Project Manager for Administrative and Vaccination Intervention Cores
Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)Department:
Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801Working Title:
Project Manager for Administrative and Vaccination Intervention CoresAppointment Type:
EHRA Non-Faculty ResearchPosition Posting Category:
Research ProfessionalsSalary Range:
Dependent upon Experience and/or QualificationsFull Time/Part Time?:
Full-Time PermanentHours per Week:
20038538Posting Open Date:
06/22/2021Open Until Filled:
NoProposed Start Date:
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Gillings School of Global Public Health seek a full-time EHRA non-faculty Project Manager as part of a new 5-yr P01 Program Project Improving Provider Announcement Communication Training (IMPACT) led by Dr. Noel Brewer. The goal of IMPACT is to improve HPV vaccine communication and uptake among adolescents by expanding the impact of the Announcement Approach Training (AAT). The goal of IMPACT is to improve HPV vaccine communication and uptake among adolescents by expanding the impact of the Announcement Approach Training (AAT). AAT, developed by Dr. Noel Brewer, teaches providers to effectively recommend HPV vaccination and manage parents’ hesitancy to increase vaccination. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has included the AAT in their list of Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs.
This Project Manager will support IMPACT’s Administrative Core led by Dr. Noel Brewer and Intervention Core led by Dr. Melissa Gilkey. The Administrative Core will provide overall guidance, administrative support, and fiscal management for the P01 Program Project and help our research projects and cores to build capacity for HPV vaccine communication interventions among primary care teams in healthcare systems. The Intervention Core will support the provider communication trainings that are part of the three intervention projects on HPV vaccine communication interventions among primary care teams in healthcare systems. The Project Manager will function as the primary staff member managing communication and coordination across IMPACT’s research projects and cores to achieve integration of their research activities and products. The Project Manager will coordinate the program’s operations, ensuring progress toward milestones and regular communication both with internal and external organizations, and administering the program’s internal pilot grant program. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the program, developing project timelines and monitoring progress of the program’s activities, and overseeing IRB applications, progress reports to funders, managing budgets, planning and overseeing coordination of in-person and teleconference Executive Committee meetings, annual program retreats, coordinating our External Advisory Board, and providing support and direction for all involved in the program. The Project Manager will work closely with Drs. Brewer and Gilkey and project managers involved in other aspects of the Program Project and join a successful and award-winning cohort of scholars in Dr. Noel Brewer’s Health Cognition and Behavior Lab, https://noelbrewer.web.unc.edu/.
Completion of a master’s degree in public health, communication, psychology, or a related field is required.Qualifications and Experience:
A minimum of two years of work experience.
-This position requires demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple aspects of a large, federally-funded research study. Prior work experience with project management/coordination including planning and implementing complex public health research projects is preferred.
-The candidate must possess excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills, and must possess the ability to work in teams and independently. Experience supervising research staff and/or interns is highly desirable.
-Strong project management skills, with demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities, maintain attention to detail, and ensure work is performed in a timely manner – is required.
-Strong research management skills, such as administrating IRB applications, progress reports to funders, and budget management are highly desirable.
-Proficiency using computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
-Experience or interest in health communication and/or vaccination research is preferred.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.