Special Assistant/Project Manager - CAPES Academy Project - School of Nursing

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Nursing
SON:Office of Nursing Research
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
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Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Emory School of Nursing is teaming up with CAPES Academy (Academy for Clinical Instructor and Preceptor Excellence in the Southeast), on aN HRSA-funded, four-year project to recruit and prepare 128 nurses in the 8 Southeastern states to serve as clinical nursing faculty and preceptors to newly hired or transitioning licensed nurses for a variety of care settings in health professional shortage areas.


This staff position is responsible for record-keeping, event planning, data management, designing newsletters, minor website, and social media updating, and generating reports for the project leadership team and HRSA. Flexibility, willingness to learn, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team-based environment is highly valued.



As part of the management team, the Special Assistant/Project Manager collaborates with senior divisional leadership to manage and execute special projects and to provide business support related to external relations, budget and finance, human resources, and operations.



  • Attends meetings with divisional executive leadership, develops and manages work plans, and ensures or facilitates appropriate follow up.
  • Drafts key communications such as articles, presentations, reports, and policies.
  • Researches strategic intent of, develops agendas for, and prepares materials or presentations for meetings.
  • Conducts complex projects requiring comprehensive research and data analysis.
  • Collaborates with others to facilitate projects and ensure timelines and action plans are accomplished.
  • Provides leadership to project team members and ensures integration of relevant business processes.
  • Prepares and assists in budget analyses.
  • Participates in long-range financial planning, trending, and budgeting.
  • Ensures the integrity and accuracy of financial information and reporting.
  • Analyzes data and reports, identifies and summarizes trends, develops executive summaries.
  • Represents divisional executive leadership at meetings.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in business administration or other related field.
  • Five years of experience with an emphasis on project management and finance/budget analysis.
  • Expertise in use of office technology, including the MicroSoft Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), Internet, and e-mail .
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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