Mount Sinai Careers

Project Manager I, Institutes for Translational Sciences

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities: 

The Project Manager oversees the operational aspects and scope of a specific project, creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources and assigns individual responsibilities. Effectively applies project methodology and enforces standards while ensuring quality assurance procedures. A Project by definition must have a timeline with a beginning and end date and differs from a business cycle.


The Office of Research Services (ORS) is part of ConduITS, the Clinical and Translational Science Award program within the Institutes for Translational Sciences of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. ORS provides central navigation, facilitation and consultation services to the research community of the Mount Sinai Health System. The role of the ORS Research Project Manager (RPM) is an exciting new opportunity to become a member of the team who are responsible for being knowledge experts in all aspects of research policies, processes and workflows internally and for external agencies. In addition to navigation responsibilities, the RPM is also responsible for research consulting services, training and education. The ORS RPM team work together toward continual quality assurance and improvement of the services ORS provides.


Major initiatives of the ORS are the Research 411 Portal, which is the research help desk for the enterprise; and the Research Roadmap, which is a navigation and routing tool for how to initiate, conduct and close-out research in the health system. The RPM will have a central role in new initiative such as providing grants management support and the role-out of a system-wide Clinical Trials Management System.


Candidates with a strong background in regulatory oversight, study coordination, research administration and compliance will have the opportunity to apply their experience and knowledge gained in those the roles into guidance, navigation and facilitation of the MSHS research processes for faculty, staff and patients.


Each RPM member provides cross-coverage for each other.

  • Navigation MSHS Research Administration Offices’ processes & workflows
  • Program for the Protection of Human Subjects (PPHS) - internal regulatory documents for local and central IRBs and IACUC
  • Ideate (electronic IRB & IACUC submission)
  • Grants & Contracts Office & Sponsored Programs Administration (GCO & SPA) pre & post award grant and contract management
  • InfoED Financial Administration of Clinical Trial Services (FACTS)
  • Mount Sinai Innovation Partners (MSIP) Research Compliance

Consulting Services

  • Clinical registration & maintenance assistance
  • Investigational New Drug (IND) applications consulting
  • Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) consulting
  • Consultation in informed consent form design
  • Research subject recruitment & retention strategies

RPMs facilitate access to the other areas of ISMMS research services as follows:

  • Protocol & grant development consulting
  • Research Information Technology
  • Consultation of the design, conduct & analysis of clinical trials
  • Comparative effectiveness trials
  • Randomized trials
  • Multi-center trials
  • Statistical design & analysis
  • Study documents such as case report forms
  • Informatics

Training, Education & Communication

  • Training & Education tools for research compliance
  • Individual in-person training
  • Presentations at department meetings and other group meetings
  • Research 411 Portal
  • Research Digest
  • Lyris research email messaging system
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master's Degree preferred
  • 5 years of relevant experience in research administration & study coordination; project management experience preferred
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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