Posting Summary: The Global Infectious Diseases Institute at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time, staff position with the title Program Manager. The Global Infectious Disease Institute is a new pan-University Institute whose mission is to connect researchers from across Grounds to spark new transdisciplinary research activities on the most pressing and prominent infectious diseases affecting human health worldwide. Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree or PhD in infectious diseases, global health, public policy, or related discipline is preferred. The Program Manager will work closely with the Director to organize and manage the research pursuits of the Institute.
For additional information please contact GlobalIDInstituteSearch@virginia.edu
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Degree in related field
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's or doctoral degree in fields germane to the Institute's research agenda, such as infectious diseases, public health, global health, or public policy
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: At least four years of relevant experience, including but not limited to academic collaborative research involving multiple stakeholders, or with governmental or non-governmental entities in areas such as global health, public policy, and research in the sciences or social sciences.
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience developing and implementing educational activities for trainees (undergraduate through postdoctoral) Experience with fundraising/advancement Experience with crafting a social media presence Experience working with international partners
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Education or training in infectious diseases, global health, public policy, or related fields. - Experience with submitting grant applications to federal agencies and other entities - Ability to plan complex information and provide specialized advice; to manage the activities of the team or program; and to align program with University, state, and federal policies and regulations. - Excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. Proven ability to clearly articulate specific information in area of research, along with the team mission, vision, and goals. - Excellent organizational and management skills - Experience with successfully building, leading, motivating, and assessing, professional teams. - Proven ability to advise team on the implementation and modification of technological components of specific area of expertise. Demonstrate ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information for senior University leaders; and to oversee team training and access University systems
Required Computer Applications: - Working familiarity with standard office programs (Microsoft Office or equivalent) required - Demonstrate ability to evaluate and learn new software, tools, and procedures
Preferred Computer Applications: Graphic software (Adobe suite or equivalent) preferred, web management software (Drupal) preferred, familiarity with standard social media platforms preferred
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.