• Assistant Director of Programs

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    Hidden (8748)
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    NWAC Northwest AR Campus Research
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Assistant Director of Programs will administer and manage community-based research and programs; train staff; make sure report and budget requirements are met and adhered to.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Leave Time:
      • 11 Paid holidays annually
      • Vacation leave varies by position and status
      • 12 days of sick leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


    • Directs and supervisors 6-8 staff to accomplish grant activities
    • Ensures all grant required budget and reports area completed within requirements
    • Implements and oversees research project timeline
    • Oversees the training of staff and faculty on grant specific activities and proper handling of confidential materials and documents based on HIPAA, IRB, NIH, PCORI, CDC,  and study related protocols
    • Ensures proper handling of confidential materials and documents based on HIPAA, IRB, NIH, CDC and PCORI and study related protocols.



    Bachelor’s degree in a business, health related or scientific field plus 4 years’ project management experience within a research or community based setting.


    Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; strong problem solving skills; able to understand and analyze complex human subject research issues; ability to work independently and interdependently; experience with Microsoft Office required; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work under deadline pressure. Valid AR drivers' license required with current automobile insurance and reliable car for moderate travel to UAMS in Little Rock, AR and surrounding communities (mileage reimbursed at the current state mileage reimbursement rate).  Occasional out-of-state travel required.



    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.


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