Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Director (Family Medicine/Alberta)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Works under general supervision of research director with board latitude.


Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Works closely with the faculty director of the research division/ cancer prevention and control to plan, coordinate and manage the running of the center. Supervises the operation and activities of the division/center, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Includes hiring, allocation of space, anticipating future needs
  • Directly supervises employees and assures all staff maintain a high quality of standards and perform proper job functions
  • Responsible for ensuring implementation of projects is compliant with all relevant institutional, State and Federal policies, including regulatory, research and financial and plans the preparation for Audits
  • Responsible for coordinating staff education and training, in research ethics, IRB, HIPPA, etc.
  • Monitor budgets with project directors to ensure proper application and ensure all research related quotes, invoicing, and payments are timely and compliant with federal, state, and institutional policies
  • Supervises the research staff to develop project materials, study protocols and IRB applications as directed by the research investigators
  • Track and maintain student completion of assignments related to translational research and patient education. Assist faculty with delivery of the patient education selective to medical students
  • Adhere to all TTUHSCEP policies, procedures and processes
  • Personally demonstrate, display, and act in accordance with TTUHSCEP’s values (Service, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Advancement, and Teamwork). Actively promote and encourage staff across the institution
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Written and oral Spanish language skills preferred
  • Knowledge of analysis software for storing, analyzing, and reporting qualitative and quantitative data

HSC - El Paso

Family Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

Job Group
First line Managers


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in the area of specialization or closely related field
  • Four years of related administrative and technical experience
  • Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis
Position Specific:
  • Must meet experience and educational requirements outlined in this position description questionnaire
  • Must have excellent English grammar and spelling skills
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, be a team player, display flexibility, detail oriented, and be reliable and punctual
  • Experience in social, behavioral, medical, or health services research
  • The ability to effectively present information, respond to questions from patients and the general public with strong written and oral communication skills is required
  • Must have significant management and supervisory experience in the research setting
  • Must possess significant knowledge of regulatory policies related to research ethics and compliance Must be knowledgeable about research related purchasing and accounting processes and policies at TTUHSC
  • Knowledge of data organization and management
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative environment, and coordinate with colleagues at varying organizational levels
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise team members
  • Good organizational, communication and supervisory skills

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