Department Name: 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt
The University of Kentucky is seeking a Research Project Manager for the Kentucky Department of Corrections Criminal Justice Kentucky Treatment Outcome Study (CJKTOS) and the NIH funded Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN). This grant has a long-term goal of increasing the capacity for the justice system to respond to the opioid crisis through increased access to treatment to reduce opioid relapse and overdose. The Research Project Manager will provide essential administrative leadership to all regional sites as well as study staff which include data coordinators, research assistants, and practicum students.
The Research Project Manager will serve as the primary liaison to the NIDAJCOIN partner network and ensure study operations are optimized for the multiple regional sites. Responsibilities also include:
Implementing and conducting the study according to the specific protocol in all regional sites.
Developing day-to-day operations and allocation of resources (i.e. staffing, budget, space).
Ensuring cross-site collaboration and harmonization of site-level data collection.
Leading work groups to proactively address potential issues and/or obstacles before they negatively impact research success.
Assisting scientific leads and state partners in the assessment and interpretation of project data, and producing reports and presentations of that data in professional settings such as conferences and professional publications.
Effectively communicating information to all essential stakeholders including scientific leads, project teams, and community partners.
Candidates must possess strong project and data management skill set, have extensive leadership and supervisory/team building experience, excellent collaboration, communication (oral & written), initiative, decision-making, emotional intelligence, and relationship management abilities. Candidates must also possess a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Expereince in managing large-scale research projects. Graduate degree in related field desirable.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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