Be our Associate Director!

The UCSF California Preterm Birth Initiative lives at the intersection of research, community partnerships and education to create positive change for black and brown families. The Initiative conducts and funds transdisciplinary anti-racist research across the reproductive life course to probe risk and resilience factors and to identify promising interventions that can turn the curve on the preterm birth epidemic.

We are currently seeking an Associate Director. This role will work in partnership with the PTBi-CA Executive Director to provide oversight and day-to-day management of: sponsored research portfolio in coordination with RMS, Department Post Award Team and other related offices at UCSF. This position will also have Administrative oversight of the PTBi-CA administrative staff.

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More About the Position

The ideal candidate for this position should have a strong background in project management with proven expertise in grants management. The Associate Director must have demonstrated ability in complex project management. This includes a proven track record of managing multiple projects and staff. This person should have content expertise in the field of Maternal and Child Health or reproductive health. This position will serve as the primary administrative lead for the PTBi-CA Resource Allocation Program (RAP) and will be encouraged to develop relationships with various community, governmental and other nonprofit organizations to raise funds and awareness and build resources.

Required Qualifications

• Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
• 5+ years of progressive administrative management experience.
• Thorough knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.
• Strong background in project management
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.

Preferred Qualifications

• Terminal degree in a related field preferred (PhD, JD, MD, etc.).
• Academic background and experience in selected area of research preferred.
• Strong ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.
• Solid fundraising experience.
• Solid expertise in grants management.