Project Manager

Location
Huntsville, Alabama
Salary
$75,000 - $100,000
Posted
Aug 31, 2017
Ref
RV3811
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is seeking a Project Manager for a large multi-million
dollar five-year funded project. The project engages all the AL research universities and
is led by UAH. The project will develop an AL-wide research, educational, and workforce
development program focused on understanding low-temperature plasma physics with
applications in the development of novel materials, as well as in the medical, biological, and
agricultural sciences. We are seeking an innovative, creative person with excellent writing and
verbal communication skills. The individual should possess some technical background in the
sciences with ideally a Masters, or PhD degree, or equivalent experience as a Project Manager.
Experience should include the corresponding reporting functions typical of federal projects, as
well as coordinating projects across multiple environments and locations. The successful
candidate must be willing and able to travel to the seven AL partner institutions several times a
year. The Project Manger will also help organize and run a Summer School, an annual meeting,
and an Open House event. The Project Manager will report to the Principal Investigator of the
project, coordinate and work closely with the Project Management Committee that is comprised
of the institutional co-principal investigators.
Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications include a Master’s degree or equivalent experience as a Project
Manager, 5 years of full-time verifiable work experience in a technical background in the
sciences or management field. Must possess a valid driver’ license. Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Project; must be an innovative and
creative person with excellent writing and verbal communication skills; experience should
include the corresponding reporting functions typical of federal projects as well as coordinating
projects across multiple environments and locations; must have excellent presentation skills;
Moderate travel is required. Ph.D. is preferred. The approximate starting salary range is
$75,000 - $100,000 with an excellent benefits package. To ensure full consideration, qualified
applicants should apply on-line at
https://uah.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=88844,and apply for the
position of Project Manager, Center for Space Plasma & Aeronomic Research, RV3811.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER OF
MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED