Project Manager

CUNY SPH

Part-Time
Posted 2 months ago

The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (SPH) has a rapidly growing research portfolio, and is recruiting for a part-time Project Manager, whose work will be focused on the managing of a mixed methods project to build community based organizations’ capacity to foster health literacy in their New York City communities.  There will be opportunities to contribute to and advance data collection and dissemination.

The position start date is May 23, 2022 (or mutually agreed upon) with a 13-month hire commitment.  Further extension is dependent on funding availability, performance and research interests aligned with SPH.  This can be a partially remote position. The candidate must be based in the metro NYC area and available to come into the field during data collection or as needed.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with title and experience.

Specific duties include:

  • Oversee day-day study progress on ongoing studies including developing standard operating procedures, and other study protocols
  • Contribute to data management and preliminary statistical analyses
  • Work closely with the PI and collaborators to perform research and related support activities including (a) development, implementation, and management of research projects; and (b) preparation of drafts of regulatory protocols and progress reports, manuscripts, budgets, and grant applications
  • Responsible for data management and preliminary statistical analysis
  • Function as the point-of-contact for the CUNY side of the project, and handle study related communication, interacting with donors and stakeholders
  • Work with the community based organizations on quality improvement, recruitment, and data collection activities
  • Oversee and train data collectors who are conducting data collection in the field
  • Facilitate recurring conference calls with relevant stakeholders to discuss study progress and study activities
  • Coordinate administrative tasks for the investigator including protocol amendment changes and preparation of IRB documents to send to the regulatory specialist.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • PhD or Master’s degree (or in progress) in epidemiology, community health, psychology, or similar.
  • Extensive knowledge of community-based research, research design, data collection, quality control, and research compliance
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • High level of proficiency in computer applications with extensive knowledge of Microsoft programs and patient tracking databases

About the CUNY SPH: The mission of The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy is to provide a collaborative and accessible environment for excellence in education, research, and service in public health, to promote and sustain healthier populations in New York City and around the world, and to shape policy and practice in public health for all.

THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, E-VERIFY EMPLOYER.

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