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Project Manager

Posting ID 115911
Department Occupational & Environmental Health/College of Public Health
Jobcode Research Associate
Working Title Project Manager
Details

Percent time: 25% position (10 hours per week).

Position end date is September 29, 2019.

Pay is commensurate with experience, starting at $19.82 per hour.

Position Specific Summary

This is a project management position primarily responsible for overseeing field data collection for an agricultural injury study. Specific responsibilities include: developing field data collection protocols and procedures, maintaining the cash handling plan according to University of Iowa requirements for paying participant incentives, developing and maintaining a data tracking system for participant sampling and recruitment, managing field data (e.g., performing quality checks), managing project resources, assisting in the completion of progress reports and other reporting documentation, preparing agendas for weekly project meetings, and managing two field staff.

Key Areas of Responsibilities and Specific Job Tasks

Research

Oversee a primary data collection epidemiologic research study, including developing field data collection protocols and procedures, developing data collection instruments, developing and maintaining a data tracking system for participant sampling and recruitment, and managing field data collection

Conduct literature searches using common library databases (e.g., PubMed) and summarize the literature.

Experiments, Investigations, Evaluations

Assure fidelity to field data collection protocols.

Monitor field data collection activity and quality.

Collect, Analyze and Summarize Data; Prepare Reports; Contribute to Manuscripts, Publications

Oversee data collection.

Initiate the design and content for materials mailed and communicated to study participants.

Develop summary reports for study participants.

Perform data management and coding of qualitative and quantitative data.

Assist in completing progress reports and other reporting documentation to the funding source.

Assist in preparing publications and presentations.

Administrative and Project Management

Manage project resources.

Maintain a cash handling plan according to University of Iowa requirements for paying participant incentives.

Communicate with and prepare materials for Iowa Social Science Research Center (service center screening and recruiting study participants).

Prepare agendas for weekly project meetings.

Assist in the planning and preparation of budgets.

Assure safety and compliance; respond to compliance and safety violations.

Facilities and Equipment Management

Manage project resources.

Supervision/Staffing

Manage two field staff.

Participate in hiring, developing and managing the performance of staff.

Assure staff are compliant with UI policies and procedures.

Position Qualifications

Education or Equivalency Required

A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Agricultural Safety and Health or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Required Qualifications

A minimum of 2 years of project management experience in public health or medical/clinical research.

Ability to travel throughout Iowa and provide valid U.S. driver’s license and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Standards.

Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience supervising staff and/or students.

Demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills.

Experience with personal computers and a working knowledge of word processing (Word) and database management software (RedCap or Access).

Desirable Qualifications

Master’s degree in Public Health or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of farming and/or agricultural populations.

Contact CARRI CASTEEL
Phone: 319-384-4338
Email: carri-casteel@uiowa.edu
Application Instructions Send resume with 3 references listed and cover letter via email to carri-casteel@uiowa.edu.
Ad Start Date 01/09/2019
Ad End Date 02/28/2019