Job Description

The School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona at A.T. Still University is seeking a Post Award Project Manager who will be responsible for ensuring the timely and compliant management/implementation of a sponsored project of broad scope and high priority related to medical education and family medicine residency. The grant-funded Project Manager will report directly to the ATSU-SOMA Director, Faculty Development. S/he will oversee and manage all aspects of the funded project for programmatic and fiscal compliance, and will collaborate with the Project Investigator/Project Director (PI/PD) and grants management staff to achieve the project’s stated objectives, methodology, data collection/analysis, evaluation, and outcomes dissemination--including reporting and publishing.

The responsibilities of the Project Manager will include, but will not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • The project manager will work, on a day-to-day basis, with the project team to:
    • Convene/conduct project advisory committee meetings, subcommittee/team meetings, and other grant-funded or grant-specific events
    • Assess and secure grant-specific facilities, equipment, and other resources to accomplish all grant-funded goals, objectives, and activities
    • Manage, oversee, and track travel and other requirements for both internal and external project personnel
      Assist with curriculum-related tasks, such as
    • Work alongside project leaders/faculty to develop and implement needs/interest surveys for pre- and post-assessment of related sponsored project activities; as well as assist in compiling related data for analyses
    • Track and report on all sponsored project data, outcomes, etc., being accountable to the PI/PD, ATSU Sponsored Programs, and ultimately the external sponsor of the grant(s)
  • Collaborate with the PI/PD in co-authoring project-related manuscripts, publications, and other dissemination work
  • Oversee and manage all programmatic and budgetary compliance specific to the designated sponsored project(s)
    • Monitor emerging policy guidance and participate in funding source and industry technical assistance calls/webinars
  • Lead in the preparation of progress reports, competing/continuation grant applications, and other required grant reports/documents
    • Learn and manage required electronic reporting systems
  • Facilitate, activate, and oversee the grant budget, expenditures, and sub-awards/contracts
    • Provide subrecipient monitoring and oversight as required by policy
  • Assist with curriculum related duties, such as collaborating with faculty, staff, external consultants in the production, delivery, and assessment of relevant academic/project-specific material, managing curriculum content on learning management systems, and tracking learning outcomes.
  • Assist PI/PDs and the University’s sponsored programs team in identifying emerging program priorities/needs and developing complementary grant proposals. Identify emerging opportunities for intra-institution collaboration.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, skills, and accomplishments:

  • The project manager should have 2-3 years of experience
    • (1) with project/grants management; budgeting/accounting; data tracking/assessment, competitive/technical writing, program development, proofreading, and editing;
    • (2) in a highly productive and sometimes stressful environment;
    • (3) working independently and in a team environment; and
    • (4) with managing multiple deadlines and priorities;
    • (5) Familiarity with higher education/academic medicine and/or health care/research processes.
  • Previous publishing/writing desirable but not mandatory.

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