Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion is committed to the development, evaluation, and dissemination of innovative and effective health promotion interventions that address key health issues, as well as health promotion and advocacy training activities for faculty and students. The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator (Sr. Research Program Coordinator) to coordinate a number of health communications projects within the Lerner Center. Specifically, the Program Coordinator will provide expertise related to implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs and campaigns, including Meatless Monday, The Kids Cook Monday, and Eat Less Monday. This position will also serve as a public health resource for The Monday Campaigns creative team, and will coordinate efforts across our various health promotion project teams and grantees.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The Program Coordinator will oversee and manage aspects of health promotion programs within the Lerner Center. The position will involve project coordination, communication with funders and partners, collection, cleaning, and management of data, as well as assisting in overall center functions as needed.
The Program Coordinator will: 1) serve as the project manager for health promotion projects within the center, 2) supervise graduate students and part-time staff, as needed; 3) manage the day-to-day activities of health promotion research studies as needed, including preparing IRB documents and reports; 4) conduct data cleaning, entry, review, and management; 7) assist in the development of data collection tools, such as surveys, tracking sheets, observation checklists, focus group guides, and in-depth interview scripts; and 6) help draft abstracts, manuscripts, and disseminate research findings.
The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion is committed to the development, evaluation, and dissemination of innovative and effective health promotion advancements that address key health issues, as well as health promotion and advocacy training activities for faculty and students. The Program Coordinator will be an integral part of the Lerner Center team, and will contribute to program development, implementation, and research dissemination for Lerner Center projects, including presentation of study findings at scientific meetings.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Three (3) years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the * JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Registered Dietitian (RD).
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Project management and organizational skills.
Excellent big-picture thinking as well as attention to detail.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
Strong ability to problem solve.
Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines.
Must be self-directed with a team orientation.
Exceptional time management.
Travel and evening/weekend work required.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,920 - $53,520/commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001130-Research Projects Personnel area: School of Public Health
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