Project Manager, Community Engagement and Outreach Core

Brown University

Job Description:

This position’s primary responsibility will be to manage special projects for the Rhode Island IDeA CTR grant, Advance-CTR. The incumbent will work closely with the Administrative Director and Community Engagement and Outreach Core leaders to manage the development, implementation and evaluation of community engagement projects/programs that support and educate clinical translational researchers in Rhode Island. The incumbent plays a key role as a member of a centralized Administrative Core that acts as a service hub to facilitate collaboration and coordination of clinical translational research across institutional boundaries. The incumbent is responsible for Project Management of Advance-CTR Community Engagement and Outreach initiatives, and in implementing alternate strategies to ensure continuous improvement. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing supplemental projects that augment the core IDeA CTR grant.

Advance Clinical and Translational Research (Advance-CTR) was established in 2016 through receipt of an IDeA- CTR Award from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences. Advance-CTR is a statewide hub supporting clinical and translational researchers in Rhode Island by providing funding, services, and professional development opportunities. We strive to fuel discoveries that improve the overall health in the state.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 7/31/2026 which may be extended based upon available funding.

• Required: Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years’ experience in grant project management, preferably in an academic/medical research environment.
• Preferred: Master’s degree
• or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Experience with electronic tracking and data acquisition, and interpretation and presentation of results.
• Experience in project or program evaluation is preferred.
• Experience with Workday and COEUS is preferred.
• Spanish fluency is a plus
• Preferred history of overseeing community partnerships
• Conversant in RI health priorities and current events

Job Competencies

  • Knowledge of Human Research Protections policies and regulations, and experience with IRB submissions is preferred.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community
  • Understanding how long-term investments in infrastructure building with community organizations can elevate the voices of underserved communities in the scientific enterprise
  • Willing and able to work with diverse patient, research and government stakeholders
  • Deep appreciation for cultural diversity and ability to work with many diverse populations

Criminal and education background check required

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Job Posting Title:
Project Manager, Community Engagement and Outreach Core

BioMed Clinical Affairs

Grade 10

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Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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Full time

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Position Work Location:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
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