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Clinical Research Operations Administrator, Office of Clinical Research, College of Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

The University of Cincinnati, Office of Clinical Research is hiring a Clinical Research Administrator – COM.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for developing and optimizing operational processes related to clinical research.
  • Collaborates with various cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for improvement of research processes.  Prepares project plans, monitors progress, designates resources and keeps stakeholders informed throughout all project phases.   
  • Primary contact for Institutional Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) and eRegulatory platform.  Works in partnership with research teams and vendors to ensure successful implementation and adoption of the software.  
  • Manages clinical trial participant reimbursement platform.
  • Serves as a resource for internal and external personnel on clinical research processes and best practices.  
  • Aids Office of Clinical Research leadership in developing standard operating procedures.  

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Law or Healthcare Management.
  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience in business operations, healthcare, pharmaceutical or academic environment.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Strong project management skills.  
  • Extensive knowledge of clinical trials processes strongly desired. 
  • Ability to understand various technology platforms.
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.  
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, problem solving and organizational skills. 
  • Advanced proficiency in computer software (Microsoft Office). 
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of departments, research teams and outside entities and clinical research organizations, and to work collaboratively with university departments.
  • Demonstrate diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor. 
  • 2-4 years business operations experience, ideally in a healthcare, pharmaceutical industry or academic environment.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 71421 


Clinical Research Operations Administrator, Office of Clinical Research, College of Medicine

Date:  Nov 28, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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