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The Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) is a growing, progressive, multi-center clinical trials consortium created to provide an operational framework for large scale Alzheimer's disease research projects and was formed in 1991 as a cooperative agreement between the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the University of California, San Diego. The ADCS consists of 7 cores, 22 committees, 40 research sites that are members of the consortium/Steering Committee, and an additional 30 or more research sites located across the U.S. and Canada that participate in one or more trials coordinated by the ADCS. Annual funding for the ADCS ranges from $15-$25M. The ADCS provides expertise in developing Alzheimer's disease related protocols and is the coordinating center for multiple clinical trials of varying sizes and complexity under subcontracts funded by NIH and clinical trial agreements with industry partners.
Serves as an Administrative Manager for the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS). Reporting to the Director and serving as a member of the Operational Leaders Team, the Liaison/Manager actively participates in developing and administering overall department HR support activities. Responsible for initiating, reviewing, implementing and presenting departmental (internal) human resources policies and procedures related to staff, with additional responsibilities coordinating with the appropriate offices on faculty HR activities. Provides leadership and guidance to ADCS Core Directors and other executive leadership on assessing resource requests for staff and providing assistance for all HR activities in partnership with the Health Human Resources (HHR) team. Serves as independent oversight and decision support for all aspects of staff personnel functions in collaboration with central units (HHR, Academic Resource Center, etc.) to include recruitment and retention, onboarding, performance management, equity and compensation issues, conflict resolution and strategic HR planning, in accordance with programs and practices that are effective and consistent with the goals and mission of the ADCS and University.
Exercises leadership and discretionary authority and utilizes a high degree of independence, ingenuity, and analytical skills to resolve complex, non-routine problems or issues. Provides counsel to executive leadership on a broad range of personnel management practices and issues. May represent Director, as appropriate, on various committees, working groups, and meetings. Supports ADCS Core Directors and Operational Leaders on special projects as necessary.Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of analytical practices, policies and procedures. Regularly works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Primarily deals with programs and proposals with broad impact across the function, research initiative, program and /or organization. Develops and oversees the implementation of new programs and processes.
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Three or more years of relevant HR, project management, or strategic business correspondence experience.
Experience in writing business correspondence, statistical reports, and human resources procedure manuals. Proven ability to read and analyze technical procedures, labor contracts, policies, financial reports, governmental regulations, and to incorporate knowledge into written documents as needed.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Strong analytical/problem-solving skills. Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals / analyses.
Knowledge of organizational behavior models and credibility to advise senior management on organizational matters. Organizational development skills and knowledge to recommend solutions and assist faculty and supervisors with staffing problems, work organization, and delegation of responsibility.
Demonstrated experience in managerial, operational and administrative practices and principl
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