Assistant Director

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Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Exercise and Sport Science - 318600

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0003097

Position Summary: The mission of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center (Gfeller Center) is to improve the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of sport-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI) through research, education, and clinical practice. The Center for the Study of Retired Athletes (CSRA) aims to: Learn about the spectrum of physical and mental challenges that former athletes face; Inform the sport and science communities about physical and mental health needs and challenges of former athletes; Facilitate the provision of medical care to former athletes in a clinical research setting; Empower current athletes to actively transition to a healthy and fulfilling life after sport participation. The Assistant Program Director will work independently, under the direction of the Program Co-Directors to administer the activities of the Gfeller Center and CSRA. Serve as deputy to the Co-Directors, acting on delegated authority to direct workflow and processes, and handle executive decision-making in the absence of the Co-Directors. The Assistant Program Director will provide direction and leadership to the team to facilitate the achievement of the program's goals; direct program operations, including operational budgets, program compliance, grant development, and dissemination of program data; and develop and oversee program deliverables, including project implementation and execution. The Assistant Program Director will supervise research assistants, coordinators, technicians, and other key program personnel.

Application Deadline: 05/23/2018

Education Requirements: Master's degree required in a clinical research discipline (Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, or other related field). Seven (7) years of experience in program management.

Qualification and Experience: Experience in both clinical and research settings as well as regulatory and technical expertise are required. Experience with program management in a medical or educational environment preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Excellent interpersonal skills required. Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required. Strong computer skills. Sufficient knowledge of program study area.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Lachonya Williams

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 5/11/2018
Application Due: 7/10/2018
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