END DATE October 13, 2016
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Project and Development Manager

The University of Chicago - Campus - Hyde Park, IL

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Job Description

- Ensure overall client satisfaction and project quality with each and every engagement with a laser-focus on scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget and timing.
- Lead and support cross-disciplinary teams of computer scientists, statisticians and social scientists focused on data science projects with social impact.
- Help define and scope data science projects with government agencies and nonprofit partners. Effectively manage project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved with project change request forms.
- Clearly communicate and manage expectations for team members and stakeholders.
- Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports to project leadership. Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout project lifecycle.
- Determine how results will be measured and complete a post-project evaluation to determine how well results were achieved.
- Ensure all project artifacts and documents are safely archived following project completion.
- Research and pursue potential partner relationships. Actively maintain current partner relationships.

- Research and cultivate potential development opportunities ? private foundations, government bodies, corporate sources, and individuals.
- Actively maintain a database of information on all potential funders, supplementing and updating as required.
- Responsible for proposal-level budget creation and tracking annual funding stream for DSaPP.
- Collect and coalesce relevant information pertaining to grant application; including, but not limited to surveying supporting background research and writing, relevant past projects and work in the area, and individual expertise areas of DSaPP staff.
- Manage grant submission processes with strict adherence to external deadlines.
- Serve as liaison between the grantor, university, and DSaPP.
- Maintain professional and positive relationships with current and potential grantors.
- Responsible for grant reporting throughout all stages of implementation and evaluation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing talentacquisition@uchicago.edu with their request.

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