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Research Project Manager

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Research Project Manager
Requisition Number RE24496
Working Title Research Project Manager/HEAL
Department Name 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 46
Salary Range $49,254-81,266/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MA

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University, state, and federal guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; ensuring work is detailed, accurate, and completed in a timely manner; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations both on campus and off campus; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.

Shift

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (40 hrs/wk)

Job Summary

This position is in direct support of the HEALing Communities Study, a four year grant aimed at reducing opioid overdose deaths by 40% in participating communities. As the Treatment Project Manager, incumbent will manage the day to day logistics of the Treatment Team, provide direct support to Treatment faculty and strategic management of the Treatment team in support of implementation of the Study’s CTH intervention, create standard operating procedures for treatment efforts, and manage cross workgroup communications. As the key point of contact and liaison for the treatment team and other study teams, incumbent will coordinate meetings and logistics, lead meetings as needed on behalf of study faculty and staff to educate stakeholders on study goals, progress, and outcomes. Supervising staff efforts, the incumbent will create standard operating procedures and manage memorandums of understanding in support of study interventions, constant quality improvement, and enhanced goal attainment.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 09/17/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Categories

Posted: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-10-11

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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