Manager, Cmadd Duties
The purpose of this position is to creatively enhance and
improve the effectiveness of fulfilling sponsored research
grants in the area of homeland security for the Center for Mass
Destruction Defense (CMADD). There is a current requirement to
more fully develop formal approaches and supervision of these
developmental programs to help substantiate the Center for Mass
Destruction Defense in this competitive area of training and
research, to meet current grant objectives and provide the
infrastructure to gain additional grant funding. It is also a
goal of this position to guide these institutions to take
advantage of new trends and opportunities related to the needs
of the Federal, State/Local government and private sector
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(1) Interface with Federal, State and Corporate CMADD Partners
(25% OF WORKLOAD)
a. Identify and communicate with prospective strategic industry
partners, evaluate their assets, and formalize agreements with
them to help leverage
our opportunities to participate in our HRSA and CDC grant
b. Provide external entrepreneurial support and corporate
outreach for faculty-developed
concepts and technology; i.e., training simulations, embedded AI
a. Design optimal approaches to leverage university based
intellectual capital and
domain knowledge into publications and opportunity for tech
transfer. For example,
publishing them with other select university and scientific
b. Train and supervise others in industry research methods.
Author and publish papers related to emergency preparedness;
methods & informatics applications that will enhance the
credibility and visibility
(2) Training and Course Development (50% OF WORKLOAD)
a. Manage the process of developing and certifying a new 7000
level course with an
internal and external distributed work team for Basic Disaster
Life Support, across
three universities (UT & UGA, MCG).
b. Assist a team of UGA instructors in relocating the Core
Disaster Life Support Decontamination Course to the Center for
Biosecurity and Public Health Preparedness in Texas and to
integrate with other courses given by CMADD.
c. Create traditional scenario designs and content for WMD
exercises for training hospital workers, medical and public
safety responders for the State of Georgia DoH.
d. Assist in the development of training simulations ofmass
casualty response to weapons of mass destruction.
e. Assist with collaboration efforts with private sector
enterprises to import and export new training materials,
delivery methods, and tech transfer as appropriate for CMADD.
a. Assist in the deployment of the Nationa1 Disaster Life
Support curricula, including the Core Disaster Life Support
b. Assure the tech transfer of courseware and methods for the
BDLS program under development at UT and UGA, through pilot
courses beginning with UT and thereafter, other universities and
private sector enterprises.
c. Assess technological and methods breakthroughs and manage the
tech transfer of improved methods for conducting tabletop
exercises (soon to be required nationally as part of HRSA and
Joint Commission requirements for fulfillment on State grants).
Assist CMADD Director to adopt the DTRA casualty model
simulations to more accurately define casualty simulations and
apply them to current real world potential occurrences.
(3) Participating in and Managing Distributed Work Teams for
Grant Deliverv and Course Develooment (25% OF WORKLOAD)
a. Manage the development of deliverables for various projects
such as Georgia DoH's Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response
Grants, HRSA grant Project manage the relocating and cross
development of the CDLS Decontamination courseware between UGA
and the University of Texas.
b. Manage quality assurance of all deliverables to the
University of Texas for the CDLS course transfer.
a. Assess and work with industry applications that enable
emergency response solution mobilization with CMADD personnel to
improve product development.
b. Work with industry teams to co-develop information technology
emergency management and response solutions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
No specific educational requirements.