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
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
- 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
- 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
- Demonstrate knowledge of public health research methods and
work with masters-level and doctoral-level students through
Special Instructions to the Applicant
- 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
- Exemplary project management and time management skills are
- The Project Manager should have an advanced proficiency in both
quantitative and qualitative public health research methods.
- 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
Nov 22 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Dec 30 2022 Eastern Standard Time