Administration and Staff Positions
Director WFIRM Finance and Administration
- Work with the Director and faculty to support all aspects of strategic planning, direction, and business development for WFIRM.
- Provide overall administrative direction and coordination in the formulation, interpretation, and administration of current and long-range policies, procedures, and programs. Develop and implement administrative policies and procedures necessary for the efficient and effective operation of WFIRM.
- Provide financial oversight, including budget development and management of funds. Develop analytical approaches and ongoing analysis of data and systems for continuous monitoring. Oversee the compilation and preparation of operational and financial reports and analyses, setting forth progress, adverse trends, and appropriate recommendations or conclusions to the Director.
- Develop business plans and strategies, including writing proposals, conducting analyses, forecasting projections, and meeting and negotiating terms with executives and outside organizations. Evaluate and monitor plan effectiveness and plan alternate approaches as necessary to achieve WFIRM goals.
- Maintain liaison with all levels of administration, faculty, and outside organizations to coordinate Institute business, accomplish directives, negotiate contracts, and facilitate the resolution of problems.
- Oversee the administration of departmental contracts and grants, in accordance with established policies and sponsor requirements regarding records, reports, controls, and conditions for government expenditure of funds.
- Work with the leadership team to supervise and provide direction to Institute personnel. Establish major schedules, task assignments, and allocation of manpower, space, and equipment to ensure that departmental goals are achieved.
- Represent Director in meetings, conferences, and other administrative affairs as directed. Negotiate and make decisions on Director's behalf, as appropriate. Serve on committees dealing with institutional business matters.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant state and federal statutes and Wake Forest Baptist policies.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
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The Grants Administrator will coordinate a variety of research administration activities including pre-award efforts, proposal submission, and post-award management to assure that research projects comply with institutional and sponsor requirements. A Bachelor’s degree and three years appropriate experience are required.
The Accounting Manager will perform and manage sponsored programs accounting functions involving complex grants and funds and will maintain accounting records for WFIRM intellectual property expenses including accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. A Bachelor's degree, with an accounting concentration preferred, and three years in public accounting or equivalent experience are required.
Assistant Directors, Clinical Manufacturing Center
The Clinical Manufacturing Center is a state-of-the-art GMP- and GTP-compliant, controlled clean room facility that produces novel tissue-engineered/regenerative medicine products. The following assistant directors are sought. To apply, send cover letter detailing interest, a current CV and three letters of recommendation to email@example.com. A background check is required for employment
1. Assistant Director for Process Development, Clinical Manufacturing Center
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for day-to-day process developmental activities. Oversees and conducts project related activities for process development of clinical materials. Performs a variety of moderately complex and generally standardized physical, chemical, or biological operations using equipment and procedures. Provides direction and guidance to lower level personnel.
2. Assistant Director for Manufacturing, Clinical Manufacturing Center
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the planning and timely execution of manufacturing projects associated with the Clinical Manufacturing Center (CMC). The Assistant Director will be the "upstream" customer of a technology transfer process, bringing in mature, but still experimental processes from research investigators and assisting with translating these processes into reproducible and controlled standard procedures that are compliant with relevant GMP, GTP, medical device Quality Systems regulation, pharmacopeial and institutional requirements.
3. Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Manufacturing Center
RESPONSIBILITIES: Charged with training, monitoring and leading the organization through the FDA process of approval for projects. The position requires a minimum of eight years' experience in the fields of pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology or cellular therapy. It also requires a thorough understanding of GCP and GMP compliance. Must have documented experience in bringing projects successfully through the FDA process using GCP, GTP and GMP. M.S. or Ph.D. preferred.
Other Positions: Clinical Manufacturing Center
Various Technicians within the RMCC will perform experiments relating to specific projects using various techniques. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and relevant research experience are required.
The Project Manager position will assume major responsibility for the successful and timely completion of the implementation and analysis phase of projects within the RMCC. A Bachelor’s degree is required.