Research Project Manager

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:
  • 01 – I – Exempt
  • 02 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


This position is designed to oversee the execution of clinical trials for the department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This position requires knowledge of registering and enrolling patients eligible to participate in clinical trials; complete all clinical study visits; managing the studies; extracting, compiling, evaluating and submitting data; monitoring study compliance and patient related outcomes; providing information and feedback on designated clinical trials; coordinating the data management systems and administering protocol operations within the institution. In addition, this position involves working independently (with minimal supervision) on complex work assignments. Perform clinical research in collaboration with other medical and nursing personnel and ancillary departments. Perform laboratory procedures including blood, tissue and/or body fluid collection, study drug infusions, processing and shipment of specimens to central laboratories. Complete protocol specified procedures. ACRP or SoCRA certification helpful. Proficiency in time management, attention to detail and organization is critical to ensure effective and efficient data management. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required This job will be filled as a level 1, or level 2, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 1. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. 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