The Integrated Genomics Operation (IGO) enables basic, clinical and translational research projects across the Cancer Center. IGO implements the MSK mission to cure cancer by providing a broad range of genomic services and expertise to our world-class research scientists. We are a high throughput core facility producing >100TB of data per year across >40 applications including fourth generation of genomics technologies such as single cell and spatial transcriptomics.
IGO is seeking an operations manager to provide leadership and management of the core facility. The Operations Manager leads five production teams (sample management, extraction, library prep/single cell, automation and sequencing). Under general oversight of the core director, the ops manager ensures the well-controlled production of next generation sequencing data, establishes and maintains LEAN processes from R&D to production, ensures maximum sustainability, optimal use of funds, space and other resources. This position interacts with clinical, translational and basic science researchers and leadership groups at MSKCC.
A guided manager skilled at coordinating multiple teams and maximizing productivity
Have a track record of strategizing and executing process improvements and ensuring best practices
A quick learner and strong problem-solver who sees the forest and the trees and can quickly identify anomalies in workflows and uncover their source
Adept at multitasking, planning, prioritizing and re-prioritizing work for multiple teams to meet goals and commitments in a dynamic environment
A highly motivated person capable of building strong relationships within the lab and with internal and external collaborators and vendors
Someone with a strong background of mentorship who is interested in the success of others and willing to evaluate performance and provide feedback as a manager
An outstanding communicator and clear presenter, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
A creative thinker who has strong budgeting skills and a skilled business mindset
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Experience in a genomics facility environment and experience with a large operation
A passion for LEAN principles of management
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.