University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Project Manager

Project Manager

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Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
NWAC Northwest AR Campus Research
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The Project Manager will be responsible for community relations, designing of materials, event planning, and project implementation for community-based disease management projects for the Office of Community Health and Research. In addition, the Project Manager will be responsible for sustainability planning to support continuation of the projects.


UAMS offers amazing benefits & perks:

  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS.
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only).
  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family.
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000.
  • Leave Time: 11 paid holidays annually, up to 22.5 days of annual vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave.
  • Career Training Opportunities.


Salary: Negotiable



Manages community stakeholder relationships and project implementation.  


Works with team to design and produce materials (including videos) for projects.


Works with team on required evaluation, reports, success stories, throughout the year.


Event planning, strategic and creative planning to support continuation of projects.


Bachelor's degree in health, sociology, psychology, business or related field plus four years of project manager experience.  Graphic design knowledge and experience required.  Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with strong problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure, both independently and interdependently.  Must have mature judgment, as confidential information is routinely encountered.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to follow oral instructions.  Proficient with Microsoft Office required.  Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Arkansas drivers' license with current automobile insurance and reliable car for moderate travel to UAMS in Little Rock, AR and surrounding communities (mileage reimbursed at the current state mileage reimbursement rate). A state vehicle is not available. Occasional out-of-state travel required.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Continuously
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: None