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Project Director II

Employer
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Location
222 Maple Avenue
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Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

 

Under the general direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Project Director II manages the day-to-day operations of short term and multi-year research projects. The Project Director II is responsible for the implementation of research projects from inception to completion and manages and coordinates these activities.

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Convene and provide overall direction to project teams, which may consist of data staff, research associates, research coordinators and faculty, for the development of project statements, work plans, study designs, grant applications, literature reviews, analysis plans, and project deliverables.
  • Identify necessary resources to perform project work, monitor work progress including, data analysis, grant submissions, and report development, and oversee its timely completion
  • Oversee development of data collection instruments, survey tools and interview guides, perform and oversee data analysis as necessary
  • Abstract results from data analysis sets, summarize findings and incorporate pertinent information into project presentations. Deliver presentation of project results to Principal Investigator and others as required or directed
  • Assume responsibility for communication with relevant staff in creating and implementing appropriate project designs and work plans, convene team meetings as appropriate
  • Manage day-to-day logistics and operational needs of the projects
  • Identify and address problems which may adversely affect performance of project work
  • With the Administrator and/or Accountant, prepare draft budgets
  • Advise and provide supervision of project staff and consultants and faculty associated with specific projects or assignments.  Participation in the hiring and evaluation of project staff
  • Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters’ degree in the Life Sciences, Public Health/Education, or related health care field; or equivalent.
  • 5 years’ experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating research programs, project management, grant submission, supervision of staff, and fiscal responsibility
  • Experience working in and/or with academic institutions and federal grant programs strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with the policies and procedures of funding agencies
  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse faculty
  • Proven administrative and management ability in complex environments
  • Excellent writing, editing, communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations
Additional Information

iSPARC

 

The mission of the Implementation Science and Practice Advances Research Center (iSPARC) is to conduct, disseminate, and support the use of research in the public mental health system to enhance services for people with behavioral health conditions that promote their recovery and improve their quality of life. Our work informs, advises, and involves individuals with lived mental health experience, their families, providers, administrators, and policymakers navigating the behavioral health landscape in the Commonwealth and beyond.

 

Additional Tasks

 

  • Oversee opportunities for staff development, training, and advancement
  • Coordinate undergraduate and graduate internship programs
  • Oversee the conduct of the Young Adult Advisory Board and Family Advisory Board

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience with navigating large academic medical settings
  • Lived experience of a mental health condition, or experience working with individuals with mental health conditions

 

Diversity Statement

 

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

 

 

Organization

Realize Your Opportunities – A Career at UMASS Medical School

Inside Workings at UMASS Medical School

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), the Commonwealth's only public medical school, is proud of our role in serving the people of Massachusetts. Although, its the inside workings of UMMS that makes the difference.

Mission and Culture

  • We’re serious about our mission and about our people. 
  • Real World Impact - Our people get excited about our mission of real-world impact in health sciences education, research and public service.
  • International Prominence and New Opportunities - As this institution has grown to national – and international – prominence, we’ve found new opportunities to train tomorrow’s physicians, nurses and scientists,  discover causes of and cures for disease and help improve the quality of health care.
  • Deep Commitment - With our clinical partner, UMass Memorial Health Care, and our other teaching affiliates, we share a deep commitment to national distinction in patient care.
  • Valued Partnerships – UMMS partners with Commonwealth Medicine, the health care consulting arm of UMMS. Also, UMMS partners with MassBiologics in scientific collaborations, technology management and creating partnerships for the development of products for the benefit of patients.  These valued partnerships help us to provide services and programs to help meet our needs at UMMS and the public.
  • Proud Contributors - People at UMMS enjoy the feeling of going to work every day knowing what they do is truly important and worthwhile.
  • Complementary and Inseparable - These varied parts of our mission and culture are complementary and inseparable.                 

Careers

UMMS, the state’s first and only public academic health sciences center, educates physicians, scientists and advanced practice nurses to heal, discover, teach and care, with compassion.  UMMS is a world-class institution with opportunities to match. 

Competitive Compensation – UMMS offers salaries that are competitive with Worcester-area employers. When combined with our generous benefits, perks, and paid time off, many job seekers are surprised to find a total rewards package that matches or exceeds their current situation.

Targeted Hiring Process – At UMMS, there are actually multiple hiring processes for different segments of our workforce.  In nearly all cases, UMMS hiring process is decentralized, with qualified candidates screened and referred to an academic officer or manager with hiring authority.

24/7 Access to Employment Opportunities – iCIMS is our online job search and application system.  iCIMS is available 24/7 to provide you with a convenient and up-to-date view of the available employment opportunities across our campuses. Updates are made daily and include all faculty and non-faculty position listings from every school and department within the UMMS. When you identify a position you are interested in and qualified for, apply online. New opportunities become available frequently so it pays to check back often!

Benefits

With outstanding benefits, competitive pay, extensive learning opportunities, and a stimulating and attractive work environment, UMMS may be exactly the employer you’ve been looking for.

• Superior Benefits - UMMS offers a wide range of benefits and perks that invite comparison with the best employers in the Worcester area – and with academic institutions anywhere. UMMS provides superior medical and dental coverage for you and your family, fully funded retirement plans, generous time off, a Tuition Assistance Plan – and much more.

• People Centered - UMMS is an employer, but it is also a community. Its comprehensive medical and dental benefits, retirement plans, and even paid holidays reflect an institution built around people, with a deep respect for their differences and needs.

• Commitment to Healthy Living - UMMS provides resources to help you balance work and life and encourages healthy living through great programs and discounts for fitness, physical activity, weight management, nutritional counseling and general wellness available through our health insurance plans.

• Breadth of Offerings - Above all, the breadth of UMMS offerings set the School apart and makes it an environment favored by all sorts of smart, career-savvy people.

Apply for a Job

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Online - To view all job opportunities and apply online, visit www.umassmed.edu/hr and click on the “Careers” tab.

Start Now and Realize Your Opportunities!

A History of Making Vital Improvements - UMASS Medical School Milestones

1962: Legislation establishes University of Massachusetts Medical School
1970: First medical students begin classes in Shaw Building
1974: First class graduates 16 MDs
1979: PhD program begins
1986: Graduate School of Nursing opens
1986: PhD program becomes Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
1994: Graduate School of Nursing initiates PhD program
1998: UMass Clinical System and Memorial Health Care merge to form UMass Memorial Health Care
2001: Lazare Research Building opens
2002: Campus Modernization begins on the University Campus
2004: Graduate Entry Pathway Program established at the Graduate School of Nursing
2005: PhD Program in Clinical & Population Health Research established at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
2005: Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories opens new manufacturing and filling facility in Mattapan
2006: Craig Mello, PhD, Blais University Chair in Molecular Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, is awarded the Medical School's first Nobel Prize. Dr. Mello shared the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Andrew Fire, PhD, of Stanford University, for their discoveries related to RNA interference.
2007: Michael F. Collins, MD, is named chancellor and Terence R. Flotte, MD, is named dean of the School of Medicine.  
2009: Groundbreaking for the Albert Sherman Center, a 500,000-square-foot research and education facility slated for completion in 2012.
2010: Ambulatory Care Center opens
2012: The Albert Sherman Center, a 500,000-square-foot research and education facility, completed and opens

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