Program Manager II, NSA2 Tech Accelerator - Office for Technology Management
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR60534
Leads and manages day-to-day operations for the assigned department. The Program Manager II, Med Tech Accelerator (PM) will provide accountability and oversight for the operations of the WU-NSA2 Accelerator, including ensuring research projects funded under the grant track against milestones.Â The PM will also operate as the liaison between the WU-NSA2 director, OTM, principal investigators (PIs), mentors and other participants in the Accelerator.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
For all funded projects under the Accelerator, work post-award with PIs and researchers to ensure project tracking against milestones, communicate progress to the WU-NSA2 director and OTM, and identify and coordinate project needs and resources.Â Coordinate technology assessments, including patent assessments, and prepare information for each project team; manage project budgets; and perform other administrative tasks associated with the Accelerator.
Develop requests-for-proposals (RFP); lead RFP marketing efforts and outreach to WashU investigators; serve as the primary contact for investigators submitting proposals and maintain interaction with investigators during the pre- and post-award process; work with the licensing and patent teams at OTM to determine project eligibility. Â
Coordination of Programs, Meetings, and Mentors:
Coordinate quarterly Defense Health Invention Sessions and all researchers, industry partners, and supporting offices.
Coordinate education sessions available in the St. Louis or broader ecosystem for the project teams.
Coordinate regular meetings between mentors and teams, including meeting logistics and agendas, and regular meetings for the WU-NSA2 leadership team and advisory board.Â Â
Maintain milestones and capture relevant information in relevant databases, including OTMâ™s database, Innovate.Â In conjunction with the WU-NSA2 director and OTM, define data reports to stakeholders, including NSIN reports.Â Produce all aspects of communication and reporting between WashU and NSIN, ensuring to clear all communications and reporting through the WU-NSA2 director and OTM. Â
Identify External Partners:
In coordination with the OTM licensing and technical outreach teams, prepare technology outreach materials and packages; perform market research, data analysis, and assist with customer discovery; support portfolio management activities, assist with startup communications and investor outreach. Â
Perform other duties as assigned.
Base pay is commensurate with experience.
Master degree plus three years of experience (including supervisory) in managing programs in college access or advising, national service, college admissions, school counseling, K-12, nonprofit management, and/or higher education or masterâ™s degree and three years of related experience.
Experience with program evaluation and school-based nonprofits.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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