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#102339 Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) Analyst

Extended Review Date: Tue 2/18/2020

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/23/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/4/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) is a growing, progressive, multi-center clinical trials consortium created to provide an operational framework for large scale Alzheimer’s disease research projects and consists of 7 cores, 22 committees, 35 research sites that are members of the consortium/Steering Committee, and an additional 40 or more research sites located across the U.S. and Canada that participate in one or more trials coordinated by the ADCS.

The ADCS is funded by federal and private grants, contracts, and gift support. The ADCS is a unique center (ARO) at UCSD, which collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to forward its mission to discover, develop, and test, new drugs to treat patients with AD. Annual funding for the ADCS grant is approximately $10 million, with additional funding through industry partnerships totaling over $30 million.

The CTMS Analyst will be responsible for the management and maintenance of the Clinical Trial Management System, a cloud based system delivered in a software as a service (SaaS) modality. CTMS system management activities include but are not limited to the following: implementation of workflows based on user feedback and new business processes; end-user training; creating specifications for custom reports and providing leadership for all functional groups using the system.

The CTMS Analyst works directly with the Data Management team, leading the operational management of the CTMS System. An important part of this role is ensuring clinical sites are ready for participation as soon as the clinical trial begins and ensuring that a CTMS roadmap is set up at the start of each trial. A focus on inspection readiness is critical. Act as a liaison between groups using the system and the system developer/vendor.

Leads the development of the CTMS user training plan and execute the plan after implementation. Ensure that CTMS contains accurate and up-to-date data by adhering to guidelines for data review and consistency across study teams. Applies acquired skills and professional clinical applications concepts for small to medium sized projects of moderate scope. Operates independently within defined scope of responsibilities.


  • Bachelor's Degree in healthcare information technology, computer science, or related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.

  • A minimum of two (2+) or more years of IT or CTMS experience.

  • Working knowledge of clinical applications systems and functions, including development, implementation, user support, maintenance, and system testing and evaluation.

  • Strong problem-solving skills. The ability to quickly diagnose problems and develop multiple options for effective and timely resolution of issues and problems.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and customer-service skills to collaborate productively on a team and to provide training and support to clinical providers and staff.

  • Detail oriented, with proven organizational skills. The ability to manage time efficiently, prioritize tasks, set schedules, and complete projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Excellent skills in written and verbal communications, with the ability to convey technical information to clinical users in a clear and concise manner.

  • Working knowledge of departmental systems and procedures for documentation and reporting, with the ability to perform tests, and to analyze, and interpret relevant data.

  • Ability to utilize use cases to analyze, define and document business requirements and application scenarios.


  • Experience working with Clinical Conductor CTMS.
  • Experience managing clinical research vendors.
  • IT or systems development background.
  • Familiarity with EDC and other clinical trial information systems. OmniComm TrialMaster is highly preferred.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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