The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Program Coordinator for the newly created Institute for Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation in Children (i4Kids). The i4Kids is a unique institute focused on improving children's health by combatting infectious and inflammatory diseases.
Infection is the leading cause of death in children under 5 worldwide and infectious and inflammatory diseases are the leading causes of child hospitalization in the US. We aim to become the epicenter of research, discovery, prevention, and treatment of these diseases in children as the foundation of improving the health of future generations.
The Program Coordinator is responsible for managing the day to day logistics and administration of the Institute including the following duties:
* Work closely with the Director and Associate Director to develop a communications strategy to facilitate collaboration with internal and external partners
* Maintain and create content for the website and social media communications
* Facilitate the Institute's pilot grant applications and review processes by managing the workflow related to internal funding deadlines, scientific review committee, award notification, and distribution of funds
* Organize and plan meetings, events, and conferences, taking a leadership role to ensure meetings flow smoothly
* Provide support for applying for grants, prepare progress reports, and liaise with funders
* Work collaboratively with faculty and staff from various departments
* Administrative support for faculty recruitment
* Financial reports, purchasing, and may make travel arrangements
* At the discretion of Director and Associate Director, the Program Coordinator may provide representation at committee meetings and events
This position requires a well-organized, motivated, and creative individual who can work independently, as well as, part of a team, takes initiative, eager to learn and to develop the role, and demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills. A Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of experience required. A science background is preferred. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
This position is located at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Department Details: Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Shift determined by manager.
Hiring Range: $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
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: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19008422
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.