The Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Project Manager. This position is responsible for leading the design, coordination, improvement, and implementation of RNI's clinical and applied research initiatives. Must communicate project plans within RNI's multidisciplinary structure and between outside collaborative partners.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Organize and coordinate RNI's clinical and applied research projects across RNI's internal departments and between external research and development partners.
Partner with senior executives to define project approach and ensure overall project plan will achieve objectives.
Oversees and monitors progress of RNI team members who are implementing project plans and providing support for various initiatives.
Present analysis and recommendation to decision makers in a succinct and organized manner, including identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to evaluate operational effectiveness.
Develops executive presentations for stakeholder communications on strategic initiatives progress, risks and budget results.
Review and analyze operational reports, summarize findings.
Determines most efficient and cost-effective means for gathering and analyzing data needed to support research and development goals and achieve growth through the accomplishment of long-range goals and objectives.
Monitors compliance and ensures adherence to all policies and procedures
Bachelor's degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, or related field;
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three (3) years of experience in project management.
Proven experience as project manager and use of project management methodologies (i.e. agile, waterfall, lean, scrum)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to problem solve and make appropriate decisions
Effective communication, conflict resolution and problem resolution skills
Ability to assist with the development of analyses of results
Proven ability to document and refine complex processes to project plans
Capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong organizational, leadership and time management skills
Proficient in project management software (i.e. Microsoft Project, Basecamp, Workzone, Trello)
Project Management Certification
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West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Jul 9, 2019
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 179662
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.