Project Manager (Public Health: Prevention Science & Community Health)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-08-21
Req: R100041118
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With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

About This Position

The Department of Public Health Sciences - Prevention Science and Community Health at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager. The Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day implementation of a randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of a behavioral intervention optimize adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in stimulant-using men who engage in same-sex sexual relations. The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of a variety of projects to ensure the successful development, completion, and implementation of department projects and initiatives.

The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes laboratory policies and research standard operating protocols.
  • Monitors the implementation of all standard operating procedures for the laboratory and study project.
  • Oversees clinical data and identifies new strategies to maximize the efficiency of data entry.
  • Monitors and ensures reliable data acquisition and data management processes.
  • Supervises all data collection and ascertains proper data storage and protection.
  • Organizes operations to ensure policies and procedures yield desired results.
  • Coordinates with the San Francisco site to harmonize implementation of study procedures.
  • Manages all compliance issues related to the research grant and contracts.
  • Complies with all the IRB protocol requirements for the study team and research project.
  • Provides information on the requirements and deadlines for deliverables and work performed.
  • Conducts meetings with the research staff and ensures functions be coordinated in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Coordinates, evaluates, and monitors the on-the-job performance of staff.
  • Trains and supervises the research team in the project administration and follow the study protocol.
  • Supports the fulfillment of study goals, budgets, and timelines.
  • Completes and presents data reports and analyses.
  • Interacts with the department administrative areas to coordinate the financial and organizational aspects of the study project.
  • Organizes meetings periodically with the PI and team to oversee the project development.
  • Manages and supervises the administration of the study compensations.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in a closely related field of study with at least three years of relevant experience. Knowledge of business and management principles. Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations. Ability to establish department goals and objectives that support the strategic plan. Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others. Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Ability to recruit and retain marginalized populations such as substance users and sexual minorities. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 8/25/2020
Application Due: 10/2/2020
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