Program Manager - Innovative Health Systems Initiatives

Job Description

Title: Program Manager – Innovative Health Systems Initiatives

Location: Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh

Posted Date: Apr 13, 2023

Organization: Pharm-Pharmacy & Therapeutics

Description: This position is for a Program Manager – Innovative Health System (IHS) Initiatives for the School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU). This position requires that the incumbent work in a highly independent manner. The incumbent will be responsible for working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to directly manage research and evaluation projects that include projects in the IHS portfolio. The incumbent will be responsible for: Managing 7-8 staff within PERU who are conducting its work; Utilizing the Systems Transformation Framework developed by PERU’s Director to guide implementation of all funded work and PERU’s operations; Developing, implementing and providing continual monitoring of strategic plans associated with IHS projects; Researching funding opportunities for continued financial support associated with IHS projects; Preparing grant proposals for submission to funding agencies by leading the writing and directing appropriate faculty and staff; Working with IHS entities and the Program Director to negotiate work to be conducted and communicate program progress, findings and needs; Facilitating related project contracts by evaluating collaborators, vendors, identifying terms and conditions, establishing scope of services and performance metrics; and Providing oversight and approval to faculty, staff and stakeholders on the development of study design.

Experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations is preferred. A commitment to achieving healthcare diversity, equity, and inclusion is a must. Pitt is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/veterans. Benefits include: A robust retirement savings plan option, including 100% match on employee contributions of 3-8% (150% after vesting) and enhanced match for those nearing retirement; 11 Paid Holidays; Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days; Additional Paid Time Off (Winter Recess) during the period between Christmas and the New Year; Paid Parental Leave; Above-average Employer Contribution toward Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, and LTD insurance plans; Flexible Work Schedules.

Master’s degree with at least five years of experience required. A degree in health sciences is preferred. Organizational and communication skills are essential. Additional years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements, per University guidelines.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Job Classification: Staff.Supervisor – Research Program Coordinator

Job Family: Research

Job Sub Family: Research Program Support

Campus: Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required: Master’s Degree

Work Schedule: Flexible Schedule

Work Arrangement: Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.

Hiring Range: TBD Based Upon Qualifications

Relocation_Offered: No

Visa Sponsorship Provided: No

Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable

Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample

Optional Documents: Not Applicable

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