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Project Manager, Tech Platform at University of Chicago

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois





Job Description:

Department
BSD SUR - Section Administrator: OHNS - Thirty Million Words: Research & Operations

About the Department
In support of its work to equip community partners with parent-directed interventions designed to promote young children's cognitive and social-emotional development, the TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health designed and built the core functionality of the TMW Tech Platform that delivers TMW interventions, facilitates intervention delivery by providers, and collects data to power program evaluation and further development. The TMW Tech Platform is currently in use in TMW Center's multi-year community-wide demonstration projects, and will be leveraged over the coming years to scale TMW Center's work nationally. As the TMW Center continues to grow and deliver on its ambitious research agenda, the TMW Tech Platform will be further developed. The TMW Center seeks an experienced manager to support and manage the TMW Tech Platform within and across various phases of the product development life cycle, including supporting the ongoing use of the Platform, managing its intervention and research assessment content, managing its ongoing support by contracted developers, and scoping and project managing additional builds. The TMW Tech Platform Manager must have demonstrable experience in managing successful projects with several stakeholders and a strong ability to communicate with diverse and diffuse contributing groups, including technical developers, designers, the research team, hospital and clinic personnel, health providers, and parents. The ideal candidate is able to make sense of diverse and complex perspectives and synthesize high volumes of information in order to be able to ask timely and important questions and pull in the right team members to resolve issues or make decisions.

Job Summary
The Project Manager supports and manages the TMW Tech Platform within and across various phases of the product development life cycle, including supporting the ongoing use of the Platform, managing its intervention and research assessment content, managing its ongoing support by contracted developers, and scoping and project managing additional builds.

Responsibilities
- Manage ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements of the Platform with contracted development partners and internal research informatics partners.
- Manage intervention and research content on the Platform; configure research study content using integrated content management software.
- Lead user acceptance testing of new features, enhancements, or fixes
- Work with Director of Research Operations and design and development partners to identify, strategize, and plan for fixes and future-phase builds.
- Provide project management throughout development of new TMW Tech Platform build phases: develop project plans and manage builds toward these milestones and timelines, ensuring timely, successful, and on-budget completion. Serve as the primary point of contact for all questions and decision points for collaborating partners, providing prompt, accurate, and complete answers to questions to avoid delay, escalating to the Director of Research Operations as appropriate; schedule, facilitate, and document regular calls with design and development partners; send notes and agendas; monitor progress to development goals; and follow up on outstanding or overdue items to ensure on-time delivery.
- Understand, track, and articulate issues, risks, and action items, and work with responsible owners to address each in a timely manner; update appropriate stakeholders as appropriate.
- Work with Data Manager to develop exports, reports, and visualizations of data collected by the Platform.
- Maintain a log of decisions, changes, and major functionality to serve as living document and primary record throughout Tech Platform MVP development.
- Define acceptability criteria for deliverables in coordination with the Director of Research Operations, design and development, and informatics partners, and manage internal testing of these criteria.
- Identify critical metrics to be tracked throughout the program's implementation and develop and refine feedback and reporting tools to facilitate thorough tracking.
- Project manage security reviews of the TMW Tech Platform and the securing of administrative permissions for its use, both internally and with collaborating partners.
- Schedule and support UI/UX testing with stakeholders, including parents, providers, and research team.
- Manage and appropriately escalate risks, issues, delivery impediments, and changes associated with the product's development.
- Coordinates events, researches logistics, assists with planning and preparing presentations, event outreach, and post-event write ups.
- Assists with other administrative projects as needed and acquire higher level guidance and skills. Performs other related work as needed.
- Manage ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements of the Platform with contracted development partners and internal research informatics partners.
- Manage intervention and research content on the Platform; configure research study content using integrated content management software.
- Lead user acceptance testing of new features, enhancements, or fixes
- Work with Director of Research Operations and design and development partners to identify, strategize, and plan for fixes and future-phase builds.
- Provide project management throughout development of new TMW Tech Platform build phases: develop project plans and manage builds toward these milestones and timelines, ensuring timely, successful, and on-budget completion. Serve as the primary point of contact for all questions and decision points for collaborating partners, providing prompt, accurate, and complete answers to questions to avoid delay, escalating to the Director of Research Operations as appropriate; schedule, facilitate, and document regular calls with design and development partners; send notes and agendas; monitor progress to development goals; and follow up on outstanding or overdue items to ensure on-time delivery.
- Understand, track, and articulate issues, risks, and action items, and work with responsible owners to address each in a timely manner; update appropriate stakeholders as appropriate.
- Work with Data Manager to develop exports, reports, and visualizations of data collected by the Platform.
- Maintain a log of decisions, changes, and major functionality to serve as living document and primary record throughout Tech Platform MVP development.
- Define acceptability criteria for deliverables in coordination with the Director of Research Operations, design and development, and informatics partners, and manage internal testing of these criteria.
- Identify critical metrics to be tracked throughout the program's implementation and develop and refine feedback and reporting tools to facilitate thorough tracking.
- Project manage security reviews of the TMW Tech Platform and the securing of administrative permissions for its use, both internally and with collaborating partners.
- Schedule and support UI/UX testing with stakeholders, including parents, providers, and research team.
- Manage and appropriately escalate risks, issues, delivery impediments, and changes associated with the product's development.
- Coordinates events, researches logistics, assists with planning and preparing presentations, event outreach, and post-event write ups.

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