Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Jun 7, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: Nursing

Job Opening ID: 19426

Reports To: Principal Investigator

Working Title: Project Manager

Department: Nursing

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 005837

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is dedicated to the education of nursing professionals who will improve patient care and promote population health locally and globally. The school strives to produce leaders in research, education, and clinical practice who will champion collaborative, compassionate, and interdisciplinary evidence-based practice. This NIH funded research project team including the program manager will improve health disparities in dementia care working with undergraduate and graduate students to contribute to the mission of the school.

The Community Research Project Manager will closely assist the primary Principal Investigator with the overall administration, direction, and conduct of the project and coordination of the study protocol and will be involved with all aspects of the day-to-day management of the project, including facilitating communication with community organizations and local medical offices, facilitating research team meetings, assisting with written and electronic communication to project participants, preparing scientific presentations and reports for the funding agency. In addition, the PM will train community health workers (CHW) who will conduct the home visits for this project as well as delegating tasks, and monitoring CHWs' performance.

Annual Compensation Range: $45,900.00 - $70,100.00

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Person who has excellent communication and social skills as well as outstanding organizational ability would be best suited for this project. Preferred: 2 - 3 years of relevant work experience with a BA/BS or higher in a related field (e.g., Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology) or equivalent experience in community- based research projects (e.g., NIH, NSF, PCORI, Major Research/Professional Foundations as a program manager).

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Ability to maintain effective professional relationships with research team members and research participants. Working knowledge of community education, technical education, and / or training and development programs. Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Effective leadership skills, including directing and developing staff members. Demonstrated high-level communications skills to convey information in a clear and concise way. Demonstrated skill in interacting with persons in various social, cultural, economic and educational background. Strong attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to properly evaluate information, and prepare concise, well organized reports, summaries, and correspondence. Ability to think critically, compile data from various sources, and prepare reports. Skill in working independently, taking initiative and following through on all assignments. Ability to work as a supportive, cooperative member of a team. Ability to multitask and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment with frequent disruptions. Ability to establish and maintain files and records. Ability to drive to travel to community sites including interstate routes. Proficiency in GoogleDocs, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe PDF, Image editing Program, and Reference Managing program (e.g., EndNote) Certified in clinical trial research and IRB documentation.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/8/2033
Work Type: Full Time