The Geneva Foundation is a non-profit organization that advances military medicine through innovative scientific research, exceptional program management, and a dedication to U.S. service members and veterans, their families, and the global community.
The Office of Research Management’s mission is to advance high-quality research by promoting an environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, community, and commitment to the highest ethical values. The Director of ORM will play a key role in fostering a nurturing environment for research growth and compliance at Geneva in addition to providing direct oversight and leadership for all pre-award and post-award administrative functions for research carried out by the organization.
This position will be located at our corporate office in Tacoma, WA or Bethesda, MD, or remotely from San Antonio, TX.
Conduct budget and operational analysis and recommend options for novel approaches and cost-effective services
Evaluate, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing plan to accomplish Geneva’s goals and objectives effectively and efficiently
Develop and manage the department budget; monitor monthly budget reports, identify variances, and take appropriate action
Develop appropriate metrics to ensure adequate support for research administration services (e.g., protected time and sufficient support) and make recommendations to CEO
Identify programs and initiatives that may impact the budget and incorporate into the annual budget process
Partner with other organizational departments to improve processes and relationships
Direct and develop areas for work process improvements to meet critical timelines, researcher and sponsor expectations, and reporting requirements
Respond in a timely manner to complex and varied administrative requests
Apply expert knowledge of sponsor cost principles
Coordinate communication into and out of the office and direct items as appropriate