Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Program Coordinator needed to assist in HIV prevention research study. Briefly, the team will be conducting focus groups with sexual minority men in Baltimore City. Along with other study team members, including the PI, the Research Program Coordinator will oversee and support data collection and research study file management. Ideal candidates are self-motivated, have strong verbal and written communication skills, excel in building relationships and partnerships with community stakeholders, have strong organizational skills with attention to detail and are able to handle multiple priorities work and meet deadlines. Flexibility, organization and critical thinking skills are essential.
Work will be conducted primarily on campus with occasional opportunities for community-based activities to engage and recruit volunteers for study participation. Research Assistant will help recruit volunteers, maintain study files, administer surveys, and help facilitate focus groups.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Schedule appointments with eligible participants
Coordinate participant recruitment and retention efforts and data collection efforts
Perform informed consent and standardized surveys with persons at community-based sites.
Co-facilitate focus group meetings with participants
Follow all study IRB approved protocols and procedures
Attend team meetings
Communicate with Study Coordinator and Principal Investigator about all schedule changes and study related issues.
Other research related activities as assigned by study coordinator and/or PI.
Oversee record and data management for research study including database setup in such systems as Excel, REDCap, Access, or similar system.
Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field (psychology, public health, nursing, etc.). Some related experience in research project coordination, preferably in an academic or research environment.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, 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.
Master’s level training in a health-related field (psychology, public health, nursing, etc.)
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must maintain current certification in all applicable JHU required training classes.
Adept in effectively communicating through strong oral and writing skills. Experienced in writing and editing professional letters, reports, and documents.
Operates personal computer to access email, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software. Utilizes Internet to search for information. Must demonstrate skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint).
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $16.26 - $22.35 / commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Flexible / 20 hours per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing Department name: 60009277-Research Admin Personnel area: School of Nursing
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