The Program Manager for the Center for Youth Equity at Tulane University (CYE) will be responsible for managing a CDC-funded, hospital and community-based randomized controlled trial (RCT) entitled: “Preventing Youth Firearm Violence in New Orleans: A Hospital-Initiated Community Integrated Approach.” This study seeks to reduce rates of gun violence amongst older youth ages 18 to 24 years old. The position will consult with the Principal Investigators (PIs) and the CYE Research Senior Program Manager on an evaluation plan and project timelines. The Program Manager will coordinate all research activities in the field, coordinate and facilitate meetings of research staff and community partners, as well as coordinating and facilitating data collection. Responsibilities also include supervising research assistants; this includes hiring, training, and supervising all students and staff persons responsible for different elements of the intervention and research. The Program Manager will ensure that all intervention and data collection activities follow established protocols, conduct quality assurance checks of study and intervention activities, maintain confidentiality of data, coordinate communications with the team of faculty researchers and community partners, and work with data and technology specialists to best secure, manage, and analyze the data. Activities related to oversight of data collection will require frequent visits to University Medical Center and other community sites. The staff person will also have responsibility for overseeing grant-related expenditures and assuring that expenditures stay within budget.
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