Program Manager – Integrated Health System (IHS) Initiatives (Remote Pennsylvania)

Pittsburgh, PA

Posted: 2/8/23
Deadline: 4/7/23

About This Organization

University of Pittsburgh

Job Duties

Pharm-Pharmacy & Therapeutics – Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh – (23000900)

This position is for a Program Manager – Integrated Health System (IHS) Initiatives for the School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU). This position requires that the incumbent work in a highly independent manner. The incumbent will be responsible for working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to directly manage research and evaluation projects that include projects in the IHS portfolio. The incumbent will be responsible for: Managing 7-8 staff within PERU who are conducting its work; utilizing the Systems Transformation Framework developed by PERU’s Director to guide implementation of all funded work and PERU’s operations; developing, implementing and providing continual monitoring of strategic plans associated with IHS projects; researching funding opportunities for continued financial support associated with IHS projects; preparing grant proposals for submission to funding agencies by leading the writing and directing appropriate faculty and staff; working with IHS entities and the Program Director to negotiate work to be conducted and communicate program progress, findings, and needs; facilitating related project contracts by evaluating collaborators, vendors, identifying terms and conditions, establishing scope of services and performance metrics; and providing oversight and approval to faculty, staff, and stakeholders on the development of study design.

Master’s degree with five to six years of experience required. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted per university guidelines. A degree in health sciences is preferred. Organizational and communication skills are essential.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement.

Required Qualifications

Department Details Experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations is preferred. A commitment to achieving healthcare diversity, equity, and inclusion is a must. Pitt is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/veterans. Benefits include: A robust retirement savings plan option, including 100% match on employee contributions of 3-8% (150% after vesting) and enhanced match for those nearing retirement; 11 Paid Holidays; Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days; Additional Paid Time Off (Winter Recess) during the period between Christmas and the New Year; Paid Parental Leave; Above-average Employer Contribution toward Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, and LTD insurance plans; Flexible Work Schedules.
Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Research.V
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Master’s
Minimum Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule Flexiible Schedule
Work Arrangement Remote: Teams working from different locations (off-campus).
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample
Optional Documents Not Applicable

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