Simulation Project Manager

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

2010034 BSD- Simulation Center

About the Unit
The UC Simulation Center brings all health care related simulation-based approaches together for purposes of economies of scale, leverage, lowering the threshold for innovation and faculty collaboration, and maximum impact on improving patient safety, training, scholarship, and advancing related policy issues. UC Simulation is comprised of several interrelated education cores that drive our operations and help us meet our mission. We collaborate across institutions and departments of the University of Chicago Medical Center and Biological Sciences Division to help improve processes and outcomes in the areas of individual, team, technology and system performance in health care.

Job Information

Job Summary:

This is an entry level Project Manager position to support the execution of Center management of simulation-based training, assessment and research projects primarily for the Resuscitation Core of the Simulation Center.


  • Management of administrative aspects of simulation-based courses and projects for the Resuscitation Core including: coordinating the learner enrollment, scheduling, budgeting and course logistics with a highest degree of customer service. Identifies appropriate resources needed for course success, identifies/resolves obstacles, and develops timelines to ensure the readiness to meet institutional needs.
  • Management of complex online systems and synthesize process flow from a variety of complex data sources.
  • Must follow detailed protocols/regulatory guidelines.
  • Oversees management of financial processes for the Resuscitation Core, including creating invoices, processing revenues and reimbursements, and purchasing goods and services.
  • Must familiarize oneself with project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, to effectively implement courses and coordinate the activities of the Core.
  • strong understanding of simulation and its methods is key to ensure the most effective courses and impact on learning.
  • Good working knowledge of technology and software as this person will occasionally operate simulators and update the Center's website.
  • Communication skills are key to effectively engage with faculty and senior leadership regarding the status and projections of specific projects or functions related to the business and goals of the Simulation Center.

  • Excellent organizational, time management skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize a variety of activities in a timely manner.
  • Problem-solving/analytic skills with an ongoing attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills, including the ability to synthesize and translate complicated material into reports, summaries and presentations.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certification:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 1 - 2 years experience with program/project management
  • 1 - 2 years experience assisting with budgets/budget planning
  • 1 -2 years experience in hospital, clinical academic environment
  • 1 year experience in a simulation center
  • General knowledge of hardware/software

Working Conditions:
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends

Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter and Resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Health Screen Required?

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Job No:
Posted: 3/31/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
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