This position will be based on the Stanford campus and is a hybrid of working on-site and working from home, subject to operational need.
The Stanford-Surgery Policy Improvement Research and Education (S-SPIRE) Unit is committed to:
Improving the value of healthcare through research that informs policy and implementation;
Promoting a surgical health services research community through mentorship and collaboration;
Developing innovative mixed methodologies.
Our interdisciplinary team includes clinical and research faculty with expertise in implementation science, health economics, bioinformatics, and quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methodologies.
We are seeking a highly motivated, hard-working, professional Project Manager to be responsible for planning, overseeing, and completing externally funded research projects as well as special projects for S-SPIRE and research in the Department of Surgery. The PM will assist with developing plans, procedures, and policies for acquisition of funding and for conducting research projects. Additional responsibilities include writing detailed project plans, coordinating and supervising data collection/analysis/documentation and dissemination, setting and meeting milestones, ensuring communication among team members, knowledge of and assistance with adherence to the project budget, supervising support staff, ensuring compliance with regulations and policies.
Oversee and administer research activities by evaluating academic programs, making recommendations that impact policies and programs, and coordinating and implementing changes.
Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends to determine program effectiveness; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program.
Teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses. Create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. Make recommendations for course improvements.
Write and edit content for proposals, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities under the general direction of PI. Assist with the development of research grants, (i.e., may suggest new funding opportunities, write portions of grants, and/or summarize data for grant support).
Represent the program or function as the key contact and subject matter expert within the department, unit or school and develop communications for internal and external constituencies. Organize and/or participate in outreach activities such as events, partnerships, fundraising, training, and conferences. Lead workshops and facilitate meetings.
Monitor expenses, budgets, and finances of the program. Make recommendations on funding based on program spend.
May oversee and train staff and student workers.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Familiarity with an academic environment and medical school and/or healthcare /clinical environment
Ability to understand scientific literature, experimental procedures and their limitations, and current needs of the research community.
Ability to learn and utilize relational databases, data integration, and statistics.
Statistical skills & experience with SAS, SPSS, R.
Understanding of research and regulatory environment, clinical research, and related policies including ethical oversight and institutional review boards.
Demonstrated success with crafting and vetting a variety of strategies for project development and expansion within grant funding guidelines, meeting funder deliverables and aligning with organizational mission and aim.
Excellent organization and time-management skills.
Ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Strong written and oral English communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Master's degree in Public Health or a similar field and at least three years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience including supervision of research staff and experience with health services and clinical research.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
Ability to oversee and provide basic direction to staff.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs.
Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
May travel locally.
Occasional overnight travel.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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