Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
TITLE: Research Professional 3 SALARY: $28-$35/hour HOURS: 10 – 20 hours/week LOCATION: Remote work or based in Duluth, MN
JOB DESCRIPTION: Seeking Project Manager to join a collaborative research team led by Dr. Brenna Greenfield at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth, Minnesota. This position is funded by a 5-year grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse entitled, “Anji’bide - Changing our paths: Well-being and recovery among American Indians with opioid use disorder.” The grant is in Year 2.
The Project Manager will work virtually with project staff based in Duluth and the Minnesota tribal nation during the COVID pandemic. Successful applicants will be detail-oriented and organized, flexible, and self-aware. They should be able to communicate respectfully with tribal community members, individuals using alcohol and drugs, university staff, and faculty members at different institutions. Requires independent, self-motivated work and problem solving.
Specific duties will be tailored to the applicant’s strengths and interests, and will vary based on the stage of the grant. Duties may include tasks such as: â— Create and implement research project management systems o This includes responsibility for creating project tracking systems and organizing project documents using platforms such as google drive, asana, and slack â— Create, monitor, and adjust project deadlines and timelines as needed â— Complete annual NIH reporting forms â— Track, schedule, and coordinate multiple monthly team meetings â— Develop communications and coordinate work flow with tribal and community stakeholders, funders, grant co-investigators, GIS team, and graphic design team â— Supervise project staff to ensure deadlines are met â— Field questions regarding to project goals and progress (e.g., medical student researchers, consultants, tribal partners)
The Project Manager will report directly to the Principal Investigator (Dr. Brenna Greenfield). Hours will be between 10 to 20 hours weekly, primarily during business hours; specific hours can be discussed.
If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for two references. In the cover letter, please indicate (1) your available starting date and (2) preferred number of weekly hours.
Please submit applications by September 25, 2020. Interviews will be scheduled thereafter, with a start date of late September or early October 2020. Please feel free to email Brenna Greenfield (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions about this position. Thank you for your interest!
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required qualifications: â— Bachelor’s Degree and four years of related work experience, Master’s Degree and two years of work experience, or education and work experience equal to eight years
Preferred qualifications: â— Experience with project management and/or event coordination â— Experience with American Indian health or working with American Indian communities â— Experience using platforms such as Facebook, Slack, Asana and/or Google Drive for communication and coordination â— Experience within the University of Minnesota system â— Experience with research coordination and Institutional Review Boards â— Experience coordinating projects that involve graphic design, GIS, or videography â— Technical expertise (e.g., providing tech support during Zoom meetings or knowledge of computer software and broadband issues)
Internal Number: 337562
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