Senior Data Project Manager

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7207557

Posted: January 15, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) in the Institute for Social Research is looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage the Census-Enhanced Health and Retirement Study (CenHRS). The Project Manager will lead project management and will employ and manage adherence to generally accepted project management practices.

You will report to a Project Management and User Support Lead.

Why Work at Michigan?
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, U-M offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous time off; retirement plan with two-for-one matching contributions after the first year; many choices for comprehensive health insurance; life insurance; long-term disability coverage; and flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses. Learn more about U-M benefits. We are family-friendly, offering flexible work hours, and we have a diverse staff that enriches the workplace with their experience.

Project Administration

You'll use comprehensive knowledge of project goals and consultations with decision-makers to manage project planning and implementation. You'll set and monitor project milestones, assign individual responsibilities, and develop a detailed work plan to ensure completion of the project. You'll schedule meetings, create meeting agendas, summaries, and reports, and communicate the project status. You'll monitor the project budget and assist with resource allocation. You'll manage relationships with partners in industry, government, academia and other units.

Management of Confidential Data

You'll ensure compliance with applicable restricted data policies and regulations (IRB).

User Support and Outreach

You'll communicate with potential and approved users of CenHRS data. You'll also give presentations on the data resources and contribute to publications.

Required Qualifications*
We'd like to hear from you if you have:

Bachelor's degree in social sciences, education, information science, or related field
4+ years experience related to the responsibilities of the position.
Knowledge of Smartsheet, JIRA, ASANA or other software to aid project management.
Experience with statistical applications such as SAS, Stata, or R
Desired Qualifications*
We are especially interested if you also have:

Master's degree in social sciences, education, information science, or related field.
Professional project management training or certification.
Knowledge of confidentiality, disclosure, and related issues regarding the distribution of social science data.
Academic/government research experience.
Experience with SAS, including data steps and PROC SQL, and other programming tools and techniques.

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