University of Utah Pediatric Project Manager III in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/16/2017

Requisition Number PRN14506B

Job Title Pediatric Project Manager III

Working Title Pediatric Project Manager III

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40 hrs/wk

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $47,600 to $79,699 DOE

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Project ManagerIII. This is an exciting opportunity to serve as a Project Manager for theNIHfunded Utah Trials Innovation Center (TIC). TheTICis part of an initiative to create the Trial Innovation Network as part of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program. This position provides opportunities to work with a high functioning, cutting edge team that will study, understand and improve multi-site translational research. Requires protocol development expertise and regulatory experience in working with Central IRBs. Autonomy, creativity, and critical thinking skills are strongly encouraged and welcomed.

The Pediatric Project ManagerIIIindependently manages and coordinates complex interventional network studies and trials at various clinical sites. Assists in the development of research projects, scientific study design, protocol development, data interpretation and analysis, training of research site personnel, and maintains regulatory compliance, patient safety, and data quality. Monitors the conduct and progress of studies to ensure compliance with established protocols and study timelines. Provides mentoring and leadership for junior team members. Licensed professionals may perform medical reviews and analyze or evaluate clinical data.


1.Assists network clinical investigators and research coordinators with the development of scientific research projects and oversees protocol development

2.Works with investigators to design data collection tools and other data elements.

3.Prepares, submits, and maintains regulatory documents and research correspondence

4.Assesses quality patient safety issues related to the data and develops intervention plans as necessary

5.Conducts site monitoring visits or assists with visits to clinical sites to ensure protocol and regulatory compliance, data quality, and patient safety

6.Completes detailed reports of monitoring findings

7.Analyzes and evaluates clinical data

8.Licensed professionals may be assigned medical reviews

9.Leads and mentors junior team members

10.Assists Project Director with all orientation and training of new team members

11.Must be able to perform the essential functions of level 1 and 2 Project Ma

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a health science field, or equivalency, credentialing as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), or Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) or other related certification,AND6 years clinical research experience that includes project management. Knowledge ofFDA,ICH, and other regulatory guidelines, experience in writing research materials, excellent leadership skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn new software programs.

Preference will be given to candidates having a Master’s degree in a health related area.

Depending on the area of assignment, current medical licensure may be preferred. Licensed professionals must have a current registration or licensure in the State of Utah as required by the profession.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.