The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Pharmacy has an opening for a Program Specialist to work with their PATIENTS Program. The PATIENTS Program Specialist uses established principles and best practices of program and project management to coordinate the administration of projects and assignments within the PATIENTS Program including planning, organizing, and evaluating project deliverables.
Established in 1841, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is the fourth oldest school of pharmacy in the United States. As a leader in pharmacy education, scientific discovery, patient care, and community engagement, the School conducts cutting edge research and engages in a wide variety of professional practice activities to improve the health and well-being of citizens in the state of Maryland and beyond.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Manages and oversees assigned projects. Assists in the planning and implementation of new or revised projects, procedures, practices and organization. Manages multiple projects simultaneously and supports senior staff in more complex projects.
Convenes and facilitates stakeholder advisory board meetings and provides administrative support to other committees as needed.
Assists in planning and coordinating administrative activities of the PATIENTS program, such as taking meeting minutes, delivering communications with primary investigators and key personnel, tracking milestones and deliverables.
Coordinates and completes the preparation of periodic updates, final reports, recommendations, and other information resources for the improvement of The PATIENTS Program and its projects.
Supports grant writing activities.
Conducts qualitative interviews and focus groups for PATIENTS activities. Collects, compiles, and organizes data pertinent to various ongoing projects. Analyzes, summarizes, and communicates this information to appropriate officials.
Consults with project Principal Investigators (PIs), program head, and administrative officials regarding policies, trends, and interpretation of data and program needs. Updates The PATIENTS Program's directors on developments and progress of project deliverables and milestones.
Establishes effective communication channels and acts as liaison between the program and officials within and outside the institution.
Assists in the delivery of results of projects, including but not limited to presentations, website updates, blog posts, newletter briefs, and social media.
Prepares IRB submissions;, monitors and reports on adherences to IRB regulations, The PATIENTS Program, Department and School policies and procedures.
Assists in the execution of projects according to project protocols and addresses problems as they arise.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Communications, Public Health and/or related field.
Experience: Two (2) years' experience in a related field with program planning, project management or coordination. OR Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.*
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Possesses a knowledge of program requirements and able to perform position in compliance with all requirements/regulations/laws.
Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences.
Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and make clear decisions which are timely and will positively impact outcomes.
Set priorities, develop a work schedule.
Maintains productivity and uses ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts.
Writes and presents information in a clear and concise way.
Interprets and understands written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others.
Capable of interacting pleasantly and positively with other to meet customer expectations, and provide follow up with customers.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1431D
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Job Posting: May 18, 2020
Unposting Date: Jun 2, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 150621
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.