The Cardiovascular Program in the Department of Epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health is seeking a Project Manager. The Project Manager will be a key member of a four-person team supporting research efforts of twelve Program faculty, associated staff, and trainees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborating institutions. The Project Manager will administer and manage the Program’s large portfolio of research project grants, contracts, training programs, and personnel. Administration and management will involve developing and submitting new project grants and contracts, renewals, modifications, and terminations in partnership with faculty; tracking institutional review board approvals; communicating with offices at UNC and other institutions involved in collaborative studies; maintaining central records of up-to-date curricula vitae, biosketches, other support, and institutional resources; and preparing technical reports.
Education and Experience:
Skills and Experience Required:
- Experience with grant-writing
- Experience with IRB applications, renewals and compliance
- Highly organized and process-oriented with superb time management
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal skills; willingness to give and seek constructive feedback
- Intermediate or higher-level skills in MS Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Calendar
- Experience with Endnote or another reference management software
- Excellent verbal communication
- Strong writing skills
Desirable Skills and Experience:
- Well-developed research skills including ability to execute searches using relevant search terms and algorithms and synthesize data from multiple sources
- Experience with stakeholder engagement or qualitative research
- Ability to initiate and manage project-related social media
- Webpage design and management skills
- Ability to design graphics to convey information or data to a non-scientific audience
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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