Program Manager I, Biomedical Research

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Program Manager will be responsible for providing administrative, operational and programmatic oversight and support to the Dean’s Cores and Shared Resource facilities. The Program Manager will support the Chairs of several institutional committees such as the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Laboratory Safety Committee (LSC), Biosafety Program, Select Agents and Toxins Program, and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) to provide administrative support. Specific responsibilities are outlined below.

  • Work with the Core facilities staff to organize advisory committee meetings.
  • Develop the outreach of the Core facilities to the MSHS research community by organizing activities such as seminars, equipment demonstrations, research resources fairs, etc.
  • The Program Manager will liaison with outside entities (Mount Sinai partnerships with Research Resources) on behalf of the ISMMS research community to make these external resources more accessible to them.
  • Work with the IACUC to perform comparative reviews of the research animal protocols and associated grant applications to ensure congruency between the proposed procedures.
  • Work with regulatory mandated committees (IBC, IACUC, SAT Program, etc.) to organize the committee meetings, guide protocol reviews process for IBC, develop agendas, take minutes/notes, maintain meeting records, etc.
  • Gain thorough knowledge of the federal and state-level regulations surrounding these committees. Gain understanding and knowledge of the online platforms that the ISMMS uses for administrative, management, and finance/accounting purposes.
  • Performs other related duties as and when required.
  • Masters level degree is required; MPH or MPA is preferred
    • MPH or MPA candidates: 1-2 years with experience managing and administrating program activities in biomedical research administration
  • Understanding of biomedical research and the research environment
  • 1-3 years in finance, budget, and accounting
  • MS Office Suite: advanced
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
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.


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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. 


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