MD Anderson Cancer Center Program Coordinator - Neurosurgery in Houston, Texas

Program Coordinator - Neurosurgery

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Managerial/Professional at

Surgery 195100

Requisition #: 117590

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Serves as the Spine Tumor Program Coordinator in the Department of Neurosurgery. Provide a wide range of management support, which includes the coordination of all functions of the spine program within the Department of Neurosurgery.


Coordinates Spine Tumor Program activities such as spinal tumor patient education conferences, and surgical planning meetings. Conference coordination includes applicable travel arrangements, itineraries, reservations, and reimbursements. Maintains registration data, collects fees and properly deposits funds according to institutional policy. Prepares budget for each conference and ensures that expenses are maintained within budgeted amount, and maintains and compiles financial reports at the end of each conference. Create and maintain the Spine Tumor Database to include design of appropriate data gathering forms to be used by APN/faculty during patient consultation. Plans and organizes monthly patient support group to include scheduling speakers, group topics, food, advertisements. Assist with preparation of the monthly newsletter to include flyer, updated mailing list and mail out. Serve on the departmental Annual Neuroanatomy Education Conference Committee as administrative coordinator. Duties include logistics, advertising, maintaining registration data, collecting fees and properly depositing funds according to institutional policy. Responsible for inviting speakers, obtaining speaker bios agenda. Provides support to spine faculty in editing abstracts, manuscripts, grant proposals, book chapters, and progress reports. Provides administrative support in financial management and budget preparation of grants and contracts. Maintains and compiles reports when necessary. Actively participates in the preparation of research proposals, grant writing, budget preparation, editing, and submission. Serves as a resource to investigators and their laboratory staff by answering questions regarding grant-related procedures and forms completion, according to sponsor guidelines.


Minimum: $44,800 – Midpoint: $56,000 – Maximum: $67,200


Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. May substitute required education with additional years of equivalent experience or completed years of college on a one to one basis.


Required: Three years project/program coordination experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.