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Boston University PROJECT MANAGER, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Project Manager will direct and oversee the work of a major NIH funded clinical trial. The grant, titled "Can A Youth Civic Leadership, Engagement and Mindfulness Program Reduce Structural Racism, and Support Functioning and Well-being for Youth of Color?" will study the implantation of a civic engagement and mindfulness afterschool program at sites in Boston and Chicago. The Project Manager will work closely with researchers and collaborators to manage the daily activities of the project, including initial implementation of study activities, and partnership with community partners. The Project Manager will oversee project staff and troubleshoot problems that arise over the course of the study. They will collaborate in discussions with the community partners to establish research systems and protocols, and will support this process throughout the intervention testing and evaluation of feasibility and sustainability. They will take part in the adaptation and preparation of key materials, interview guides, manuals and resources for the project, including overseeing translations and ensuring IRB approvals across study sites are up to date.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • 1 to 3 years related experience.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Self-starter with excellent organizational and communications skills.

  • Must do well with multitasking and synthesizing information and details.

  • Experience in a research setting, preferably with federal grants.

  • Supervisory experience and experience working with diverse populations desirable.

  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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