Research Project Analyst - 397100
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is offering a unique opportunity for an experienced Research Projects Analyst to be a part of a growing implementation team with the newly announced School of Data Science and Society (SDSS).
SDSS seeks a detail oriented and highly motivated individual for the position of Research Projects Analyst to maintain the interdependencies among a number of highly complex research and team science coordination projects funded by the NIH, NSF, and other federal and state government organizations. This individual will support a range of projects that will then be expanded to include other leading collaborative efforts between SDSS and UNC campus units.
The Research Projects Analyst will be responsible for developing a project management database and managing project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, reporting, and scope in collaboration with SDSS and project leadership and other Research Project Managers as applicable. This individual will be involved with the day-to-day operations for these projects in collaboration with SDSS leadership to include attending meetings, note taking, capturing and tracking action deliverables, communicating with all teams, and tracking how projects are sharing resources, including technologies and people. This individual should be a strategic thinker, team player, and a demonstrated problem solver with a proven ability to make decisions.
Specific tasks include:
Providing program management to include strategic planning, communications, outreach to funded collaborators and/or project stakeholders to help manage team relations.
Coordinating multiple collaborative groups and activities.
Monitoring and tracking project milestones and deliverables.
Recognizing areas for internal improvement and developing plans for implementing updated or new processes and methods to facilitate project outcomes.
Conferring with project personnel to identify and resolve problems.
Working with relevant business offices and project leadership to develop project budgets, and supervising project resources to assure projects stay on track and within budget.
Working with relevant teams to collect data and write reports
Providing project management for proposals include tracking and gathering of required materials and creation of final documents.
Supporting event planning to execute events related to projects (workshops, hack-a thons, training events, and multi-institutional meetings).
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