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Research Program Manager

Company: Lifespan
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:Under supervision of the Director/Research Center Manager of the Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine (CBPM) the Center for Stress Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Research Program Manager provides administrative leadership and operational oversight for the STAR Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE).Responsibilities:In collaboration with the Director/Manager the Research Program Manager provides leadership through the administration execution and continued active development of the STAR COBRE. The position has direct responsibility for day-to-day management of all administrative and operational aspects of the STAR COBRE including research administration compliance tracking and reporting and program execution. The Research Program Manager works closely with the Center Director/Manager to successfully implement current and future programs and initiatives of the STAR COBRE.Serve as the administrative and operational lead for the STAR COBRE.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for STAR faculty project leads pilot projects staff affiliated partners members of the advisory committees local and national COBRE collaborations and NIGMS..
  • Develop and maintain STAR COBRE policies and procedures that are efficient yet comply with CBPM and hospital policies regulations procedures and objectives.
  • Plan coordinate document and ensure action item follow-through for STAR COBRE meetings including but not limited to the Executive Committee Internal Advisory Committee External Advisory Committee and Community Advisory Board.
  • Provide coordination and support for faculty recruitment.
  • Work with the Director/Manager to ensure the STAR COBRE consistently meets programmatic milestones and objectives according to established timelines.Manage all aspects of Grant Administration of the STAR COBRE.
  • Serve as the primary liaison with the Lifespan Office of Research (Grants and Contracts and Research Protections) personnel for all STAR COBRE matters.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of NIH guidelines and reporting requirements and oversee and ensure compliance with NIH special terms and conditions for all projects including NIH-defined Clinical Trials.Lead all elements of the annual Progress Report preparation and submission to NIGMS to ensure timely and complete reporting into eRA Commons ASSIST SIRS and other required systems.
  • Assist in the financial planning process the development of accurate financial projections and management of STAR COBRE budgets.Manage all aspects of Tracking and Evaluation for the STAR COBRE.
  • Work closely with the Director and STAR COBRE leadership to establish measurement frameworks for program metrics including performance of Project Leads Pilot Projects Cores and advisory bodies
  • Develop effective processes for collecting storing and reporting these data.Manage the STAR Pilot Project Program.
  • Develop and maintain the call for proposals application process and administrative aspects of the selection and approval process for the STAR Pilot Project Award program.
  • Coordinate with Awardees and Lifespan Office of Research on the activation distribution and close-out of Pilot Projects.
  • Coordinate and support all internal meetings with the Pilot Project Awardees and STAR faculty.
  • Work with Awardees to monitor and track spending.
    Manage the planning coordination and execution of STAR events and initiatives including the STAR Research Series and the Annual Research Symposium.Work with the Director/Manager COBRE Faculty and other resources to develop and build STAR COBRE Communication channels (website newsletters social media).Perform other duties special projects and reports as assigned by the Director/Manager.Other information:BASIC KNOWLEDGE:Advanced knowledge of financial and business management as it relates to research.Ability to quickly learn and adapt to accommodate STAR priorities and initiatives.Ability to act as an agent who drives action and productivity.Fluency using and understanding data to inform decision making.Ability to promote a culturally and ethnically diverse environment.EXPERIENCE:Masters degree or equivalent experience.5+ years of directly related experience working in grant-funded research with solid administrative financial supervisory and business management experience.Intermediate computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and comfort with databases.Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail.Outstanding problem-solving planning and management skills with experience in organizing systems and people.Strong interpersonal and leadership skills including verbal and written communication skills.Ability to work with a variety of people and organizations in a collegial way.WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Able to function in an office and virtual environnent. Requires walking navigation of stairs and standing intermittently throughout the day. Sufficient visual acuity and manual dexterity to use computer and other common equipment.INDEPENDENT ACTION:Performs independently within the Departments policies and practices.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:Directly supervise 1-2 members of the STAR COBRE team.Indirectly oversee the activities of 15-20 STAR COBRE team members including staff faculty and trainees.Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:ProvidenceWork Type: Full TimeShift: Shift 1Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan, Providence , Research Program Manager, Executive , Providence, Rhode Island

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