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This is a part-time term-limited position due to funding.

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.



The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN) is seeking a part-time Project Intermediate Manager who will be responsible under the direction of the PI, for the planning, implementation and management of a T32 institutional training program for pre and post-doctoral fellows entitled “Complexity: Innovations in Promoting Health and Safety.” The successful candidate will work with the Program Director and Associate Program Director to implement a suite of programmatic  activities including marketing the program, coordinating review of applicants, scheduling interviews of applicants by faculty, coordinating seminars, scheduling meetings with the program committee and external advisory committee, providing mechanisms for resolution of potential issues that may arise, collecting and monitoring of program evaluation data, and communicating verbally and in writing with potential applicants, fellows, faculty, and staff. The successful applicant will provide a project management plan for each of the five (5) years of the training program and will oversee the day to day operations of the program.


  • Manage recruitment/advertisement activities including recruitment of applicants, and organization of applications for review and selection by the Program Committee.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings including formulating agendas, minute taking and coordination of travel for external advisory committee members.
  • Work with fellows and the Grants and Research Office (GRO) staff to ensure timely completion of NIH required forms by the fellows.
  • Coordinate and participate in the collection and analysis of data for program evaluation, including developing databases, entering data, completing data quality checks, and writing of annual reports.
  • Interact with faculty, fellows and staff to collect information and data as requested.
  • Develop, implement and update weekly a project management plan for the five (5) year training program.
  • Develop and use process documentation systems for programmatic activities such as seminars, publications, and presentations.
  • Coordinate the project budget with the GRO Staff.
  • Assist the Program Director and Associate Program Director in the planning and preparation of presentations related to the training program.
  • Assist fellows in navigating the standard operating processes at the U-M and UMSN.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and are not an exhaustive list of all associated responsibilities.

Required Qualifications*


Education and Experience:

* A bachelor’s degree in health sciences or a related topic (e.g. nursing, public health, sociology or social work) is required; master’s degree is highly preferred.

* Three (3) to five (5) years of leadership experience in leading teams in achieving performance goals.

*A minimum of five (5) years’ experience of progressively responsible project management support on funded research projects or training programs.

*Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.

*Demonstrated advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products (including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); expertise with reporting software and interpreting analysis.


* Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.

* Knowledge of healthcare and research terminology.

* Demonstrated project time management and relationship building skills.

* Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills with analytical and critical thinking skills.

* Demonstrated ability to work well under time constraints and meet deadlines.

* Ability to serve diverse populations.

* A high degree of initiative and resourcefulness.

Work Schedule

Hours: 20 Hours

Shift/Hours/Days: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Monday through Friday; may include some occasional weekend or evening hours. 

Additional Information


Supervision is received from the Program Director.

Salary:  Salary is commensurate based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. We encourage all interested parties to apply.

Working Title: Project Manager for Institutional Training Grant

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

Please contact Dr. Marita Titler with any questions.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.