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Operations Manager I

Job Ref: 25875

Talent Area: Professional

Location:
Houston Methodist Research Institute
Houston, TX 77030

Area/Department: Regenerative Medicine Neuro

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M-F


Company Profile

Houston Methodist Research Institute was formed in 2004 to rapidly and efficiently translate discoveries made in the laboratory and the clinic into new diagnostics, therapies and treatments.  The research institute was created to provide the infrastructure and support for these endeavors, and to house the technology and resources needed to make innovative breakthroughs in important areas of human disease.  A 540,000 square foot building dedicated to research, the research institute houses over 1,500 staff and trainees, 277 principal investigators and has more than 840 ongoing clinical trials.


Job Summary

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Operations Manager will support the Neuroregenerative Medicine Program. This position impacts the management, planning, development, budget and other administrative activities of the Program.

 

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

No direct patient contact.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist with the development of three core facilities to be created within the Center for Neuro Regenerative Medicine. Specifically help identify technical or faculty leaders, space and equipment for the following cores: 1) neural systems modeling/surgical core, 2) cell reprogramming core, and 3) fabrication laboratory. Work with existing center directors to prevent overlap and to identify cooperative resources.

  2. Serve as liaison between other center directors including The Immunobiology Research Center, Center for Cardiovascular Regeneration, and others TBA.

  3. Attend regular meetings at the Center for Neuro Regenerative Medicine whenever feasible. You may need to travel to other programs to learn about strategies and organizational style. Your position may require attendance or specialized training for program development.

  4. Works with the Houston Methodist Foundation to help brand the Program and facilitate fundraising.

  5. Assists the Program Director in establishing a regenerative medicine training program.

  6. Coordinates the resources and activities in collaboration with other departments, programs, and labs at Houston Methodist and partnering institutions.

  7. Additional administrative tasks, as assigned by the Program Director.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree in basic science, business, hospital/healthcare administration or a related field required. Master's degree in science, business, hospital/healthcare administration or a related field preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Five years of experience in a healthcare professional/administrative capacity.  Preferred experience in laboratory management.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

N/A

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

1.    Grasp of neurobiology and exposure to academic research is ideal.

2.    Expertise in project management, power point presentations, excel charting and data analysis.

3.    Friendly, outgoing persona with networking and interpersonal skills required to deal with diverse physicians and staff.

4.    Strong writing and editing skills required.

5.    Skilled at managing multiple projects with conflicting priorities.

6.    Extremely well-organized and detail oriented.

7.    Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Perambulation throughout a busy laboratory is required.  Must be able to see a computer monitor and type rapidly on a standard keyboard.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Environment is both a laboratory and an office setting. 

 


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