The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Research on Health Care in the Department of Medicine is looking for a qualified Program Manager to provide oversight of multiple clinical trials for two board-certified internal medicine physicians addressing the opioid epidemic. This individual will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of multi-site studies, developing and monitoring project budgets, coordinating all subaward and consultant agreements, developing job descriptions and communicating with Human Resources, applicants and staff, and supervising other program staff.
The incumbent will work closely with internal and external Principal Investigators (PIs) to submit clinical trial applications and annual reports to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In collaboration with the PIs and research team the individual will assist in the development and implementation of study protocols. The program manager will serve as Node Coordinator of the Appalachian Node (AN), a collaboratory grant with University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University and West Virginia University funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) as part of the Clinical Trials Network (CTN). In this role, the individual will serve as a liaison between the AN and the CTN and will oversee research processes for trials conducted at the AN sites. This will include some travel to national meetings and research sites within the node.
The individual will also lead the development and implementation of a stakeholder advisory group as well as be responsible for developing and maintaining the content for the AN website. This position requires excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies. Ability to multi-task, extremely organized and very detail-oriented. Master's degree in Public Health or similar field preferred.
Master's degree in Public Health or similar field preferred. Substitution of equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be considered. Experience in program management, preferably in clinical trials especially multi-site trials. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Ability to set priorities. Basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology required. Knowledge of RedCap preferred. Previous project management and/or electronic medical record (EMR) experience preferred.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20002817
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