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Project Manager
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College of Medicine
Human Genetics
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Position summary

Project Manager (Job Opening 442452) - Functions as the Project Manager for ongoing and emerging NIH-funded multisite clinical studies of the DCM Research Project in the Division of Human Genetics in the Department of Internal Medicine; DCM Research Project is a multipronged approach to discover and understand the genetic basis of cardiomyopathy, led by a Principal Investigator (PI); in collaboration with the PI implements plans to align strategies and initiatives to achieve study goals and objectives; directs, facilitates, and manages administrative operations of ongoing and emerging large NIH-funded multisite clinical studies; develops and carries out communications and strategies for planning, contracting, organizing, implementing and executing external research administrative aspects of the study with the 25+ clinical sites as well as OSU faculty collaborators and clinical research leadership at the OSU Principal Site; plans, administers and oversees annual research operations budget; tracks expenditures of active awards to maximize fiscal efficiency and effectiveness; directs social media content and coordination with external entities; oversees updating of study website content; participates in the planning and execution of OSU and external strategic and grant planning activities of research personnel at the clinical sites; implements, directs, assigns and monitors clinical team workflow, activities and productivity to ensure fulfillment of major research goals; collaborates with PI on planned and active research applications to the NIH and other entities to include developing and implementing new studies for the Consortium; coordinates preparation of new and revised NIH applications; assists with NIH communications to include process and progress reporting; participates in national investigator and coordinator meetings as needed; assists with the writing and submission of manuscripts, articles, abstracts and research reports for publication and presentation.

Education and experience

A Bachelor's degree in business administration, health sciences field or other relevant field or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; a Master's degree preferred; considerable business experience in an administrative and management capacity required; considerable knowledge of University and departmental policies, rules and regulations required; reasonable knowledge of accounting principles and applications required; considerable knowledge of clinical research regulations, guidelines and compliance preferred; outstanding interpersonal, communication, organizational and computer skills required; previous cardiovascular clinical or research experience preferred. Requires successful completion of a background check