Program Development Specialist III

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Recruitment/Posting Title
Program Development Specialist III

Job Category
Staff & Executive – Other

NJMS-Medicine-Infectious Diseases

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university-wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Program Development Specialist III for the Department of Medicine within the New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the Principal Investigators, Data and Operations Management Center (DOMC) Director, and other leadership, the Program Development Specialist III (Logistics) is responsible for developing and overseeing the clinical supply logistics program for the DOMC group.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Prepares reports, studies, and surveys from which a supervisor may develop policies and programs for supply chain management. Assists in the compilation of logistics data for the preparation of proposals for funding.
  • Prepares responses to inquiries pertaining to logistics policies or programs within the Department, and from collaborating institutions and partners.
  • Performs basic logistics program development in the establishment of program policies and procedures to monitor the supply chain. Develops a tracking system to (1) monitor the movement of products/supplies/samples to and from Rutgers as well as between international sites and (2) verify that all shipments are received by the intended person.
  • Maintains liaison with granting agencies, internal operating units (i.e. Purchasing Human Resources, Grants, etc), and domestic and foreign collaborating institutions. Troubleshoots issues that arise in the shipment of products, supplies, samples, and equipment.
  • Assists in the computerization of research information related to supply chain management and logistics.

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Full Time

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Union Description
HPAE, Local 5094

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Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to

Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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Terms of Appointment
Staff – 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus one (1) year of relevant supply management experience.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience within the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry.

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Regional Campus
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus
Newark (RBHS)

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Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

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