Director, Admin Research

Ranked among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care for kids in California.


Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.


The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.


Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.

It’s Work That Matters.


Purpose Statement/Position Summary: The Administrative Director – DOP Research will be responsible for the management of the operations, training, and education of the pediatric research administration teams in the Department of Pediatrics.  The director will provide programmatic oversight for a variety of department research initiatives in support of CHLA’s mission, values, and research priorities. In collaboration with institutional and faculty leadership, they are responsible for the development and management of research, operations, and programmatic metrics and reporting, development, and management of the research, operations, and programmatic budgets.


Minimum Qualifications:  8+ years of general management experience in a healthcare environment. Prefer experience in a service environment, physician practice management company, or management service organization.  Billing and collection experience and proficiency in PC-based spreadsheet and word processing applications required

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required.  Graduate degree in healthcare administration or business administration required. 

Pay Scale Information

USD $123,136.00 - USD $221,645.00

CHLA values the contribution each Team Member brings to our organization. Final determination of a successful candidate’s starting pay will vary based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to education and experience within the job or the industry. The pay scale listed for this position is generally for candidates that meet the specified qualifications and requirements listed on this specific job description. Additional pay may be determined for those candidates that exceed these specified qualifications and requirements. We provide a competitive compensation package that recognizes your experience, credentials, and education alongside a robust benefits program to meet your needs. CHLA looks forward to introducing you to our world-class organization where we create hope and build healthier futures.


Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a leader in pediatric and adolescent health both here and across the globe. As a premier Magnet teaching hospital, you’ll find an environment that’s alive with learning, rooted in care and compassion, and home to thought leadership and unwavering support. CHLA is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures – for our patients, as well as for you and your career!

CHLA has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued team members. Your race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation and ability make you uniquely you – and that is just who we are looking for! So, bring the best of yourself and contribute to our mission in your own unique way.

Diversity inspires innovation. Our experiences, perspectives and backgrounds allow us to better serve our patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the differences of our team members.


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Contact Information

Children's Hospital Los Angeles



4650 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90027


Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • Hospital
  • Non-Profit
  • Department Administrator
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Research Administrator/Manager

U.S. Citizen


Target Job Information

USD $123,1

  • Full Time