Project Manager

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Project Manager

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Position Type

Regular Full-Time


CI Cancer Institute Admin CCSG

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Position is a critical member of the Cancer Institute CCSG Administration Team. Position will ensure project goals and objectives are accomplished with established priorities, within desired time frames and with appropriate stakeholder engagement. Position will work on a variety of research administration projects and will work closely with other members of Cancer Institute administration, especially members of the CCSG team. Position may also work with Cancer Institute senior leaders and others across campus.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience









Project Management:

Responsible for conducting and contributing to essential research administration projects.

Works closely with other staff in Cancer Institute administration, especially the CCSG team, and may work with various Cancer Institute senior leaders and other individuals across the UAMS campus.

Responsible for maintaining internal documentation including policies, SOPs and workflows and CCSG-required documentation.

Assists with recruitment efforts as needed.

Assists with preparations for significant milestones in the attainment or maintenance of NCI designation (eg. hosting external advisory board and ad hoc meetings, preparing the CCSG, preparing for and hosting the CCSG NCI site visit).

Preparation of analytical and visually materials and tools:

Prepares visually dynamic materials for internal communication or presentations.

Creates surveys as needed to assist with evaluation of programs.

Meeting support:

Position provides administrative support to meetings including scheduling, agenda creation, catering, managing attendance, preparing meeting materials and taking minutes.

Other duties as assigned.









Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific field, communications, business, or related field plus five (5) years of project management or a High school diploma/GED plus nine (9) years of project management experience.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Must be able to build redcap surveys guide users on best practices.

Must be able to create visually dynamic documents, graphics and Powerpoint slides.

Must excel at formatting Word documents.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills required.

Must be a team player.

Ability to think critically and problem solve.

Must work well in a deadline-driven environment.

Must be well organized.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in research administration.

Experience generating and maintaining SOPs and/or policies.

Experience working with IT developers for reporting solutions.

Project management certification.






Physical Requirements



Stand: Occasionally

Sit: Continuously

Walk: Occasionally

Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally

Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less

Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently

Talk: Frequently

Hear: Frequently

Taste or smell: Never

Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously

Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment

Noise Level: Quiet

Visual Requirements: Not required

Hazards: None


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of a

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Job Posting: 3101389

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 07, 2021