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Program Manager - Clinical Research

Creighton University Omaha, NE

Creighton University’s School of Medicine is seeking to hire a Program Manager.  This position manages and oversees the administration programs for the School of Medicine-Clinical Research. Programs may be scientific, research, educational, or service oriented. 


Schedule: Full Time: Monday through Friday; 8am-4:30pm: depending upon research needs, position may require some evening, weekend and holiday work.


Location: CHI/Bergan Mercy Hospital Campus (7500 Mercy Rd., Omaha, NE)




  • Assist students, residents, fellows, faculty and non-faculty in developing Investigator initiated research projects, especially by providing guidance on the research approval process.
  • Facilitate researchers/faculty in getting access to bio statistical analysis/data collection. *Prepare and submit investigator (student, resident, fellow, faculty, non-faculty) initiated protocols and study related materials to Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Maintain paper and electronic study document, manage files, and provide written communication to faculty investigators to facilitate research performed at Creighton University.
  • Proofread/edit/and provide grant writing assistance including of multidisciplinary proposals. Edit draft proposals to create highly competitive submissions and review proposal feedback for potential re submission opportunities and/or submission to other grant agencies.
  • Ability to translate complex scientific information into practical communications.
  • Connect scientists to resources; routinely searches database for funding opportunities especially on a governmental level.
  • Facilitate collaboration among researchers within the institution and to community-based research initiatives.
  • Track and coordinate participation in ongoing funding opportunities.
  • Assist various department staff in writing periodic reports to comply with grant requirements.
  • Coordinate annual renewal applications, protocol amendments, and prepare expedited IRB notification of protocol violations.
  • Ability to be back up for other program manager(s).



  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Health Administration, Business Administration, or other related field is preferred.
  • 2 + years of experience; IRB submission background and understanding of the different types of research preferred.
  • Ability to provide guidance and instruction to residency coordinators and program directors and must foster a spirit of cooperation to achieve the goals of the School of Medicine.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including written and verbal, problem solving, diplomatically handling problems of a sensitive and/or confidential nature.
  • Superior organizational skills with demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and the ability to support multidisciplinary teams


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AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



Date Posted September 19, 2022
Date Closes September 19, 2023
Requisition 220666
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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