The Surgery Research Manager serves in a managerial capacity in order to manage the Department of Surgery's faculty, staff, and Principal Investigators (PI) in the preparation of major grant proposals, cross disciplinary projects, research infrastructure and research training. The Surgery Research Manager will consult with faculty and PIs to conceptualize and develop new research ideas in basic, translational, and clinical research. Additionally, the Surgery Manager will identify and disseminate sources of research opportunities to the Department Chair and members of the department; develop and assist in writing grant and contract proposals, prepare reports on research productivity, and make recommendations for improving research portfolios.REQUIRED--Experience performing high-level analytical work, analyzing complex information, performing independent research, presenting complex data in a way that facilitates decision-making and making strategic recommendations.--Experience preparing financial reports, developing financial projections (long and short term), performing budgetary planning and developing and monitoring budgetary processes.--Demonstrated experience in fiscal management and analysis including fiscal planning for a multi-million dollar budget incorporating campus-wide funding sources. Working knowledge of the University's planning and budget functions.--Experience and knowledge in budget preparation, analysis and forecasting with ability to control complex budgets and recognize potential problems. --Demonstrated financial analysis skills and ability to conduct complex financial and budgetary analyses. --Thorough working knowledge of general and University accounting practices and principles including fund accounting, and contract and grant accounting.--Skill in formulating and implementing financial policies, standards and systems to maximize accuracy and resources and to ensure University Policies and Procedures are upheld.--Working knowledge and understanding of the various University and System wide funding sources, contracts and grants, gifts and self-supporting activities and the ability to gather, organize and interpret data from diverse financial and budgetary sources.--Strong, advanced technical skills in the use of Excel and Access to develop and maintain financial models and automated financial reports. Thorough working knowledge of the University's financial and personnel computer systems to download information into spreadsheets, graphs and statistical reports.--Demonstrated abilities in the conceptualization, organization, and development of complex scientific projects in a collaborative team setting. --Detailed knowledge of the NIH grant-application procedures, formats, guidelines and requirements.--Demonstrated experience in preparing effective grant-applications'preferably large-scale, multi-investigator projects that involve basic and translational research, research infrastructure, and research training.--Demonstrated ability to analyze large-scale academic efforts by identifying appropriate information strategies, gathering pertinent information and analyzing data.--Supervisory experience and leadership skills to effectively delegate tasks, set performance standards, evaluate performance, train, and motivate staff.--Knowledge of federal and/or private grant budgeting, financial reporting and policies regarding use of grant funds.--Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of financial, budget and payroll systems, or similarly complex administrative systems. --Advanced spreadsheet, word-processing, database, presentation, and e-mail software skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint), and ability to design user friendly accounting reports. --Strong organizational and time management skills to establish goals, prioritize and coordinate multiple work assignments and deadlines. --Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to present and communicate technical and non-technical information clearly, concisely, and effectively to a variety groups of individuals.--Demonstrated experience at exercising administrative judgment and assuming responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within functional area--Knowledge and experience in directing standardized operating procedures consistent with applicable policies, rules, and regulations. --Knowledge and experience to manage and make decisions on the most difficult financial issues.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.