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Program Manager

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute
Job Location
2300 Delaware
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA, CA 95060
United States
Job Description

Job Duties 

10% - Program Development

Supervises bioinformatics program development. Prepares and presents project proposals to management and others.

35% - Project Management

Supervises implementation of informatics methods and systems in support of new and ongoing programming activity in the areas of data collection, computational pipelines, storage and access, statistical methods, evaluation, data visualization, and interactive web displays.

55% - Personnel Management

Supervises the activities of a professional staff, with responsibility for meeting project goals, objectives, timelines and budgets. Participates in the selection, development and evaluation of personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Recommends salary actions, terminations, and performance ratings. Administers location policies that directly affect subordinate employees and their assignments.


 Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with an emphasis in computer science, data processing, computer information systems, or in a related field.
  • Experience leading a technical staff of IT and / or scientific personnel, including projects performed by multiple developers; experience with human resources policies and procedures relating to management responsibilities.
  • Experience with and knowledge of applications programming, web development, data security, operating systems, relational databases, and data structures in an open source environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles of personnel management and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience developing, deploying and managing web portals.
  • Project management experience in a biomedical, research, or software development organization.
  • Demonstrated quantitative and analytical abilities.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others at various levels in the organization, including senior project leadership.

 Preferred Qualifications 

  • Knowledge of modern biology or applicable field of research.
  • Experience with and knowledge of bioinformatics methods, bioinformatics applications programming.
About Our Organization

What if doctors could employ intelligent diagnostics and cure people more quickly? What if we could understand the genetic underpinnings of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and mental health? The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute is empowering scientists all over the world to answer these questions and more. Bold. Unconventional. Independent. We thrive in being audacious and asking the hard questions. Established in 2014