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Program Manager, Education and Training - Cancer Institute (Senior Research Project Advisor)

West Hollywood, California


Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. By joining us in an academic role, you’ll be a part of formulating future ideas for discovery and then translating those discoveries into cures for the benefit and health of the Los Angeles community.

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Requisition # HRC0836218A

An exceptional health system needs to engage top talent to achieve its mission of providing extraordinary healthcare. That requires a world-class Human Resources function, and that’s what we’re delivering. Join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work – excellence and innovation in patient care, research, and community service.

The Senior Education Specialist works independently and in collaboration with the Associate Director for Education and Training and members of Cedars-Sinai Cancer, as well as the Associate Director, Academic Research Manager, and Program Administrators in the cancer center’s research administration office to make significant and creative contributions and to provide administrative and programmatic support to Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination (CRTEC), including federally funded T32s, initiatives, and activities. Responsible for planning, implementing and administering cancer research education and training activities to train.

Plays a significant role in the strategic planning, design, development and implementation of education and training program objectives, procedures, processes and standards. Acts as Cedars-Sinai Cancer’s liaison with potential funding agencies to seek opportunities for educational initiatives and programs and as a liaison with other programs to maximize synergistic interactions and will continue to nurture collaborative ties with institutions in Southern California. May supervise staff as it relates to the overall management of education and training activities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a senior advisor to the Associate Director for Education and Training for Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination Program.
  • Cedars-Sinai Cancer Responsible for managing existing programs and launching new programs. Cedars-Sinai Cancer Responsible for the implementation of the programs in line with the CRTEC strategic plan. Routinely monitor progress, identify issues, and provide recommendations for long-term strategic planning for departmental initiatives, inclusive of resources and feasibility analysis.
  • Cedars-Sinai Cancer Support and work with Cedars-Sinai Cancer CRTEC’s leadership team to advance the group’s mission.
  • Cedars-Sinai Cancer Develops and tracks relevant metrics for CRTEC courses, programs, and educational activities as well as validates and helps set short term and long-term goals and outcomes for these programs and activities.
  • Connecting Cedars-Sinai Cancer with surrounding academic institutions (local high schools, CSUs, UCs) for partnerships and collaborations. Cedars-Sinai Cancer Serves as key resource in support of program directors of Masters, certificate programs, and other CRTEC programs and initiatives. Cedars-Sinai Cancer Develop surveys and tracking productivity of programs and participants.
  • Cedars-Sinai Cancer Writes grants to fund program, or works with faculty, researchers and/or staff to develop proposals. Helps identify funding opportunities. Cedars-Sinai Cancer Plans and develops program objectives and content.
  • Researches and identifies trends and needs and establishes program directions accordingly. Assesses quality of program operations. Modifies existing program services or creates new program offerings to maintain or enhance program standing.
  • Develops curricula and course materials and coordinates faculty engagement and involvement in program courses. Links program with other relevant departments on or off campus as necessary.

We are always looking to grow our teams with talented people, just like you. That’s why, this position is eligible for our Employee Referral Bonus Program. Refer qualified candidates today!




  • Masters Degree required


  • Ten (10) years minimum of experience in directly related field


  • Working Title: Program Manager, Education and Training - Cancer Institute (Senior Research Project Advisor)
  • Department: Cancer Institute
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: West Hollywood
  • Job Category: Academic/Research
  • Job Specialty: Academic/Research Services
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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