The Research Program Manager (RPM) will manage wholly or in part multiple research and dissemination projects related to child and community mental health, including but not limited to multiple projects that fall under the auspices of the Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP) Program. Across projects, the individual will be responsible for creating and monitoring project timelines; developing work plans; collaborating with staff at multiple research sites; oversight of data collection activities; working closely with colleagues responsible for evaluation; and assisting in preparation and editing of scientific products of the research.
For the BHIPP program specifically, the individual will lead coordination of outreach and training efforts and will be responsible for development and maintenance of outreach and training materials. The RPM will also work with the evaluation lead to both design and execute evaluation activities (e.g., collection of qualitative and quantitative data via interviews and surveys). The RPM will be assisted by the project's research data manager and research assistant(s), whom the RPM will oversee.
Oversee the coordination and documentation of project functions.
Assist with development and ongoing maintenance of standard operating procedures and work plans.
Monitor project budgets and allocation of project resources.
Assure team productivity; develop and lead improvements in team functioning as required.
Responsible for hiring, orientation, training, and oversight of research staff.
Supervise one or more members of the research team.
Responsible for overall effective and efficient management of program activities.
Communicate regularly with principal investigators and collaborators to review overall study progress.
Establish regular communication systems between program sectors (e.g., between Hopkins site and University of Maryland site of the BHIPP program).
Develop and maintain community relations, including but not limited to relations with primary care providers located in practices around the state of Maryland.
Represent BHIPP in the public sphere (e.g., conferences, training events, etc.)
Manage marketing efforts, program e-newsletter, website development and maintenance, and social media maintenance.
Oversee program evaluation activities.
Assist with preparation of grant proposals, IRB proposals, peer-reviewed manuscripts, conference presentations, and progress reports to funding agencies and other stakeholders
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required.
Five (5) years of related experience and Demonstrated supervisory or lead responsibilities required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Master's degree or higher training in child psychology, social work, or public health preferred.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to manage multiple sites or projects at once.
Strong organizational skills, problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to multi-task and function independently.
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Strong networking and outreach skills.
Effective community relations skills.
Very strong desire to help children and families with behavioral health issues.
Experience with state funded projects/multisite research projects preferred.
Classified title: Research Program Manager
Working title: Research Program Manager
Role/Level/Range: ACRP 37.5/E/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: $52,494.96 - $72,212.64 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Fulltime
Employee Status: Exempt
Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 37.5hrs/Wk
Location: SOM Campus – Baltimore, MD
Department name: 10003136-SOM Psy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Personnel area (School): SOM – School of Medicine
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