Clinical Research Administrator

American Society of Clinical Oncology - Alexandria, VA3.2


In 2016, ASCO launched the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) Study – ASCO’s first clinical trial. The ongoing study collects “real-world” data on clinical outcomes to help learn additional uses of molecularly-targeted cancer drugs outside of indications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Since launch, the study has steadily grown to include clinical sites in over 100 locations, with more than 1,500 participants registered and over 1,100 participants enrolled.

Who we are:

ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking, membership organization that operates in a results-focused work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes over presence or time. This is an Alexandria, Virginia-based position that offers an excellent benefits package, subsidized parking or Metro benefits, and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn more about ASCO, visit

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a high performing Clinical Research Administrator with at least 5 years of related clinical trial experience to join the Research and Analysis Division (RAD) of the Center for Research and Analytics. The selected candidate will provide comprehensive, high-quality program coordination and operational support for a multi-site clinical trial in cancer research, the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) Study (

What you will do:

  • Provide support in the operations and monitoring services for the TAPUR Study including supporting evaluation and selection of clinical sites, coordinating initiation and training for participating clinical sites, and supporting management of study related work and preparation of reports, summaries, presentations
  • Act as a primary contact for TAPUR Study sites by investigating site issues and responding to inquiries in a timely fashion exercising analysis and judgment
  • Coordinate communications with study sites for data query review and resolution
  • Support development and documentation of workflows for study procedures and processes
  • Coordinate activities for the study website, including managing content and messaging, and updating study materials
  • Lead and administratively coordinate 2-3 major TAPUR Study Groups or projects and related work
  • Provide general administrative and other support for the study and projects, as needed

What you will need in order to be successful:

  • A college degree, in a health or a science related field is preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; and an openness to embracing new technology
  • Experience with individual clinical site management
  • Protocol understanding and application
  • Basic project management and administration experience
  • Analytical skills for data query review and response, and electronic data capture skills to navigate the system and support sites
  • Superior communication skills; including oral, written, and listening
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to see the big picture and exercise judgment, and focused on quality control
  • Ability to manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals
  • Commitment to work within a team to meet timelines and deliverables with a strong focus on customer service

Ideal candidates will also contribute:

  • Basic familiarity with medical terminology (oncology knowledge is a plus)

ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Job Type: Full-time


  • clinical trial: 5 years (Required)