PS Manager, Program(s)

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

ID: 7075679
Posted: March 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
The University of Utah College of Nursing is a community of scholars engaged in exemplary programs of funded research and distinguished scholarship. The Emma Eccles Jones Nursing Research Center’s mission is to provide exceptional centralized support services that facilitate faculty success with research development, grant submission and management, and scholarly activity. We are seeking a Program Manager to support two research studies. The first is an NIH funded study that utilizes a video-conference intervention (VCI) to engage women in a facilitated group approach to reducing perinatal depressive symptoms (PDS). The second is a Utah Department of Health funded project to provide video-conference mental health skills groups to pregnant and postpartum women in rural Utah.

The Program Manager will work for both studies and be responsible for coordinating day to day administrative functions of the projects. They will work closely with the Principle Investigator to ensure the success of both projects and work collaboratively with community partners.

This is a grant funded position that is currently funded through November 30, 2022.

This position is considered Category IIA: Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID-19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID-19 Telecommuting Agreement.

Essential Functions

• Prepare program and financial reports for Principal Investigator, team partners, stakeholders and advisory board, and fulfill all reporting requirements to sponsors.
• Work collaboratively with team members to efficiently complete prioritized tasks that apply to both projects.
• Attend webinars, training sessions, and project meetings as required by the
Principal Investigator.
• Maintain professional working relationships with various stakeholders both internal and
external to the College of Nursing in order to obtain data and statistics required for the
• Keep the project and its partners on schedule for program deliverables. Track goals, key
dates, timelines, and coordinate project activities to assure all deadlines are met.
• Coordinate the day to day administrative functions of the project.
• Coordinate external contractors.
• Ensure IRB compliance.
• Purchase equipment, supplies, and arrange travel for personnel as assigned.
• Prioritize workload with minimal supervision in order to manage competing deadlines.
• Must be able to work as an integral team member.
• Occasional travel to clinical sites, including rural.
• Complete all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four to six years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology, or a related health administration field.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong coordination and organizational skills.
Ability to work as part of a team and also independently.
Experience with REDCap online database.
Ability to work with and coordinate multiple project partners.

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
This is a grant funded position that is currently funded through November 30, 2022.


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