Project Manager, School of Nursing

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Jul 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Project Manager, School of Nursing – Requisition # 170000011T 


This position will oversee the day to day operations of the CANDL project and outreach activities, including simulation lab usage and partner relations; managing the budget and developing reports for HRSA and the School of Nursing. Responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling and recording minutes for all grant related meetings.
  • Assisting with obtaining student grades/course evaluations for assessment of student learning; assisting the Evaluator in surveying students and faculty and maintaining data.
  • Managing student orientation, clinical placement and contracts with each site; collaborating with the project evaluator to develop feedback cycle tools to improve the quality of clinical experiences.
  • Obtaining bids on EMR simulation software; complete purchasing for all equipment and supplies.
  • Assisting in the assignment of traineeship students to specific CANDL clinical sites.
  • Assisting in the development and deployment of preceptor marketing and recruitment materials; develop and maintain preceptor data base; assist in the creation of preceptor guide; assist in the monitoring and evaluation of preceptor orientation and learning modules.
  • Assisting in the facilitation of employment information for graduates, assist in the recruitment of students from the urban/rural areas to the FNP program; work with students to obtain TN Rural Loan Repayment opportunities.



Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Business, Education, Social Work or Psychology is required. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in project management is required. Experience with federal grants and higher education preferred. Must have proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office/Office 365. Must have knowledge of a variety of computer programs (SON uses Typhon to track student clinical information, SHAREPOINT), understanding of SPSS or an associated program. Must have knowledge of grant management, purchasing processes, maintaining program records; knowledge of the fiscal aspect of large projects including the maintenance of program ledgers and management of all resources; knowledge of HRSA grant requirements and reporting of program activity and budgeting. Occasional evening and weekends work required; occasional overnight travel required.

Applications must be submitted electronically to:

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.