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Program Manager
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Program Manager

Plans, develops and executes ongoing program(s) that impacts a significant segment of the organization under occasional guidance.


+ Oversees thecreation, coordination and execution of the program.

+ Providesbudgetary management to the program.

+ Providestraining and guidance for individuals supporting the program.

+ Promotesgrowth and expansion of the program.

+ Theresponsibilities listed are a general overview of the position andadditional duties may be assigned

+ Run humansubjects program

+ Searchingpublic databases to locate infectious disease outbreaks

+ Contactingpublic health officials to locate survivors of infectious disease

+ Coordinationof international samples, including permits and import/export controldocuments

+ Enrolldonors in research studies

+ Assist inIRB creation and maintenance

+ Manageinternal donor database

+ Managelocation of human subjects samples in lab freezers

+ Initiate andrun One Health program

+ Networkwith animal/wildlife researchers to acquire animal blood and/or tissuesamples

+ Oversightof sample shipping including required permits and import/export controldocuments

+ Initiatelab work to process samples and track status of projects using samples

+ Other dutiesas assigned


_PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (INTERMEDIATE):_ - Planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives.

_PEER LEADERSHIP (INTERMEDIATE):_ - The ability to show leadership and influence people of equal rank in an effort to accomplish team goals.

_FINANCIAL PROCESSES (INTERMEDIATE):_ - Ability to monitor costs, expenses and revenue as well as the ability to manage those costs and expenses in relation to budgeted amounts.

_QUALITY MANAGEMENT (INTERMEDIATE):_ - Developing a systematic process of checking to see whether a process or service is meeting specific requirements.

_NETWORKING (INTERMEDIATE):_ - Build relationships through industry contacts, professional organizations and individuals.

_PROCESS IMPROVEMENT (INTERMEDIATE):_ - Identifies, analyzes and improves upon existing business processes for optimization and to meet standards of quality.


+ Organizational Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance.

+ Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment.

+ Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area.

+ Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.



+ - Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas.

+ - Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.

+ - Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences.


+ - Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.

+ - Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.

+ - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.


+ - Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.

+ - Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them.

+ - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring.


+ - Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.

+ - Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.

+ - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.


+ - Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.

+ - Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.

+ - Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 3 years relevant experience

**Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):**

**Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:**

+ Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


+ Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

+ Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

+ Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

+ Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

+ Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

+ Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

+ Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.


+ Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

+ Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

**Environmental Conditions**

+ Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

**Job** _Research_

**Organization:** _Vaccine Center 104201_

**Title:** _Program Manager_

**Location:** _TN-Nashville-Medical Research Bldg IV (MRB)_

**Requisition ID:** _1805329_

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