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Project Manager

Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center

Project Manager

  • 525585
  • Medical Center
  • Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: May 9 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

The Project Manager will provide logistical, administrative, supervisory, and data quality support for a community-based research study. This position requires outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to be organized and multitask.



The Project Manager will work at the Taub Institute and Sergievsky Center in an intergenerational study of memory and Alzheimer’s disease. Under the supervision of the project lead investigators, the incumbent will supervise study staff and manage all project activities. These responsibilities include implementation of study protocol procedures and overseeing the work of the participant recruiters and at least three interviewers, who will conduct in-person and remote visits, brain imaging studies of PET and MRI, blood draws, and telephone interviews of study participants. The manager will be trained to administer and certify interviewers on standardized interviews of medical and family history, every-day functioning, neuropsychological testing, blood collection, and facilitating participation in an imaging study. The project manager will be certified to assess capacity to consent and obtain informed consent in this minimal risk study following Institutional Review Board policies and regulations, and will help to manage IRB protocols for the main study and ancillary studies. The project manager will be accountable for complete and timely implementation of study procedures for all participants and be responsible for overseeing data management duties, generating weekly reports of study activities, overseeing the completion of medical questionnaires, scoring, organizing, filing, data entry and cleaning, photocopying materials and preparing biological samples. Other duties pertain to data processing and quality control. They will also manage petty cash for study participation. They will assist in the training of volunteers. This work will take place under the limited supervision of the principal investigators.


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required

4 years related experience

Fluency in both English and Spanish

 Ability to work flexible hours is required including evenings and weekends.


Preferred Qualifications

This work will take place under the limited supervision of the principal investigators. Experience managing large studies and supervising study staff are highly desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.


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