ATSU - Post Award Project Manager, 0.8 FTE

A.T. Still University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 29, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking a Post Award Project Manager who will be responsible for ensuring the timely and compliant management/implementation of a sponsored project of broad scope and high priority on the Mesa campus. The grant-funded 0.8 FTE Project Manager will report directly to the Director of Post Award Management and Compliance. S/he will oversee and manage all aspects of the funded project for programmatic and fiscal compliance, and will collaborate with the Project Investigator/Project Director (PI/PD) to achieve the project’s stated objectives, methodology, data collection/analysis, evaluation, and outcomes dissemination--including reporting and publishing. Dependent on qualifications and experience, the salary range for this grant-funded position is $46,160-$51,930.

ATSU is a culturally rich environment leading the way in whole-person health education with cutting edge technology and instruction. From its inception in 1892, ATSU has had a long tradition of inclusion. By capitalizing on local, regional, national and global community relationships, ATSU has mastered the concept of access and opportunity for culturally proficient faculty and administrators to explore their career interests and enrich the ATSU community as we reflect the communities we serve.

The responsibilities of the Project Manager will include, but will not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • The project manager will collaborate with the designated PI/PD to lead appropriate and timely accomplishment of assigned funded sponsored project activities. To this end, the project manager will work, on a day-to-day basis, with the PI/PD and project team to:
    • Convene/conduct project advisory committee meetings, subcommittee/team meetings, and other grant-funded or grant-specific events.
    • Assess and secure grant-specific facilities, equipment, and other resources to accomplish all grant-funded goals, objectives, and activities.
    • Manage, oversee, and track travel and other requirements for both internal and external project personnel.
    • Create or collaborate with faculty, staff, external consultants, and guest faculty in the production, delivery, and assessment of relevant academic/project-specific materials.
    • Work alongside project leaders/faculty to develop and implement needs/interest surveys for pre- and post-assessment of related sponsored project activities; as well as assist in compiling related data for analyses
    • Track and report on all sponsored project data, outcomes, etc., being accountable to the PI/PD, ATSU Sponsored Programs, and ultimately the external sponsor of the grant(s).
  • Collaborate with the PI/PD in co-authoring project-related manuscripts, publications, and other dissemination work.
  • Oversee and manage all programmatic and budgetary compliance specific to the designated sponsored project(s).
    • Monitor emerging policy guidance and participate in funding source and industry technical assistance calls/webinars.
  • Lead in the preparation of progress reports, competing/continuation grant applications, and other required grant reports/documents.
    • Learn and manage required electronic reporting systems.
  • Facilitate, activate, and oversee the grant budget, expenditures, and sub-awards/contracts.
    • Provide subrecipient monitoring and oversight as required by policy.
  • Assist PI/PDs and the University’s sponsored programs team in identifying emerging program priorities/needs and developing complementary grant proposals. Identify emerging opportunities for intra-institution collaboration.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, skills, and accomplishments:

The project manager should have 2-3 years of experience (1) with project/grants management; budgeting/accounting; data tracking/assessment, competitive/technical writing, program development, proofreading, and editing; (2) in a highly productive and sometimes stressful environment; (3) working independently and in a team environment; and (4) with managing multiple deadlines and priorities. Familiarity with higher education/academic medicine and/or health care/research environment is beneficial. Previous publishing/writing desirable but not mandatory .

This position is grant-funded, anticipated through June 30, 2025.

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