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Program Manager - General Medicine


Program Manager - General Medicine

  • 528478
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 8 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

Working in the Division of General Medicine under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Program Manager will oversee multiple aspects of an NIH-sponsored multisite study as well as provide leadership and administrative direction, in collaboration with section leadership and divisional administration. Will support communications, provide personnel oversight, manage grant and non-grant financial accounts, move forward strategic initiatives and management of the day-to-day operations.


  • Supervise communications and logistics across multiple components of a multisite clinical study, including reading centers, and clinical sites.
  • Assist in training of research coordinators in standardized procedures, research techniques and methodologies.
  • Supervise and assist with development of training and educational material for assigned research protocols.
  • Collaborate with Grant Management team for budgeting, account reconciliation, and funds allocation.
  • Serve as a liaison with the management team of the Division of General Medicine for procurement of supplies, maintenance of petty cash accounts help by coordinators, and any other administrative task that lies between the management team of the division and the Principal Investigator.
  • Responsible for preparation of documents for renewals, modifications, yearly submissions, correspondence, and audits related to IRB for multiple ongoing NIH-sponsored research studies.
  • Ensure that regulatory compliance is met and that regulatory files are audit-ready.
  • Coordinate contracts with external vendors and monitoring deliverables and invoice processing.
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned/needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years related experience
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to exercise initiative and judgment
  • Team player with ability to thrive in busy office environment
  • Ability to think and write clearly and to edit materials accurately
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in administration, public health, health education, or a related field desirable
  • Fluency in Spanish highly desirable

Other Requirements

  • Participation in the medical surveillance program
    • Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
    • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Successful completion of applicable systems training requirements

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