Project Coordinator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 09/26/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/26/2017
Working Title Project Coordinator
Job Classification Administrator II
Department Name 93600-UPCI Basic Research Administration
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135483
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Project Coordinator for the UPMC Hillman Cancer Institute project, “Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Cancer Survivors with Cognitive Dysfunction: Using Technology to Train Clinicians and Monitor Real World Outcomes of Evidence-Based Treatment to Improve Care”, sponsored by the Beckwith Institute.

This position requires a candidate with administrative skills for coordinating the project through keeping contact with key clinicians at our institution and other cancer centers, assuring compliance with data collection and security, and assuring compliance with privacy regulations in the management and use/analysis of data. The coordinator will work closely with the PI on developing a video conference training program that the PI will use to instruct other health professionals via a video conference workshop and develop an outcomes monitoring system using Qualtrics to track patient-reported outcomes (self-report questionnaires completed online).

The candidate is also required to have skills in managing Excel databases for data management and a good working knowledge of using the SPSS statistical analytics package. Experience with video conferencing is also required, or at least familiarity with video conferencing such as webinars and other training or teaching purposes of video conferencing.

NOTE: The hiring range is for full-time positions and will be prorated based on 50% effort.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

RedCap experience is highly desirable

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, Part-Time
Percent Effort 50
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Candidate will work at 50% effort at 18.75 hours per week.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours 18.75 hours per week
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 Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents