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#115966 Evaluation & Project Manager - Hybrid/Remote

Extended Review Date: Thu 7/21/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/29/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/10/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at ACTRI and remote.


The UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) advances scientific discovery to improve health - bringing discoveries from the lab to the bedside. ACTRI was established to provide education, training and infrastructure for clinical research in the San Diego area. It encompasses four hospital systems, two universities and four biomedical research organizations. It receives partial funding from a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the NIH, National Center for Advancing Translational Science.

As part of the Clinical Research Strategic Initiatives (CRSI) unit, this position is responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring and conducting complex analytical evaluations of the ACTRI to be utilized in policy-making and program planning. This position uses advanced survey methods, data mining and statistical analyses to translate data into reporting format for both existing and new surveys. This complex data translation is used to guide the creation of goals, objectives and measurable outcome metrics for the subcomponents of the ACTRI. This position also creates customized analytics reports which provide succinct information in both table and graphic formats for audiences with diverse backgrounds. Similarly, the Evaluation & Project Manager oversees the collection of evaluation data for all centers/units, informing the ACTRI stakeholders of progress toward goals.

As an evaluation manager, approximately 40% of the incumbent's time will assist in program goal monitoring, support and evaluation, researching current evaluation processes, writing and presenting reports on ACTRI outcome metrics and collaborating with other CTSA recipients. Internally, this position takes a lead in consulting with and advising staff, ACTRI administrators and unit directors on evaluation tools and survey results. Implement, monitor, access and revise the evaluation process as needed. Compiles information and produces reports on progress toward ACTRI goals required for annual reporting to the NIH. Interface with the CTSA consortium members on evaluation techniques, methods and standards and will represent the ACTRI at CTSA consortium events related to the evaluation process, capturing/documenting key points to share with ACTRI leadership and staff.

As a project manager, approximately 60% of the incumbent's effort will provide project management support to ACTRI units and perform other programmatic and administrative duties as required for the successful operation of the ACTRI. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and / or research software programming techniques. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

As the Evaluation & Project Manager is a member of the central ACTRI Project Management Office, CRSI/ACTRI leadership and Director of Evaluation/Designee will work together to provide work assignments, quality and output monitoring, and performance guidance.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Thorough skills in analysis and consultation. Proficiency in organizing and reporting data and carrying out complex analysis of data.

  • Research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations. Proven ability to initiate collaborative, strategic internal discussions to prioritize, develop, and implement new ideas; ability to monitor all aspects of assigned projects from development through implementation.

  • Ability to present data in clear, concise reports using methods of procedure, results of analysis, and discussions to be communicated to academic and administrative management.

  • Thorough skills associated with statistical analysis and systems programming.

  • Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing. Ability to collegiality interact with a broad range of stakeholders at all levels within the University and externally to promote positive working relationships and to achieve the organization's goals and objectives.

  • Skills in project management.


  • Advanced degree.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Willing to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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