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The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for management of day to day operations of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) TA Evaluation Project, which is a national, multi-site evaluation of technical assistance provided to the more than 300 grantees funded under HRSAs RCORP grant programs: Planning, Implementation, MAT Expansion, NAS, and Psychostimulant Support. The PM will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator and co-manager to implement participant recruitment, data collection, analysis, and dissemination.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
1) support the development of standard operating procedures (SOP) and associated protocol documents
2) oversee evaluation activities to ensure the RCORP TA Evaluation team is adhering to the SOP
3) manage tools to ensure collection of critical information about upcoming TA events from the TA provider
4) monitor the evaluation of TA events across multiple quarters
5) provide oversight to the senior research assistants and student workers in conducting literature reviews, building survey instruments in Qualtrics, data collection, coding qualitative data in NVivo, and other associated research tasks.
The PM will attend RCORP team meetings as well as attend stakeholder meetings with HRSA and the TA provider. The PM must also be willing to travel within the US for meetings with HRSA and the TA provider in DC and conferences and be comfortable collaborating with multiple partners and stakeholders. Under direction of the principal investigator and in collaboration with HRSA and the co-manager, the PM will prepare reports and manuscripts for different RCORP audiences including Federal partners, the TA provider, grantees, the academic community, and other stakeholders.
Develop standard operating procedures and associated protocols
Day to day management and oversight of evaluation activities including scheduling, tracking, and monitoring data collection for multi-year RCORP TA Evaluation project participants including surveys, interviews, and site visits to ensure execution of award milestones and deliverables, and management of the shared email inbox
Oversight of senior research assistants and student workers in conducting literature reviews, building survey instruments in Qualtrics, coding qualitative data in NVivo, and other associated research tasks
Attend all RCORP related meetings
Consent and conduct qualitative interviews and provide training and oversight of RCORP team members who are consenting and conducting qualitative interviews
Assist in grant applications, manuscripts, and other dissemination reports
Masters degree with major courses in relevant field and 3 years of relevant experience. OR Bachelors degree with major courses in field of research and 5 years of relevant experience
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Database creation; Excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to work independently and to lead teams in a multi-task environment
5 years experience in research or project/program management and coordination
Experience with community partners addressing opioid use disorders in rural communities
Familiarity with Qualtrics and NVivo software, strong writing and data visualization skills
Experience with statistical programming to analyze large data sets
This position may be remote, or hybrid (part time remote/part time in person).
Travel for site visits in rural communities in the US may be required.
Potential travel to conferences and Washington DC for stakeholder meetings
Physical demands & equipment usage:
Candidate must be able to use laptop computer or workstation and have the ability to work remotely.
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