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Operations Manager

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The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of the Louisiana State University System, is seeking a full time Operations Manager. This position has the responsibility of managing the team charged with volunteer recruitment Pennington Biomedical is a global leader in conducting clinical research in nutrition, physical activity, obesity, diabetes and other related chronic diseases. This position plays a vital role in creating a comprehensive strategy that ensures the recruiting core successfully meets all goals related to participant recruitment. This includes but is not limited to: Managing the day-to-day operations of the recruiting core, including personnel management, work flow, and project management. Work in partnership with business managers to develop budgets for recruiting and marketing efforts. Establish and meet goals for the number of new prospective volunteers identified, recruited and added to our database. Produce metrics to track the effectiveness of the recruiting effort as well as cost effectiveness of different recruiting strategies. Train staff to administer screening tools to ensure accurate collection of information for subsequent determination of eligibility. Create and interact with community and internal recruitment advisory boards.
Bachelor's degree required. Five years of experience with managing and motivating a team to successfully accomplish goals. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Rood, Jennifer C.
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