Administrative Director

Henry Ford Health System - Jackson, MI3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $92,000 a year
Position Summary:
The Director of Research at Allegiance Health provides the strategic vision for the growth of research at Allegiance Health. In this role, the Director will assess potential research, ensure good clinical practices in development and management of studies, and promotes research within Allegiance Health and the community.

Minimum Education:
Ph. D

Minimum Work Experience:
Five (5) years experience in research with progressive management experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications:
Must complete or show proof of certification on “Good Clinical Practice” and “Protecting Human Subjects as Research Participants” before completion of orientation.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of research processes, design, statistics, and methodology required.
Ability to read and understand scientific documents and to write funding proposals required.

Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a wide variety of Health System and external agency personnel required.

Analytical skills necessary to interpret and analyze various reports and to ensure that research projects comply with funding agency guidelines requires.

Computer skills which will accommodate word processing, data management and spreadsheet development as necessary.

Clinical skills and knowledge of clinical practices and systems required.

Preferred Qualifications:
None listed

Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes

the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The

health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visit

Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

(Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.