We are currently seeking a Project Manager for the Pittsburgh Site of PaTH. This is a high level administrative position that will require the incumbent to work closely with the Principle Investigator to ensure that the Pitt/UPMC site of the PaTH CRN is operating on schedule to achieve the goals of the PaTH CRN. The PaTH Clinical Research Network (CRN) is comprised of Geisinger Health System, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Health System, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Temple Health System, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC and UPMC Health Plan, The Ohio State University, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, University of Michigan, and Michigan Medicine. The incumbent will act as the lead project manager for Network-Level infrastructure and activities, and as such will develop and implement successful procedures including but not limited to serving as the primary staff liaison with the national PCORnet initiative, tracking and sharing information about research opportunities with all PaTH sites, ensuring that regulatory (e.g., IRB, Data Sharing Agreement) processes are up to date and on schedule, and developing relationships with PaTH-affiliated research teams.
The incumbent will ensure that all milestones are met on-time, and within scope, and will pro-actively identify and communicate threats to milestone achievement in order to mitigate risks. He or she will contribute to weekly conference calls with the project managers at each site as well as chair weekly calls for network-level discussion with the Pitt/UPMC team. He or she will attend all necessary local, network, and national meetings. To achieve the goals of the PaTH CRN, the incumbent will be expected to work with a variety of PaTH teams and work groups including the following: Liaison with the technology team- The incumbent will work closely with the Pitt/UPMC information technology team to ensure that each project is proceeding on schedule. He or she will working closely with the PaTH technical team to help overcome barriers for providing data to support PaTH-affiliated studies and PCORnet data queries.
High-level Oversight of PaTH Research - The PaTH Project Manager will contribute to network-wide goals, such as working with the Future Research Topics group to identify and implement procedures that will enable the network to support PaTH-affiliated researchers. For example, researchers will need to be educated about how PaTH can support their research; cost estimates will need to be prepared; and research teams will need to be provided with data and other PaTH services in the event that a researcher successfully obtains funding.
Master's degree preferred. At least two years' experience working with multi-site projects process and at least three years' experience as a mid-level manager highly preferred. Experience with project management necessary. Demonstration of exceptional written and oral communication skills is essential. Prior experience working with large, multidisciplinary teams across institutions and closely with funding agencies highly desired. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 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: 19007264
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.