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Senior Project Manager, Workplace Violence Prevention

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Job Summary

The position requires a detail-oriented, organized, and creative individual who will oversee and coordinate activities related to contracts with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) to develop an online training curriculum to prevent violence against firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs and develop an in-person de-escalation & cultural competency training course to be delivered across the United States. As a member of this interdisciplinary research group, the position will be responsible for project management especially involving regular project communications, conducting literature reviews, developing course content, managing datasets/data analysis using quantitative and qualitative software, engaging with stakeholders and fire & rescue service partners, and performing process/outcome evaluations.

This is a grant-funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon availability of funds. The position exists within an office setting, which is located at Drexel University’s University City campus in Philadelphia and may involve additional travel within and outside the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Occasional out-of-state travel is also possible to network with fire & rescue service organizations and attend conferences.

Essential Functions
  • Oversee effective communications with the project team, community members, funding agencies, and academic partners.
  • Plan and organize project team meetings & demonstrate experience in managing multiple projects with multiple team members.
  • Conduct and prepare findings from literature reviews for project reports and publications.
  • Assist with the design, collection, management and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Document project activities for interim and final reports.
  • Demonstrate facility with project evaluation.
  • Assist with presentations, publications, technical reports, and policy briefs disseminating project research.
  • Assist with grant budget oversight and reconciliation.
  • Quickly gain familiarity and knowledge of issues related to the fire service.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of public health research methods and work with masters-level and doctoral-level students through mentorship.
Required Qualifications
  • A Master of Public Health (MPH), a Master of Social work (MSW), or equivalent degree in a related field is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Public Health, related medical or research setting. Exceptions may be made for unpaid internships or community projects during a graduate program depending on the strength of the applicant’s references.
  • Previous experience with the fire service and in prevention research is highly desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Exemplary project management and time management skills are expected.

  • The Project Manager should have an advanced proficiency in both quantitative and qualitative public health research methods.

  • University City.
Additional Information Special Instructions to the Applicant
  • Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
  • Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.
Advertised:Nov 22 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Dec 30 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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