The TMW Center is launching in 2019 a multi-year community-wide demonstration project, through which the TMW Center and community partners will implement its parent-directed interventions through systems already working at scale in the community, with a goal of reaching 60% of all families with children age birth to three within five years. The program will launch in summer 2019, with a rigorous timeframe for further program rollout and scaling over the following five years. The TMW Center will conduct an ongoing evaluation of the programâ™s and modelâ™s success, and will therefore collect data longitudinally from program participants, as well as a nearby comparison community that will not receive TMW interventions. In support of this, the TMW Center seeks an experienced project manager to lead this project from conceptualization into implementation and further scaling and provide regular, ongoing oversight of the project. The ideal candidate is a strategic, systems-oriented thinker, as well as a disciplined, experienced project manager with demonstrated expertise in meeting timelines and deliverables.
Create a detailed project plan to frame the projectâ™s programmatic implementation and data collection, building on the commitments and initial planning between the TMW Center and its community partner.
Monitor and drive forward progress to goals for program implementation and data collection.
Monitor progress to goals for data collection in the comparison community, and subsamples of program participants who are enrolled in additional data collection.
Ensure quality and consistency of program implementation and data collection; conduct regular quality checks.
Maintain close communication and coordination with the community partner Project Manager and TMW Center.
Build and maintain strong working relationships with implementing sites, including administration and implementing staff.
Coordinate trainings of implementing staff by TMW Training Manager.
Ensure necessary ongoing technical assistance is provided to implementing sites, including providing accountability for the Technical Assistance Coordinator and troubleshooting with Research Operations + Implementation and Curriculum teams to gain additional resources when needed.
Secure requisite approvals for implementation from each site (including tech reviews, IRB waivers, and project authorizations), in coordination with the Director of Research Operations and Manager of Lab and Research Operations.
Provide monthly implementation feedback/progress reports to sites.
Supervision and management
Manage work of the Technical Assistance Coordinator and Research Assistants, recruiting and interviewing Research Assistants as appropriate, and providing necessary training for the successful conducting of their roles
Review and approve time and time-off requests of direct reports in Workday
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate and build strong working relationships with diverse audiences, required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously required.
Problem-solving skills, including a strong ability to prioritize, required.
Proven ability to establish and stick to timelines required.
Excellent organizational skills, including strong attention to detail, required.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field, including research techniques or methods, required.
Knowledge of university and research-related regulatory policies and procedures, including IRB procedures, required.
Ability to train others required.
Initiative and independent judgment required.
Ability to travel domestically with some regularity required.
Ability to speak and write in Spanish strongly preferred.
Education, Experience and Certifications:
Bachelorâ™s degree required
A minimum of two years of related experience required
Experience in community-based program implementation strongly preferred.
Contact information for at least three supervisory references
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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