Project Manager- Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (Remote / Virtual) 15325
West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for Research Project Manager. Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute is the premier multidisciplinary institute for patient care, research, and teaching in West Virginia and the region. We celebrated the opening of our new Innovation Center on May 15, 2019. The RNI's flagship facilities are located on the Health Sciences campus in Morgantown, with more than 1,000 dedicated team members across five departments, patient care units, and research laboratories. Find out more about our outstanding works and contributions today at: https://wvumedicine.org/rni/rni-homepage/newsroom/About the Opportunity
As a Research Project Manager, you will support the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute team. You will be part of an exciting collaborative effort working towards solutions for optimal neurological health. In this role, your efforts will provide both immediate and long-term impact to improve the lives of West Virginians and others across the globe.
This position will be responsible for leading the design, coordination, improvement, and implementation of RNI's clinical and applied research initiatives. As the Research Project Manager, you must communicate project plans within RNI's multidisciplinary structure and between outside collaborative partners.
At WVU Research Corporation, we strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU Research Corporation offers a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to suit your needs.:
403(b) retirement savings with a fully vested 3% employee contribution match, (Employees have the option of contributing an additional 1-3% of their earnings to the plan, which is also matched by the WVURC)
Organize and coordinate RNI's clinical and applied research projects across RNI's internal departments and between external research and development partners.
Partner with senior executives to define project approach and ensure overall project plan will achieve objectives.
Oversee and monitor progress of RNI team members who are implementing project plans and providing support for various initiatives.
Present analysis and recommendation to decision makers in a succinct and organized manner, including identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to evaluate operational effectiveness.
Develop executive presentations for stakeholder communications on strategic initiatives progress, risks and budget results.
Review and analyze operational reports, summarize findings.
Determine most efficient and cost-effective means for gathering and analyzing data needed to support research and development goals and achieve growth through the accomplishment of long-range goals and objectives.
Monitor compliance and ensure adherence to all policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, or related field OR an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience
3 years of experience in project management
Proven experience as project manager and use of project management methodologies (i.e. agile, waterfall, lean, scrum).
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to problem solve and make appropriate decisions.
Effective communication, conflict resolution and problem resolution skills.
Ability to assist with the development of analyses of results.
Proven ability to document and refine complex processes to project plans.
Capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong organizational, leadership and time management skills.
Proficient in project management software (i.e. Microsoft Project, Basecamp, Workzone, Trello).
Project Management Certification
Previous Project Management experience in a Research setting
The WVURC was created as a not-for-profit corporation in 1985 to support research (R1) at West Virginia University. We provide evaluation, development, patenting, management, and marketing services for inventions of the faculty, staff and students of the University.
The WVURC receives and administers funds awarded by external agencies for research and other activities and is responsible for helping protect intellectual property through patents, copyrights and licensing agreements for start up companies based on University research.
West Virginia University Research Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We value diversity among its employees and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Aug 3, 2021
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 209563
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.