Research Project Manager 3

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Family and Community Medicine
Full/Part Time:


Manage and track budgets and resources to assure efforts are in compliance with project/study guidelines. Assist with preparation and submission of grants. Assist with coordination of all protocol and procedure training session. Oversee regulatory compliance issues such as tracking and recording protocol-specific certifications and procedure certification such as Human Subject Protection and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and record Institutional Review Board approvals, etc. Ensure specifications and source documentation are obtained for all studies from external organizations. Handle close out of studies. Coordinate the evaluation of procedures implemented during pilot studies to determine necessary design and logistical changes for main study. Ensure statistical and data management reports are generated and distributed in a timely fashion. Schedule, coordinate, and conduct training sessions about project/study. Develop, design and coordinate production and assist with the distribution of marketing materials for studies. Oversee updates of manual of operations, data collection forms and websites associated with project/study. Coordinate meetings, phone conferences, minutes and presentations for multiple projects/studies Coordinate project documentation such as conflict of interest and copyright forms for manuscript submissions. Coordinate required project documentation such as Certificates of Confidentiality and Investigational New Drug Applications and assist with regulatory reports. Organize, support, and provide follow-up to steering committees and other project sub-committees. Serve as liaison with internal departments and external entities. Perform data collection and data entry for studies. Assist in writing scientific papers for publication. Hire, train, supervise, assign work and evaluate support staff. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088