Research Project Manager 2

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


Penn State College of Medicine Department of Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to oversee departmental research support. Qualified candidates will demonstrate project management experience, including prior supervisory experience. The research support manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of operations for research within the department. This includes development and oversight of research infrastructure and workflow processes, budget management, maintenance of collaborative relationships across multiple divisions within the Department as well as other College entities, and preparation and submission of research reports. Further, the research support manager will be responsible for following recommended approaches to assigned work to facilitate achievement of desired results; practicing positive approaches to problem solving; and evaluating recommended changes/improvements to quality improvement processes, procedures, policies and plans. Other responsibilities may include exploring funding opportunities and instituting resulting strategic imperatives; reviewing the completed work of others to verify technical soundness and adherence to deadlines; coaching, mentoring, and motivating staff in a fair and consistent manner to achieve goals; representing department research interests at meetings; and writing regular departmental research reports. Qualified candidates will be detail oriented, produce high quality work, communicate clearly and accurately, both verbally and in writing, demonstrate strong planning and organizational skills, and participate in and support team decisions and team responsibilities. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters level preferred. This is a fixed term appointment funded one year from date of hire with the possibility of refunding.

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