Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Program Manager I is responsible for coordinating and managing multiple NIH-funded clinical research protocols for light therapy to reduce fatigue and depression in cancer patients and survivors; supervises research coordinators and oversees the production, implementation, and compliance of protocols; analyzes and assists in interpreting complex clinical research data; prepares grant applications and documents and performs protocol submissions (IRB, GCO); creates patient material, poster presentations, and edits submissions for publication and conference presentations. The Program Manager 1 will provide administrative, operational and programmatic oversight. The Program Manager I will have a thorough knowledge of institutional and program policies and procedures and may be instrumental in developing program policies. 

  • Manages and coordinates assigned clinical research studies conducted by a principal investigator to ensure conformance with specified research objectives and protocols. Oversees and manages the activities of subordinates and consultants and provides leadership and direction for staff, if applicable, setting an effective agenda to ensure that performance goals are met.
  • Coordinates and establishes clinical trials schedules, task assignments, and allocation of staff and equipment. Coordinates the clinical assessments of the study subjects including but not limited to screening and evaluation of the study subjects.
  • Ensures accurate and complete compilation of subject data through chart reviews.
  • Ensures clinical research studies and conducted according to regulatory requirements, good clinical practices and specified research protocols, including those of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, outside sponsors and federal and/or state regulatory agencies. 
  • Managing duties:
  • Serves as a main point of contact for general research team matters.
  • Serves as liaison between Mount Sinai Medical Center investigators (Redd and Valdimarsdottir) and RCs for assigned studies.
  • Helps hire and train incoming research coordinators on all study-related tasks; makes sure they are sufficiently trained according to MSH, IRB and GCO rules.
  • Delegates responsibilities to research coordinators outside of study-specific duties; communicates these plans and reports any issues to investigators.
  • Manages summer interns; trains intern on necessary protocols.
  • Facilitates all in-house and collaborating site meetings.
  • Performs regular data collection supervision visits at collaborating sites outside MSH and works closely with research coordinators to ensure compliance with IRB and GCO.
  • Monitors and reconciles the budget for all clinical trials; ensures payments from the sponsoring agency are received in a timely manner.
  • Grants, IRB, publications, presentations:
  • Organizes grant submissions and implements standard operating procedures for clinical monitoring; manages and monitors sites involved in clinical trials including the recruitment and management of study participants.
  • Assists the principal investigator in the preparation of protocol submissions to the IRB, IRB modifications, and continuation reviews.
  • Submits yearly progress report to funder (NIH), serves as main point of contact for subcontract maintenance, and monitors budget considerations.
  • Contributes to new grant applications as needed, including but not limited to: grant draft writing; compilation of new grant materials; communication between collaborators for grant editing.
  • Analyzes complex clinical research data; Assists in interpreting clinical research data.
  • Facilitates preparing submissions for publication and conference presentations.
  • Prepares for monitoring visits.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Biology, Public Health or closely related field.
  • Preferred: Master’s degree
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • 5+ years’ experience managing clinical trials
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to provide scientific and clinical expertise in all phases of clinical trials 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of clinical research concepts, good clinical practices and regulatory compliance; HIPAA and IRB Certification strongly preferred
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


for Live Chat Click Here