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Job Title: Program Manager

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Position: Full-time, salaried

Posting Summary:
This staff person will be responsible for implementing and managing the core research project of the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC), which will seek to produce sustainable environmental and social improvements in New Orleans undeserved minority neighborhoods to reduce obesity and increase healthy eating and physical activity. The Project Manager will coordinate research and evaluation activities in the field, coordinate and facilitate meetings of research staff and community partners, and coordinate intervention activities in the field. Responsibilities also include supervising multiple project assistants; this includes hiring, training, and supervising all students and staff persons responsible for different elements of the intervention, evaluation, and research. Project manager will ensure that all intervention and data collection activities follow established protocols, conduct quality assurance checks of study and intervention activities, maintain confidentiality of data, coordinate communications with the team of faculty researchers and community partners, and work with the data analyst to conduct analyses of data. Activities related to oversight of intervention and data collection will require frequent visits to the intervention neighborhoods in New Orleans. The staff person will also have responsibility for overseeing grant-related expenditures and assuring that expenditures stay within budget.

Minimum Qualifications: *Experience working in the public health arena and/or community-based non-profit organizations *Excellent organizational, communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills *Knowledge of standard computer applications including: word processing, spreadsheet and database software *Detail oriented

Minimum Education: *Bachelor’s degree with five years professional experience in community organization and/or community-based research

Preferred Qualifications: *Master’s degree in public health *Community outreach and organization *Evaluation or research experience *Experience with administrative responsibilities

How To Apply:
Apply through the Tulane job site system. Click here.
The posting will close on: Sunday, August 10, 2014.

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