The newly merged Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) and Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) Combined Cohort Study (MWCCS) is seeking a Project Manager for research projects related to HIV and AIDS.
The Project Manager serves as the principal resource for staff and study team. Primary job duties are to ensure timely completion of studies within budget and ensure regulatory compliance. The Project Manager will be responsible for understanding all aspects of the studies and how they relate and remain informed of task status and overall project deadlines.
Learning and enacting studies and research protocols
Leading the coordinators' meeting and the Pitt Men's Study Steering Committee meetings
Interfacing with NIH, Data and Coordination Center (DACC), and other clinical research sites including the subsite at Ohio State University
Serving on the Project Managers Working Group; and other responsibilities may be assumed contingent upon the needs of studies, dictated by study PIs, or funding of studies
Assisting in overseeing work assignments and training to meet operational needs
Working to develop opportunities for cross-training among staff to ensure efficiency of operations
Reviewing operational systems
Identifying areas of improvement and implementing changes as needed
Ideal candidates are adept at projecting timelines, tracking task accomplishments, and can adapt and adjust as needed based on feedback from the research team or as goals change. Familiarity with general regulatory requirements and the ability to produce compliant study operating procedures is essential.
This is a position that requires technical skills including superb attention to detail, excellent analytical and organization skills, versatility, and the ability to work independently and within a team to promote multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
Ideal candidates have a project management background in addition to the relevant administrative and operational experience. This position will have regular contact with the clinic, laboratory, and data management staff. Candidates should possess knowledge and understanding of LGBTQ populations and competencies for working with LGBTQ individuals.
Three to five years of experience preferred or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Previous experience with project management preferred. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
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, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20000074
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.