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The Department of Cardiac Surgery, Section of Health Services and Research Quality, is currently seeking a Clinical Research Project Manager. This position will be located at the offices of The Michigan Society of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative on Plymouth Road in Ann Arbor.
The Clinical Research Project Manager will be responsible for the management and oversight of the day-to-day operations of a large, multi-year, multi-institutional federal grant. The Clinical Research Project Manager’s primary responsibilities will include coordinating and supporting the day-to-day operations of this large project, as well as defining and managing the project resource needs within specified timelines and budget. The Clinical Research Project Manager will analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of the individual’s responsibilities.
The Clinical Research Project Manager will manage and communicate with participating hospitals for the coordination of study activities as well as travel to participating hospitals will be required. The Clinical Research Project Manager will also be in charge of submitting expenses for reimbursement as well as managing the overall expenses associated with the administration of the grant. A high degree of advanced critical thinking and communication (verbal and written) skills and previous experience in working as a project manager is required. The ability to communicate program needs with hospitals and other staff members will be a significant aspect of this position. The Clinical Research Project Manager must maintain accurate project-related records as well as participate in team meetings and conferences. The ability to work closely with investigators, study team members, regulatory personnel, and other health care professionals to help complete project goals and ensure compliance with University and Federal Government Regulations is essential. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position meet the criteria for exempt status.
• Bachelor's degree in a health-related field or regulatory-related field.
• Prior experience in working as a research project manager or similar role.
• Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
• Advanced administrative and organizational skills.
• Accept direction and function both independently and collaboratively with staff at all levels within the setting.
• Ability to manage time, organize and complete multiple tasks with attention to detail is critical, as is problem solving and judgment within scope of position responsibilities.
• Good understanding of the scope and breadth of conducting multi-institutional projects (including federally funded ones).
• Desired: The candidate should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, dependability and ability to work well under pressure.
• Desired: Possess initiative and willingness to learn new tasks and assist others as needed.
• Desired: Familiarity with cardiac surgery or related clinical settings is desirable.
• Desired: Candidates with Master's degree will be given higher priority.
The candidate should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, dependability and ability to work well under pressure.
Possess initiative and willingness to learn new tasks and assist other as needed.
Familiarity with cardiac surgery or related clinical settings is desirable, master's degree preferred.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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