Project Manager

Position Information

University Code 19261 University Title Project Manager 1 University Job Family General Administration ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Project Manager Position Number 590810 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Neurology Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Project Manager will provide support for the Muscular Dystrophy Translational Research Program. They will be responsible for implementing project management processes, methodologies, and reporting to assist with ongoing research projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for organizing work, setting priorities, making assignments, enforcing deadlines, and making decisions based on analytical and innovative thinking within established guidelines.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Experience with clinical research, academic medicine, and health sciences.
Extensive project team participation and project management experience.
The ideal candidate will also possess a composite set of skills including strong communication skills, strong organization skills, experience with office systems, demonstrated administrative and interpersonal management skills, and strong proofreading skills with acute attention to detail. Successful applicants will have strong initiative with good judgment, the ability to interpret policy, and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters. Experience with software programs and databases, including MS Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and databases. This position requires a high degree of flexibility, confidentiality, diplomacy, and tact. Ability to work in a diverse environment is required.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in a university or healthcare environment. Certification – clinical research management certification or project management certification is preferred.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $60,900 - $76,200 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 09/23/2020 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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