The OHSU Office of the Provost and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion were funded by the Oregon Legislature to identify informative data and best practices, and recommend activities to increase firearm safety and decrease firearm morbidity and mortality in our State. The work of this project is grounded in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health and the OHSU project \u201cGun Violence as a Public Health Issue (GVPHI)\u201d. https://www.ohsu.edu/about/gun-violence-public-health-issue
During the next year, the Firearm Safety project will (1) survey health professionals in Oregon; (2) analyze existing public health survey data on gun ownership and safety; (3) conduct focus groups and key informant interviews about provider and community interests; (4) compile the existing science on potential programs for increasing firearm safety; (5) work with the Oregon Medical Society; partner with the Steering Committee of the GVPHI, and (6) report to the Legislature on recommendations and next steps. The project manager is a key member for success of this portfolio of work.
The project manager is responsible for coordination and project management among the community, academic, and professional communities for all aspects of this work. The project manager develops project plans, manages project operations and budget, coordinates project teams, and develops and monitors work plans and timelines to ensure high quality and timely deliverables.
The successful candidate will have strong experience as a project or program manager, preferably in a government or non-profit setting. They will have experience in information (data) analysis, management, interpretation, and communication. They will have a good understanding of methods for implementing research and policy implementation projects with state and academic stakeholders. The ability to work in a collaborative, team environment, effectively facilitate large and small group meetings in person and by phone, and build strong relationships with communities and team members is essential to this position.
Candidates with substantial experience managing public or policy research and who have focused on diverse urban and rural communities are encouraged to apply.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm