The Center for Advanced Separation Technologies (CAST) in the
Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering (MME) is seeking a
Project Manager (PM). The Project Manager will be responsible for
administrative and fiscal oversight of CAST sponsored projects and
be a member of the MME fiscal team.
The Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day
programmatic, administrative, budgetary, and contractual aspects of
sponsored research programs, in support of principal investigators
who are responsible for both the development and technical
execution of research programs. The Project Manager will work with
research staff to clearly identify and document project
requirements, develop work breakdown structures and realistic
schedules, and manage resources. The Project Manager will ensure
principal investigators are kept abreast of project status and
issues. The PM will manage program personnel loading and program
expenditures such as purchasing and travel; ensure appropriate
contract burn rates; prepare initial drafts of sponsor reporting
requirements. The Project Manager will maintain awareness of
upcoming business opportunities with sponsors and will work with
principal investigators to coordinate and develop project
proposals, including development of schedules, resource/spending
plans, and budgets.
- Advanced degree in Public or Business Administration, Project
Management or related discipline. Or bachelor's degree in a related
technical or professional field with significant relevant
- Ability to work as a team member in developing and managing
- Excellent communication skills, with demonstrated experience
delivering formal and informal presentations, written proposals,
- Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills and the ability
to work in teams with professionals from other disciplines.
- Demonstrated ability to take on broad tasks, independently
identify the steps necessary to execute them, ensure their proper
execution, and succinctly convey their results.
- Experience in formal project management, contracting, financial
management, and research proposal development.
- Experience managing federally funded research programs.
- Experience working in academic research environment, including
- Formal training and certification in project management such as
CAPM or PMP.
Commensurate with experience, up to budgeted maximum.
August 25, 2021
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal
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