Department: MED-Medical Social Sciences Salary/Grade: EXS/6
The Program Coordinator, Senior position provides direction in reviewing & recommending policy & procedure designed to enhance operational excellence of a program/project in order to ensure success. Ensures the effective, compliant, & efficient daily management of all operational, financial, & business functions in support of the business area's mission & in coordination with central offices such as HR, Budget, Facilities, IT, & Provost. Represents program/project on internal & external administrative affairs by recommending alternatives & suggestions.
The Department of Medical Social Sciences is seeking a full-time Senior Program Coordinator to oversee the process of implementing state-of-the-science Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) assessments in multiple online data collection platforms, registries, and print-ready manuals. PROs are survey questionnaires that allow patients to report on their own physical and mental health. Many of these PROs are computer adaptive, which means that computer algorithms govern which question the patient sees next. The measures include important symptoms and functional abilities that collectively define person-centered health. This is a dynamic, high-level position situated in the middle of a major national effort to standardize and thereby transform the way health is measured and reported.
Areas of responsibility:
Budget & Financial
Oversees & ensures that day-to-day operations are appropriately managed, efficient and effective.
Develops, maintains & reports on quantitative and qualitative performance measures.
Oversees documentation of agreements between NU and partner organizations, ensuring that agreements are completed, appropriately reviewed, approved, and adhered to by all parties.
Budgets & Financial
Develops fees, charges, recharge rates, etc. for services.
Approves funds reallocation within budget as necessary & appropriate.
Communication, Outreach & Recruitment
Ensures program/project success in regard to revenue & expense goals including recruitment, participation, etc.
Identifies opportunities and strategies for short- and long-term growth & expansion.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Lead group meetings.
Written communication skills.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 36871
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.