Research Program Manager

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

In close coordination with the responsible PI(s), the Research Program Manager is responsible for supporting the development and management of a program(s) plan that aligns with the research program(s) objectives of NIH-supported research centers at JAX, including the provision of advanced administrative support to the center to effectively accomplish program activities. This position reports to the Director of Research Administration and Faculty Affairs and works closely with individual PIs in conjunction with NIH-supported research centers/programs at JAX. Working under limited supervision, the incumbent is responsible for supporting the development and management of a program(s) plan that aligns with the research program(s) objectives of NIH-supported research centers at JAX. Defines program requirements, identifies interdependencies with internal or external resources and/or service providers, and coordinates to receive their input. Develops and disseminates communications regarding the program, answers questions, tracks program progress, adoption, or performance, and provides ongoing reports to leadership/program sponsors.

This individual oversees all aspects of managerial and administrative support for assigned centers/programs, including, but not limited to support with publications, websites, site visits and annual reports, as well as outreach and communications initiatives with internal and external collaborators. They will coordinate staff, core, steering committee, and external advisory board (EAB) meetings while maintaining meeting minutes and assist with data collection and reporting, as needed. Acts as a liaison between the center/program scientific staff, external Center/Program-related resources and the Office of Sponsored Programs, Scientific Services, Information Technology, Human Resources, and other administrative areas of the institution as needed. For program development, the Research Program Manager plays a key role, in close coordination with the Center/Program PI, in planning long-term project objectives and is responsible for summarizing information and communicating to external collaborators where needed.

For project management, the incumbent sets goals and timelines, designs systems for tracking progress and keeping data records as required by the specifics of each project and schedules and prioritizes projects. He/she works closely with members of the scientific team within the centers who are responsible for daily activities associated with multiple projects on individual timelines, working together to improve systems, processes, and data collection. The Research Program Manager assists in developing funding requests, preparing the annual budget, and supports the development of project reports and manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals. While an advanced background in biological sciences is not required, a strong interest with some education in the sciences coupled with project management and advanced administrative support skills is expected.

The salary range is $59,429 - $86,172. Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Prioritize and set goals for accomplishing center's objectives. Oversees project coordination, execution, and completion.
Provides advanced administrative and project management support for data and sample collection, organization, and reporting in conjunction with NIH requirements and program-specific goals. Capable of collecting, organizing and extracting data from various sources and supporting digitization of reports as needed.
Serves as primary administrative contact for the Center arranging meetings, maintaining files, and providing logistical support for special events, meetings, and workshops.
Works closely with Center PI(s) and appropriate designees (such as Program Managers) to facilitate fulfillment of program objectives and requirements, including organizing meetings, preparing documents, tracking progress, and other activities to achieve the Center/Program's proposed research goals.
Works closely with the Office of Sponsored Programs to ensure timely, accurate and complete responses to NIH reporting requirements and requests for information
Assist in delivering data analyses and providing project reports.
Provide support with publications, grant writing, Center and lab websites, site visits, annual reports. Outreach and communications initiatives with internal and external collaborators

Bachelor's Degree required. Knowledge of genetics, biological sciences and statistics that would normally be acquired through a master's or a Ph.D. program is preferred.
Minimum of 5 years' experience and proven success in program management
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1085054

Posted On: May 30, 2024

Updated On: May 30, 2024

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