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University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Posted on Saturday, December 30, 2023


Program Director II

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a Program Director II to manage the new Behavioral and Social Sciences Program. The purpose of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Program is to accelerate scientific discovery, improve clinical and community resources and outcomes, and foster trainee learning opportunities related to behavioral interventions for chronic diseases, including those conditions disproportionately impacting our region. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic leader with a proven track record of creating and maintaining strong relationships using effective interpersonal and communication skills. They must be able to work independently and use their initiative to achieve the goals they have set. We are looking for a proactive employee who collaborates well with others on projects and feels comfortable working with different personalities, all with the end goal of creating the best outcomes.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • May conduct special projects relating to an office's administrative operations at the direction of the Administrative Supervisor
  • Directs the administrative and fiscal affairs of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Program
  • Manage major collaborations by partnering with faculty and other staff entities on project writing development, personnel management, facilities/space planning, fiscal aspects of the program
  • Monitors and oversees daily operations of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Program
  • Responsible for strategic planning, analysis/forecasting/budgeting, oversight, legal documentation, formal agreements, project administration and management
  • Directs staff and collaborates with department staff as needed to ensure completion of major projects and tasks
  • Directs the assembly of new and renewal grant applications, including supplements including grant writing, grant proposals, and grant administration (in conjunction with departmental administrators)
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Work Characteristics

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Effective communicator with research staff, participants, and non-academic research partners
  • Knowledge of the principles and procedures of translational and intervention research, including but not limited to implementation of randomized controlled trials
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced, changing work environment.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Dependable
  • Multitasking and time management skills
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize assignments

Salary Range: $60,835.00-$98,855.00


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • And five (5) years of related experience required
  • Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Professional & Managerial


: 311401800 Med - Preventive Medicine

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Hybrid Eligible