Research Project Manager 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Nursing
Center for Nursing Research
Full/Part Time:


The College of Nursing is seeking an experienced team player to serve as a Research Project Manager for Program Evaluation and Research on a U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime funded initiative, “Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Teleforensic (SAFE-T) Center.” This essential position requires an exceptional individual who can provide project management oversight of efforts related to program evaluation and clinical research. This individual will work closely with the principal investigator, as well as numerous members of the SAFE-T Team. The research project manager will work with co-investigators and a research technologist to coordinate the delivery of a comprehensive evaluation of the SAFE-T Center program. Additionally, this person will organize team efforts surrounding clinical research needs at project partner site hospitals. This includes developing and nurturing relationships with project partners, managing Institutional Review Board (IRB) and National Institute of Justice (NIJ) research protocol submissions and modifications, supporting data collection efforts, coordinating development of database or data capture program, and providing summaries and reports to support grant funding requirements. This position may assist with administrative duties such as event planning, grant proposal writing, and expense reporting, to support team effort and to contribute to overall program success. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to communicate clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing, strong organizational skills, and proven record of success as a member of a professional team are desirable. Experience with IRB relations and REDCap are highly desirable. The SAFE-T Center is seeking an individual who is dedicated to high quality work, can independently assess project needs, and who is proactive in finding solutions and achieving program results. The successful candidate must maintain a high level of professionalism and ability to meet specific deadlines and demonstrate the ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. The individual must be able to work effectively with diverse populations and audiences. For positions in areas of high Latino populations, the ability to communicate in Spanish is desirable. Candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize effective collaboration with diverse communities are desired. Salary is competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Candidates will need to upload a resume/CV, copies of transcripts, statements of teaching and research experiences and interests, up to three relevant publications, and a list of references. This is a fixed-term position funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding based upon available funding.

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