Cancer Center Administrative Director, Clinical Trials Office

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin | Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 01, 2023
Opportunity Code: 33196


Join Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, an innovative academic healthcare organization, as their new Cancer Center Administrative Director, Clinical Trials Office, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin! 


The Position

  • The Cancer Center Administrative Director, Clinical Trials Office, will be responsible for leading operational and strategic initiatives and providing optimal growth opportunities throughout the MCW Cancer Center (MCWCC) and Clinical Trials Office (CTO) throughout Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. 
  • The Administrative Director will oversee approximately 130 FTEs and will focus on the strategic planning, organizing, and oversight of the CTO including the development of strategies for patient recruitment, compliance, performance and quality improvement, operational efficiency, and employee engagement.
  • This leader will collaborate closely with the Medical Director, Assistant Clinical Medical Director, MCWCC executive leadership, managers, and the Cancer Center Administrative Director to implement enterprise change strategies that are aligned with the strategic long-and-short-term goals of Froedtert as well as the MCWCC. 
  • The Administrative Director will be responsible for closely monitoring quality, safety, and compliance initiatives throughout the Cancer Center to ensure that all operations are aligned with local, state, federal, and organizational standards.  
  • This leader will focus on the development, organization, and implementation of initiatives pertaining to CTO operations including site visits, events, educational materials, marketing, and both internal and external transactions to ensure optimal opportunities for growth, patient satisfaction, and clinical success. 
  • Seeking a versatile leader who will be able to effectively build and grow a cohesive unit while establishing standards, accountability, and goals while providing efficient leadership, guidance, and strategic partnership. 
  • Candidates will ideally demonstrate high level executive functioning skills, strong collaboration and communication, and the ability to build and maintain strategic relationships.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree and/or MBA is preferred. 
  • A minimum of 10+ years of operational and/or administrative experience within clinical trials and designated cancer center experience is required.  

The Organization

  • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is an academic medical center located in eastern Wisconsin that strives to bring their community top-quality patient care and satisfaction. 
  • In 2023, Froedtert Hospital was nationally ranked for their performance in Urology by the U.S. News & World Report in additional to being recognized as a high-performing organization for their outstanding performance in an additional 16+ procedures and three adult specialties. 
  • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin pride themselves on seeing the value of education and are striving to reach new heights as it pertains to research, oncology, education, and clinical trials to lessen the burden of cancer. 
  • The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center (MSWCC) values their mission to work through an equity lens to reduce cancer throughout Wisconsin and beyond by providing education, training, cancer prevention programs, and public policy implementation.  
  • The MSWCC offers a wide variety of services including prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, clinical and observation trials, and even community resources including both adult and adolescent support groups. 

The Community 

  • Milwaukee sits on the banks of Lake Michigan and has been named the Brick City for its rich brewing history.
  • The city offers much to do for residents and visitors alike – with over 130 miles of bike trails, 15 golf courses, 17 museums, and major festivals and events happening year-round.
  • Milwaukee has a jam-packed slate of annual summer festivals. Summerfest – the World’s Largest Music Festival – is the biggest draw, but there are numerous ethnic and cultural festivals as well: Polish Fest, Bastille Days, German Fest, Irish Fest, Mexican Fiesta and many more.
  • Milwaukee is a little over two hours from Madison, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois.




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