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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Chm Flint 40000829
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Flint
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Working/Functional Title

Assistant Director

Position Summary

The Pediatric Public Health Initiative (PPHI) is in search of an Specialist-Research, also known as Assistant Registry Director, housed under the Health Informatics team, to assist with development and implementation of the CDC-funded Flint Lead Exposure Registry. The CDC grant will be a 4-year $14.4 million project to develop a robust registry that will enable the identification, assessment, tracking, and personalized treatment for Flint Water Crisis victims.

The Assistant Registry Director will be responsible for assisting with: overall project management to ensure that the grant objectives stay on task; providing oversight on data collection and data quality assurance; supervising registry staff; developing systems to track grant objectives; developing data sharing proposals; developing content for advisory board meetings; developing reports to monitor registry activities; maintaining study documentation including Memorandums of Understanding, protocols, and an overall data management plan; maintaining communications with all registry partners (schools, hospitals, community groups, etc.)

The Assistant Registry Director will work with an interdisciplinary and cross-sectorial team that will include public health professionals, clinicians, school administrators and scientists. The candidate must be skilled at working across multiple disciplines and perspectives. 

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

  • M.D.or Doctoral degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Basic Science, or related field;
  • Minimum of 5 year’s of experience with in the field data collection;
  • Familiarity with developing and maintaining relational databases;
  • Experience with data management;
  • Experience with supervising or leading team projects;
  • Extensive project management experience; strategic thinking, problem solving with strong verbal and written communication;
  • Ability to function in high-paced,team-oriented setting including proven track record of working in interdisciplinary, cross-sectorial teams.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with school and/or health data, overseeing memorandums of understanding, preparing grant-related reports, and managing multiple workgroups or teams.

Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • 3 Professional References

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