Project Manager, CAST SIM

University of Southern Mississippi
September 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:$600 milli
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Project Manager, CAST SIM

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Project Manager, CAST SIM.

Position Details

Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001 United States Division School of Social Work Position Type Staff Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded Yes Pay Grade


Posting Close Date September 30, 2023

Job Summary This position will assist with creating and maintaining program documentation, coordination of all internal and external training activities, and use of the simulation spaces both off and on campus.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop policies and procedures for use of both on-campus and off-campus simulation spaces.
  • Assist with the development and adaptation of simulations to support high-quality, effective training opportunities.
  • Collaborate with project staff and partners to identify and connect with community members that could benefit from participating in simulation training opportunities.
  • Schedule training and planning meetings between project staff, USM faculty and community stakeholders to meet project goals.
  • Assist with tracking of training and program results, including outcomes and aggregating results to demonstrate collective impact.
  • Provide support in developing and maintaining required project documentation and deadlines.
  • Manage project space and inventory and place orders as necessary
  • Assist with managing expenditures and receipts required for successful grant reporting
  • Receive and respond to incoming communication.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology or related human services field and at least one year experience in project management.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Experience supervising student interns
  • Ability to interface professionally with a variety of community organizations
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong critical thinking, research, and analytical skills as well as knowledge of evidence-based decision-making.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population in a culturally competent manner.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, cross-functional team structure.
  • Ability to work sensitively with individuals in crisis.
  • Proficiency with PC systems and MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to travel across the United States. Some overnights required.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Degree in social work from a CSWE accredited university. Experience with child welfare Proficiency with social media applications. Proficiency with audio-visual recording equipment.

    About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.

    As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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