The Clinical Research Project Manager has advanced level experience with clinical research project management activities, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment to independently coordinate, direct, and ensure follow through for overall administration and outcomes of the US POINTER site in Northern CA, a multidomain behavioral intervention trial to prevent cognitive decline sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association.
- SoCRA or ACRP Certification.
- A Bachelor degree in public health/related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience in managing large, multidisciplinary research teams: maintain high levels of quality control, reliability, meet deadlines, manage research team tasks, and budgets.
- Specific experience coordinating and managing large, multidisciplinary research healthcare research projects.
- Experience working with faculty experts from multiple disciplines including clinical medicine, statistics, and the social sciences.
- Knowledge to consult and work collaboratively with Principal Investigators and external consultants from varied disciplines, foundations, and granting/contracting agencies (e.g., Alzheimer's Association, NIH, the state of California) regarding projects, problems, and problem-solving.
- Working knowledge of health, clinical, or lifestyle research or evaluation design, conduct, and analysis.
- Skills to troubleshoot data fidelity issues and recommend analytic strategies manage and correct data preparation, entry, and cleaning.
- Experience with tracking systems and recruitment strategies which encourage diverse participants.
- Experience providing research, administrative, and technical knowledge to research staff.
- Experience with IRB processes and writing protocols, modifications and renewal applications for human subjects committee approval.
- Skills to determine correct methods and strategies to effect viable solutions and provide the development expertise to implement them.
- Experience writing summaries of healthcare research findings and analyses, preparing draft abstracts and manuscripts for dissemination to the scientific and policy community.
- Experience in financial analysis, forecasting and strategic planning to analyze quantitative aspects of fiscal and budgetary issues and compile financial data and reports.
- Experience solving problems and facilitating collaborations.
- Master Degree in public health/related field highly preferred.
- Knowledge of project management principles and concept highly preferred..
- Experience with mobile software, phone applications and innovative data collection methods highly preferred..
- Proficiency with WORD, Excel, and statistical programs such as SAS, STATA, and SPSS highly preferred.
- Experience working with a variety of stakeholders with different priorities for project outcomes highly preferred.
- Experience working independently with excellent decision-making skills highly preferred.
- Knowledge of grants and funding sources highly preferred.
- Knowledge of University policies and procedures highly preferred.