Project Manager

Greensboro, NC
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number S1296

Position Number 998889

Position Classification Title University Program Specialist

Functional Title Project Manager

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Project Manager for the federally funded grant project. The project manager is primarily responsible for the day to day coordination of the grant activities and assisting the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators with implementation and evaluation of the grant activities. In addition, the project manager will assist with scheduling and calendaring activities including recruitment, traineeship application announcements and decision making, coordination of work with Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators and sites, data storage and security backup, assisting faculty in accurate, timely and efficient activities, assisting in clinical placement with Clinical Coordinator and grant team, confidential records and budget management. The position serves as primary assistant to Principal Investigator with multiple communications, relationships, skills, and activities required. The person in this position must be able to work independently, with little or no direct supervision, and in collaboration with multiple community constituencies and stakeholders, including community agency personnel, faculty, students, staff, other campus entities and offices, preceptors and SON staff and administrators. The person is expected to use considerable judgement and skills to perform work responsibilities. Effort will included primary responsibility for financial record keeping, reconciliation, revisions, managing and tracking expenditures; assisting with EPAFs; assisting with budget development for grant applications, interim progress reports; grant and budgetary closeout; and assisting with writing and submission of final financial and evaluation reports. The position serves as primary budgetary contact for the grant. Confidentiality, attention to detail in work, promptness, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, cultural sensitivity and exemplary attendance are key for this position.

Minimum Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree preferred in Nursing, Education or related field.

Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interview will last for 1-1.5 hours. Will be expected to complete a database exercise as part of interview.

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name,
  • Company Name,
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Recruitment Range $41,254 - $54,595

Org #-Department Dean's Office, School of Nursing - 12801

Work Hours of Position 8 A.M. - 5 P.M., Monday - Friday, with rare to occasional evening or weekend hours

Job Family Administrative and Managerial

Band University Program Specialist

Competency Level Journey

2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:

Program/Project Administration - Ability to administer and/or manage a program with established guidelines and standards in its entirety or to administer several components of a multi-faceted program. Ability to ensure program/project accountability. Ability to define scope, goals, tasks, deliverables, timelines, tools, and resources. Ability to assess the needs of the work unit or project. Ability to determine any gaps, and recommend changes in procedures, workflow and work assignments to improve efficiency and effectiveness in performance of individuals and the work unit as a whole.
Ability to develop and monitor program/ project databases, schedules and reports. Ability to ensure accuracy of data and compliance with program standards. Ability to perform professional program administrative duties, including technical decisions. Ability to collaborate in the development and completion of grants and contracts. Ability to administer pre- and post-award agreements. Ability to prepare related reports as required.

Consultation - Ability to advise and collaborate with clients, program participants, and others to resolve difficult issues in assigned program area(s). Ability to identify trends. Ability to recognize the impact of policies, procedures, and laws. Ability to apply knowledge and understanding of program culture, issues, and work relationships to address situations. Ability to share knowledge and critical thinking process. Ability to promote the use of best practices to achieve mutually agreeable outcomes in the resolution of issues. Ability to determine and document a course of action to address complex, ambiguous or unique operational and/or programmatic issues in assigned area(s).

Information Analysis and Decision-Making -
Ability to analyze business operations and/or financial statements for overall program administration. Ability to develop initiatives to meet program/project needs and objectives.
Ability to assess and resolve unprecedented problems that require research and review of policy and procedures for the program or assigned components. Ability to resolve problems or compliance issues, based on delegated authority.

Communication and Marketing - Ability to maintain and enhance professional relationships to increase credibility for building support and reaching consensus when explaining and interpreting program policies and procedures within assigned area(s). Ability to convey sensitive information or decisions to clients. Ability to work toward mutual resolutions that are in the best interests of the organization and across organizational lines.

Open Date 08/11/2017

Close Date 08/22/2017

Job Close Date

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

FLSA Non-Exempt

Time limited duration of appointment

June 30, 2018 with possible renewal

Salary Grade Equivalency 75

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following options best describes your higher education history?
    • No Response
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a directly related field
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in an unrelated field
    • Associate's Degree in a directly related field
    • Associate's Degree in an unrelated field
    • 3 years
    • 2 years
    • 1 year
    • less than 1 year
    • High School Diploma or GED
  2. * How many years of experience in a directly related field do you have?
    • No Response
    • 6 or more years
    • 5 years
    • 4 years
    • 3 years
    • 2 years
    • 1 year
    • 4 months
    • less than 4 months

To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at



Similar jobs

Similar jobs