Project Administrator

East Lansing MI
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

The Pediatric Public Health Initiative seeks an experienced Project Administrator for a large multi-year cohort study of children exposed to Flint water. The study, led by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, will examine the independent and combined impacts of socio-demographic risk and lead exposure on child neuro-cognitive and socio-emotional development and identify mitigating factors that can be targeted for interventions. The research infrastructure created during the cohort study will inform the development of the Flint Pediatric Public Health Registry, a community-wide initiative. This registry will be used to screen, track and intervene among all children in Flint. 

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

The job requires knowledge equivalent to that which would normally be acquired in a four year college degree in Project Management or a related field; 3-5 years of progressively more expansive work experience in a field related to the position including planning and managing projects; communications content management (written, verbal, digital) experience with word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation, calendaring software, data management skills; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Desired Qualifications

Master’s Degree; 5 years of project management or leadership experience; Experience with human subject research; Experience with Institutional Review Boards; Proficient in a statistical analysis software (e.g. SAS, Stata); Strong organizational skills; ability to work independently and collaboratively; excellent interpersonal skills; strong leadership experience; desktop publishing and/or project management software

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter

Resume/CV 3 Professional References Work Hours


Description of End Date

This is an off dated position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

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