Project Manager, Clinical Research Operations
Wayne State University is searching for an experiencedProject Manager, Clinical Research Operationsat its Detroit campus location.
Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities which prepare students for success in a global society.
Essential functions (job duties):
Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes as well as collaborates with other healthcare professionals to provide health promotion and education.
This position manages multi-site federally funded projects and studies.
Establish processes that support projects and initiatives including: Create, maintain, and track site-specific progress for project start up as well as project continuation; proactively identifies barriers and develops strategies to overcome; conducts project evaluation, providing recommendations for continuous quality improvement; review and create data integrity checks and completion checks for project.
Communicate regularly with project team stakeholders and executive sponsors. Serve as a liaison with
internal departments and external sites including: schedule and coordinate meetings, conferences,
minutes and presentations for multiple projects/studies; schedule, coordinate, and conduct training
sessions regarding project including protocol and procedure training; respond to questions.
- Provide functional supervision. Participate in recruitment and selection of project personnel. Establish
work schedules, assign project tasks, and provide constructive feedback.
- Create and update manual of operations, data collection forms, and websites associated with the
project/study. Develop a knowledge of study specific procedures related to protocols approved by the
Institutional Review Board.
- Oversee funding and payment including: manage and track budget of the grants to assure compliance
with project guidelines; track invoices from sites to ensure proper invoicing and payment in compliance
with project budget.
Minimum 3+ years of Clinical research experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of good clinical practices for clinical research as defined by the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to build and maintain working relationships with internal and external partners.
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Strong organizational, time management and planning skills.
Flexible and adaptable change.
Ability to conduct multiple tasks or projects simultaneously.
Able to navigate computer systems and enter data into database.
Microsoft Office suite proficient.
REDCAP database proficient.
Demonstrated knowledge of all components of the research process as it pertains to clinical trials and studies including IRB procedures and processes, and data management.
Master's degree preferred. Formal project management certification from Project Management Institute preferred.
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- Compensation type: Annual Salary
Office setting with regular visits to external sites. Ability to work afterhours or weekends to meet study deadlines and requirements.
Background check requirements:
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.
Equal employment opportunity statement:
Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.