Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position specializes in program and project management and assists the Core Leader in the overall operational and strategic management of the Core. Duties entail operational and Core support of multi-Core-related projects including coordinating engagement efforts with faculty, staff, and stakeholders, developing programs, and other efforts related to eliminating health disparities. Additionally, this role will manage research efforts of the Balls-Berry Lab including, but not limited to, research coordination, IRB submissions, grants, and manuscript management. The position will supervise all staff in the Core and lab.�
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Position assists the Core Leader with the direction and coordination of daily activities for grants, contracts, funding, and proposal submissions for the Core and assists the Core Leader with administering grants, discretionary funds, and other related functions.
Advises the Core Leader on operational concerns and serves as the communications liaison among the various Projects & Cores of the Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center (Knight ADRC).
Drafts Core communications for materials provided to stakeholders internally and externally. This includes maintaining and management of social media efforts.
Provides projections/recommendations for future resource allocations.
Prepares and maintains minutes from all meetings ensuring follow-up and implementation of decisions and policies.
Plans and coordinates meetings, educational seminars and conferences, and presentations for visiting speakers; coordinates travel arrangements and schedules for visiting speakers for the Core sponsored events.
Establishes/enhances contacts with stakeholders and partners to exchange information and horizontal integration between the WU and related programs in WU.� Maintains contact with the future funding agencies and adheres to the policies and achieving the mission of the Knight ADRC and WU.
Establishes contacts with investigators at other institutions in our geographic area and facilitates their utilization of Core resources.
Establishes and maintains contacts with community groups that support the research and education mission of the Core and the Balls-Berry lab.
Assists the Core Leader with public relations and fund-raising efforts.� Prepares and submits materials for grants.
Participates in project review meetings and prepares reports and analyses.
Assists with research coordination for all studies conducted by the Core and Balls-Berry lab. This includes assisting recruitment, screening, and data entry. Provide answers to any study-related questions. Coordinate research efforts with other Cores, partners, and stakeholders as it relates to active and pending studies. Assures adherence to grant, IRB, and Washington University guidelines for the Cores and Projects within the Center.
Schedules all Core and lab related activities and events.
Works closely with the Core Leader and Knight ADRC Director on progress reports and dashboarding.
Other duties as assigned.
Equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree.
Demonstrated ability and expertise in handling varied aspects of grant administration and management.
Five years of management experience in an academic setting.
Experience in program management or managing and coordinating very large projects.
Experience with financial planning and exposure to software development or information technology management.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Flexibility to meet multiple priorities/deadlines and ability to multi-task.�
Demonstrated ability and expertise in handling varied aspects of strategic planning, program management, and educational activities.
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Attentiveness to detail and strong computer skills.�
Team player who works closely and supportively with all stakeholders.
Experience working in culturally diverse environments is highly preferred.
Successful candidates should possess specific competencies and demonstrated expertise in multicultural settings.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
The hiring range for this position is $51,292 - $66,684 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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