The Program Manager will oversee and manage the day-to-day administration of the Hopkins Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease and Services (HEADS) center, a new center on the demography and economics of Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s related dementias funded by the national institute on aging at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The center’s overall goal is to advance population-based science that addresses ADRD care and its economic consequences. The HEADS center will leverage unique strengths at Johns Hopkins University to build a cross-school, interdisciplinary, and diverse environment for developing and executing innovative research to advance population-based science that addresses ADRD care and its economic consequences.
Duties and Responsibilities/ Essential Job Functions:
The Program Manager will organize day-to-day activities; integrate and communicate between the various components of the center; monitor, manage, measure, and track progress towards goals; coordinate governance and steering structures including its internal board, external board, translation advisory panel, the coordinating center for the centers on the demography and economics of aging, and the national institute on aging, and work with the directors to implement and direct the HEADS objectives. In addition to a commitment to excellence in operations, the position requires leadership skills and a commitment to the center mission.
Provide administrative leadership
Manage day-to-day essential activities
Provide leadership to integrate multiple components of program
Create and proactively manage timelines and budgets
Ensure compliance with regulatory and stakeholder requirements
Create, implement and oversee systems for collecting data on center progress and produce semi-annual progress report
Work closely with communications associate to promote center activities, including its website, newsletter, social media posts
Work with investigators to ensure that pilot projects proceed according to expected timeline and budgetary plans
Work with HEADS leadership to facilitate the process for soliciting, reviewing, and selecting new pilot projects
Provide administrative leadership for HEADS, including defining and managing day-to-day essential activities critical to the functions within and the integration among multiple components and cores 30%
Program management: manage adherence to all requirements of program including attention to timelines, budgets, regulations, and stakeholder expectations. Make contingency plans to manage risks, resolve conflicts to successfully meet timelines and deliverables, compile core evaluations plans, metrics and reports to support investigators in their assessment of grant and center progress. 20%
Generate semi-annual progress report to be submitted to the coordinating center, the internal advisory board and the external advisory board (budget, effectiveness of P30, general accomplishments, collaborative efforts, etc.). 15%
Serve as liaison with the internal advisory board (JHU faculty and experts), the external advisory board (national experts outside of JHU), core d translation advisor panel of policy-makers, other NIA-funded centers, and the NIA: coordinate dissemination of communication material, reports, and other relevant information 10%
Manage pilot projects and pilot process: create process to award pilot projects, develop material to advertise pilot projects; work with pilot project committee to collect and review applications; work with business administrators, including hr & finance, to set up awarded pilot projects. 10%
Work closely with HEADS pilot PIs to support their training and identify career development needs. 10%
Perform additional duties as assigned. 5%
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Master's degree, preferably in a research-related field.
Five (5) years of progressive experience in research and education environments providing project and/or program management.
Experience in a multi-faceted, project management position involving health services research.
The Program Manager possesses excellent project management skills including excellent skills in communication, scheduling, critical thinking, task management, and personal organization, the program manager will interact with a variety of faculty members and staff, throughout the university and individuals outside the university, so strong interpersonal communication skills are essential. He/she must maintain a team-oriented approach and possesses the ability to cultivate positive and collegial workplace relationships. Dependability and attention to detail will be vital to success in the position. The position is contingent upon funding (5-year initial funding).
Classified Title: Program Manager Working Title: Program Manager Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,945-$83,865 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday though Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60004111-Health Policy & Management -Lipitz Personnel area: School of Public Health
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