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

Open Date 03/19/2021

Requisition Number PRN25591B

Job Title Pediatric Project Manager II

Working Title Pediatric Project Manager II

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

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

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Project Manager II. This is an exciting opportunity to serve as a Project Manager II for the NIH funded Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network ( CPCCRN ) and the Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Learning Consortium ( PCPLC ). CPCCRN is a collaborative research network aimed to improve the care children receive under critical care. PCPLC is a collaborative research consortium of surgeons, scientists, and other specialists aimed at improving care for children with pediatric colorectal disease. PCPLC maintains the first comprehensive database on the management of pediatric colorectal disease in North America. In this position, there are opportunities to work with a high functioning, cutting edge team that will study, understand and improve multi-site translational research.

Independently manages and coordinates research network studies and trials at various clinical sites. Assists in the development of research projects, scientific study design, data interpretation, 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.

Licensed professionals may perform medical reviews and analyze or evaluate clinical data.

The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package with extensive healthcare options, 14.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately, and paid time off. Current benefit information is available at

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.


1.Independently provides oversight for all aspects of study conduct, regulatory compliance, and record-keeping processes at the site or institution level.

2.Assures regulatory compliance for the data coordinating center.

3.Maintains research data files and regulatory documents for all clinical trial sites.

4.Identifies and creates queries to improve data capture and assists in developing methods to clarify/clean existing data.

5.Reviews site monitoring reports and discusses findings with Study Investigators and offers suggestions and solutions to problems, concerns, or recurrent trends or themes.

6.Assures that adverse events are reported to the sponsor.

7.Reviews site records for accuracy regarding test article accountability.

8.Develops study specific network guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.

9.Organizes study trainings and gives presentations to employees and other research coordinators on good clinical practices and study procedure implementation.

10.Acts as liaison between study Investigators and sponsors to communicate and resolve issues.

11.Assumes considerable leadership responsibilities of studies throughout the network.

12.Provides feedback on study site performance, compliance, and data quality.

13.Makes recommendations regarding site disciplinary actions, which may result in site monitoring visits, suspension, or discontinuation of a study site.

14.Performs remote site monitoring activities independently.

15.Licensed professionals may be assigned medical reviews.

16. Must be able to perform the essential functions of a Level 1 Project Manager.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a health science field, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). 4 years of clinical research experience that includes project management is also required. Experience with human subjects research, good leadership skills, and working knowledge of FDA , ICH , and other regulatory compliance are also required. Must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn new software programs such as electronic data capture software.

Credentialing as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator ( CCRC ), Certified Clinical Research Professional ( CCRP ), Certified Clinical Research Associate ( CCRA ) or other related certification is highly preferred, along with experience in the specific clinical research 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.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


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”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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