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Project Manager - College Of Nursing

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Project Manager - College Of Nursing

The Program Manager will be responsible for a range of activities related to the implementation and day-to-day operations, reporting and evaluative processes for the TDOH SmartSHOTS. Included are activities such as coordination of information, presentations, and communication for various meetings, and university departments, grant team participants (e.g. Advisory Council, Community Health Councils, PI and Co-I); program recruiting, financial management of grant and development of systems/processes that support grant compliance and evaluation reporting; and other duties necessary to successfully implement the project.


Operational and Fiscal Management of Reducing Barriers to Immunizations:
The SmartSHOTS App grant.
*Financial accounting and coordination of grant budget/expenditures and development of systems/processes to support grant compliance, data tracking and required reporting.
*Oversight, completion, and communication coordination of required state reporting with TDOH, university, and college of nursing (CON) time lines. *Collaboration with and support grant team members to achieve coordinated-productive performance and the highest level of grant quality outcomes practicable.
*Solves problems, optimizes processes and functions, scheduling, and tracking. Creates time lines - follows up on deadlines and tracking actions, ensuring processes are completed in timely manner and by agreed-upon dates.
*Responsible for entering and tracking travel related expenditures - in compliance with departmental, university and state guidelines and regulations. *Assists as needed with implementation of interventions in communities.

Communication and Grant Team Coordination:
*Participate in and/or provide presentations/communication briefings at meetings and/or other gatherings.
*Coordinates team meetings, creates minutes and maintains database and data distribution for team members.
*Communicates with team members using reminders and follow-up communication to ensure program deadlines are met.
*Collaborates with Principal Investigator and CON public relations to ensure timely communication of grant activities publicly and internally (e.g. media, social media) to broad stakeholder base.
*Creates PowerPoint and other presentations

*Human resource management: Leads recruitment of staff efforts, complies with university guidelines for personnel evaluation and reviews, ensures time sheets are complete and submitted per university guidelines, manages HR issues and elevates issues to the PI if cannot solve.

Other duties necessary to successfully implement the Project.




Bachelor's degree required.
Master's degree preferred.

Required level/type of experience:
*Bachelor's degree in related field
*Minimum 2 years experience in office/business or community management
*Experience working with diverse, multicultural groups, including racial and/or ethnic minorities and other traditionally underrepresented groups.

Preferred level/type of experience:
*5 years experience in office/business management
*Experience in higher education grant coordination experience
*Multi-million dollar project management experience
*Grant management and reporting experience desired
*Experience working in communities

*Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strong working relationship with a variety of constituencies including staff, students, faculty, consultants, community partners.
*Strong organizational, interpersonal, team coordination, budgeting, and reporting skills.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Proficient skills in Microsoft Office and other technologies required to fulfill role.
*Knowledge/command of the overall grant purpose, goals, and objectives.

Job: Other Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: College Of Nursing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Feb 17, 2022, 2:18:43 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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