Special Assistant/Project Manager - School of Medicine Neurology

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Executive Park-N Druid Hills

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The Project Manager role will focus on initiatives within the Goizueta Institute’s Personalized Brain Health Initiative and the Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) at Emory Healthcare.


The Personalized Brain Health Initiative is aimed at leveraging the power of data to provide sooner and smarter care for brain health. The Project Manager will work closely with the Projects Director of the Personalized Brain Health Initiative to facilitate the following activities:

  • Coordinate the planning, development, and implementation of Personalized Brain Health Initiatives in Primary Care. Examples include pilot projects that leverage technology to streamline and harmonize clinical data capture.
  • Build relationships with Primary Care and facilitate meetings to track project progress and address workflow issues.
  • Collaborate with Primary Care to incorporate initiatives and pilots into their current clinical workflows.

Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) at Emory Healthcare is a multidisciplinary service line developing clinical programs to meet the behavioral health access needs of patients outside the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Major initiatives include: (1) embedding behavioral health resources in Primary Care Clinics, a program called "Collaborative Care," (2) providing a medical record based "electronic consultation services" for Primary Care Physicians around questions of psychopharmacology, and (3) piloting technology platforms/mobile health ("mHealth") solutions for stepped-care and population-based behavioral health management.



  • As part of the management team, 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.
  • Key Responsibilities: 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: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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