JOB SUMMARY: The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for overall day to day operation of the supplemental grant. This includes but is not limited to: monitoring progress toward meeting objectives of the program; developing materials for use within the program; conferring with the Principal Investigator (PI), Project Director (PD), and other CORE Center Directors, Coordinators, and staff to identify and resolve problems and implement the necessary changes. The Project Manager in conjunction with the Project Director will launch the pilot study, organize patient focus groups, including patient incentives, transportation, and data interpretation & dissemination. Develop databases and process evaluation reports related to the project’s organizational goals and objectives. Coordinate efforts with other projects at CORE working towards patient retention. Work with CRU regarding coordination of text reminders for patient appointments. The position is responsible for preparing and submitting program progress reports internally, as well as to the Federal Funder, the PI and the PD. Develop, implement, and provide patient education in related topics (e.g., medication adherence, relevant clinical indicators, etc.). Participate in all administrative meetings and staff development meetings, representing the grant’s 2018 activities, goals and outcomes.
The PM will coordinate with CRU, Registration, and PTM staff as needed to ensure system functions correctly.
The PM is responsible for facilitation of focus groups and other patient data collection.
Process and Outcomes Evaluations
The position is responsible for preparing and submitting program progress reports internally to PD, PI, and Executive Committee, and externally to the federal funder, and various external stakeholders.
Database creation, entry and management.
Promotes and explains the project and its objectives to colleagues and professional partners.
Represents the project at local/national meetings and disseminates program information and its findings.
Serves as a liaison between departments at CORE, Stroger, and other professional partners and stakeholders
QUALIFICATIONS - Knowledge/Skills/Experience
Minimal Formal Education Required Minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred. Minimal Length & Nature of Experience Required: Five years of experience working in program development and evaluation, budget management and supervision required. Experience with management of HRSA grants and the EHB preferred. Five years or more experience in the HIV field required. Must have strong communication (oral and written), organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills. Special Knowledge and Skills Preferred: Knowledge of HIV medication, treatment, and insurance limitations for treatment preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Ability to discuss and present data clearly using to a variety of audiences. Experience with Access database and Power BI is preferred. Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English).