The USC School of Pharmacy is seeking an experienced Project Coordinator to support the administrative and research activities for the newly established Program in Medicines and Public Health.Â This program focuses on the development and expansion of several research initiatives focusing on access to medications, drug utilization and pharmaceutical policy.Â This position will include coordination and planning of research and programming activities within the program, and will also involve scientific components; namely, to co-write scientific manuscripts and grants.Â
Essential Job Functions:
Coordinating and planning meetings
Researching funding opportunities and identifying support agencies
Coordinating and engaging with specialized grant writers
Preparing and tracking grant application materials
Managing timelines and deliverables
Tracking the results
Analyzing financial data
Preparing grant report materials
Interfacing with financial analysts
Planning and implementing grant-supported projects
Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and
Coordinating communication among faculty, staff, and students
Assisting in writing scientific reports and manuscripts
Manage the submission of manuscripts to scientific journals
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Knowledge of research design and experience with research projects.
Excellent computer literacy: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint.
Knowledge of WordPress is helpful.
Highly organized with a high degree of attention to detail.
Ability to follow and communicate complex instructions and directions.
Ability to plan, prioritize and schedule multiple work assignments.
Ability to follow-up and resolve problems arising from routine situations.Â
Ability to analyze and present data in graphs and spreadsheets
Good public relations -- good interpersonal skills with managers and administrative staff.
Highly professional demeanor, ability to provide a good representation of USC to outside sources and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
Masterâs Degree highly desirable. A minimum of two years of experience working in research-related projects required.
Minimum Education: Bachelorâs degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 2 years Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum experience Minimum Field of Expertise: Related experience with specialized research and/or programs (e.g., counseling, teaching). Ability to analyze and evaluate data, and present findings. Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills, able to problem solve and lead conflict resolutions. Ability to interpret and apply policies/analyses/trends.
Internal Number: REQ20093564
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.