Research Project Manager

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – K – Exempt
  • 04 – L – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


The Research Project Manager will support all functions of the growing Translational Brain Research Center (TBRC). They will collaborate closely with the Center leadership to support the implementation of existing activities/grants/projects, oversee Institutional Review Board (IRB) and regulatory documentation and compliance, and strategize the overall development and functioning of the TBRC and its mission. Coordinate grant submissions; coordinate and oversee IRB and regulatory documentation and compliance for the various projects ongoing or initiated at the Center. Manage Center projects (funded by grants or clinical trials) from initiation to closeout. Oversee human subject recruitment, retention, and coordination; database development, data entry, conduct data queries. Track grant/project timelines and milestones, strategize overall functioning of the TBRC and its mission. Maximize existing expertise and resources; supervise study coordinators. Facilitate meetings for the Center, including creation of agendas, documentation of discussions/resolutions/decisions. Following through on next steps/tasks. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-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