Project Manager I

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Posting Details

Job TitleProject Manager IRequisition NumberRE24703Working TitleDepartment Name7H025:CANCER CENTER-CORE SUPPORTWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level44Salary Range$41,475-66,373/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods
Repetitive motion.
Lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs.


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, some evenings and weekends may be required.

Job Summary

The Markey Cancer Center is recruiting a Project Manager of the HPV-Vaccine Quality Improvement Project, the Children Eating Well (CHEW) project along with various Community Outreach and Engagement components will oversee the execution of a multi-site projects, as part of the Community Outreach and Engagement Office (COE).

This position will manage day-to-day operations with regard to coordination of investigative team meetings, and implementation of programs. The Project Manager will work with implementation sites on issues pertaining to research-related projects and will work closely with Principal Investigators and research assistants to ensure collaboration with the multiple sites and program teams.

This role is critical in the development and maintenance of sensitive and complex relationships between contracted sites across the Markey Cancer Center and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center catchment areas, and the progress and success of the program.

This position will work closely with the principal investigator and program director, and serve as a resource and liaison to the multiple program sites and the implementation of the project.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Leadership, communication, collaboration.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Master’s Degree plus 3 years related experience in multi-site project management preferred.

Deadline to Apply10/25/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please select the answer that best describes your employment experience in project management.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience organizing or administering clinical programs or clinical research.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid employment experience working with state or local level multi-sector partnerships, including non-profit, for profit and government organizations.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * Describe your experience in organizing and analyzing multiple types of information in a work-related setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
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    Posted: 10/16/2020
    Application Due: 10/27/2020
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