Project Coordinator Research
Arizona State University
College of Health Solutions MS
Campus: Downtown Phoenix
$21.12 - $25.96 per hour; DOE
This position will work closely and collaboratively with the leads and co-leads for the Metabolic Health Translational Team, the research team and other stakeholders to plan, direct, organize, and execute against project requirements; identifies and acquires necessary resources and coordinates efforts by all parties to ensure timely delivery of project outcomes in accordance with sponsoring source's expectations.
The Metabolic Health Translational Team (MHTT) is a group of individuals and organizations seeking to solve Arizona's growing epidemic of T2D and related cardiometabolic disorders through solutions-oriented research that prepares students to create new solutions, and engage with the community to collaboratively develop programs that have actual and sustainable impact on metabolic disease here in Arizona. Our team brings together researchers, educators, and students across the translational spectrum – basic, community and clinical, and population health – in order to speed the translation of science more rapidly into practice. Our team includes ASU and outside ASU affiliated members. Our vision for community engagement is to cyclically generate new ideas and identify needs, problems, and solutions in a collaborative fashion with an expanding group of community partners. We seek to partner with these entities on community-driven projects, sponsored research, and student placement and experiential activities. We seek to engage students in hands-on research experiences that specifically engage students across the translational spectrum, where we can teach them to be problem solvers that cross disciplinary lines.
Plans, develops, implements, and manages a project team through complete task definitions and work requirement identification and assignments.
Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project scope, strategy, budget, and outcomes; identifies critical resource expertise and targets appropriate internal and/or external sources to ensure optimal outcome(s).
Establishes and continually monitors/manages project expectations with team; assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness.
Prepares and maintains all project status reports and schedules; tracks milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies; re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.
Responds to all inquiries regarding project status; prepares and responds to all regulatory reporting/filings to ensure compliance. Manages, coaches, and supervises all project team members both internal and contracted to ensure optimal outcomes; builds, develops, and maintains relationships vital to project success.
Works collaboratively with Principal Investigator(s) to engage leadership, associated scientists and other research related staff to define and identify all required project infrastructure including, but not limited to: space, build/reconfiguration of laboratory facilities, equipment, technology and instrumentation to ensure timely availability for successful launch and ongoing project operations. Prepares all post-project reports, budget allocations and summaries/filings to ensure timely dissemination of information to all interested parties.
Coordinates project activities; assists in execution. Identifies trends, anticipates and responds to project risks and results. Organizes tasks, responsibilities and outcomes; documents activities and tracks progress.
Prepares and summarizes project budgets.
Fosters team effectiveness by acting to develop an environment that promotes the effectiveness and morale of the team.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and 2 years related experience; 1 of which is in project management.
Experience working on or applying for a Program Project.
Experience in clinical research trial management, translational and/or health science or training
Experience working with multidisciplinary teams.
Evidence of a CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management): Equivalent of 1 year of project management experience.
Evidence of a PMP (Project Management Professional): Equivalent of 2 years of project management experience.
Evidence of a PgMP (Program Management Professional): Equivalent of 4 years of project management experience.
Use basic math
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting
Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see, and hear
Use office equipment, i.e. printers, copiers, fax machines, telephones, and calculator
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, may include/subject to resolution conflicts
Use of software/computer equipment for extended periods
Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze and report data/results of tests conducted
Use an ASU or personal vehicle to travel to different campuses
The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances into practical interventions to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. CHS research programs encompass basic/discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. CHS takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. The college is highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented with an innovative organizational structure that includes translational teams, affinity networks, and academic programs to improve the health of people and communities.
The current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, executive and continuing education, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, the science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic’s Scottsdale campus.
For more information about ASU and the College of Health Solutions, visit http://about.asu.edu/ and https://chs.asu.edu
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Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
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Location/Region: Phoenix, AZ (85004)