within the Department of Anesthesiology.

2. Provide support to investigators in preparing Internal Review Board applications, grant proposals, and manuscripts.

3. Provide support to investigators executing studies, collecting data, performing preliminary data analysis, and data archiving.

4. Provide leadership of research team associates (study coordinators, research nursing staff, residents on research rotation, medical students on research rotation).

5. Educate junior faculty, residents, and medical students regarding core principles of clinical investigation.

6. Attend and participate in department and inter-department research functions.

7. Work with clinical investigators to become familiar with new and existing research areas to identify potential unmet goals and formulate solutions to meet those goals.

8. Market and promote new and existing research opportunities to internal and external customers.

9. Participate in University-wide committees to establish customer service standards and administrative plans and policies.

10. Facilitate cooperative and collaborative community and institutional relationships.

11. Ensure customer satisfaction by analyzing complaints, concerns and suggestions and providing appropriate follow-through.

12. Develop departmental strategies consistent with the assigned departments continuous quality improvement program.

13. Ensure competency of staff through the development and/or presentation of educational programs and trainings.

14. May direct the Post-Graduate Annual Update in Anesthesiology conference.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related area of assignment or equivalency and 6 years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of assigned 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.


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


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( 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.