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Research Project Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/18/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/13/2017
Working Title Research Project Manager
Job Classification Administrator III
Department Name 33204-Pharm-Pharmacy & Therapeutics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135337
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) is seeking a Research Project Manager with direct report to the Associate Director. The Research Project Manager is a lead role designed to support the Associate Director in administration and project management.

The Research Project Manager will provide oversight to PERU’s account portfolio, administer pre- and post-awards, and assist in the operation of funded initiatives by developing materials, establishing quality assurance metrics, and reporting. The position requires the incumbent to work in a highly independent manner and have experience managing a large research/evaluation portfolio.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Master’s degree (MBA) preferred. Three to five years project management and/or fiscal management experience, including supervisory and senior level work experience. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related discipline.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree with 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years' experience do you have in cost accounting, financial analysis or a related field?
    • Less than 5 years
    • Between 5 - 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  3. * Describe your management style

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How do you organize a large project? Give an example of a large project you organized in the past.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  6. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter