We are seeking a Program Manager for the Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center (ADCC) at Wake Forest School of Medicine. The Program Manager provides critical assistance to the Center Director to support the planning, implementation, and coordination of the research, education, and outreach activities for the Center, and reports to the ADCC Director.
The Center at Wake Forest School of Medicine is one of only 30 Alzheimer’s Disease Core Centers (ADCC) nationally and there are just 3 Centers in the 12-state Southeastern region, a region with the highest per capita prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease. The ADCC mission is to promote research and education in Alzheimer’s disease both at Wake Forest and nationally. The Wake ADCC has a special focus on the role played by common vascular and metabolic disorders in promoting Alzheimer’s disease, and in developing innovative strategies for prevention and treatment.
In collaboration with the Center leadership, oversee the planning, development, and marketing of the ADCC.
Assist with implementing, in collaboration with appropriate leadership, the short- and long-term goals of the program. Ensure that goals are coordinated with the program’s strategic plan and are aligned with overall medical center priorities.
Serve as a key liaison to and member of the national NIH ADC network, ensuring that the Wake Forest ADCC is informed regarding and compliant with national network practices and policies.
Coordinate and/or implement all operational policies and procedures related to the functioning of the program.
Direct the development of administrative documents, manuals, and reports relevant to program.
Identify potential funding sources and provide guidance to researchers in leveraging identified grant opportunities.
Assist with preparing grant submissions related to Alzheimer’s disease research.
Provide some post-award monitoring and administrative support for current funding.
Maintains professional development. Participates in identifying learning needs based on job performance and changes in job requirements.
Collaborate with and assist researchers in the development of protocols. This includes writing, editing and proofreading protocols.
As needed, contribute material to publishable articles about the work of the ADCC.
Research, write and edit clinical or statistical reports based on program information.
Serve as a liaison for regional, national and international conferences.
Education / Experience: MS, RN, MSN, or PhD required in area of relevance to Alzheimer’s disease or to research program management. Three years of research and grant experience required, along with supervisory and administrative experience.
Skills and Qualifications:
Superior oral and written communication skills.
Familiarity with basic science and clinical research practices relevant to Alzheimer’s disease.
Superior organizational skills and computer skills.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced, fluid environment.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a nationally recognized academic medical center and health system based in Winston-Salem, NC.
The institution comprises Wake Forest School of Medicine, a leading center for medical education and research; Wake Forest Baptist Health, the integrated clinical structure; and Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries. ...Clinical facilities include North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Brenner Children’s Hospital, and a network of affiliated community hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities.