Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant Working Title: Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Hourly Rate Range: $16.10-$22.12 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon - Friday, 40hrs Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001152-Mental Health Research Projects Personnel area: School of Public Health
General summary/purpose: To provide support to The Johns Hopkins Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (Johns Hopkins AD RCMAR)
Specific duties & responsibilities: The Research Program Coordinator responsibilities for the Johns Hopkins AD RCMAR include assisting the Executive Committee in the Center's day-to-day operations, including fiscal transactions and the coordination of all Center activities. The Research Administrative Coordinator will keep correspondence, schedule meetings, record minutes, and be a key link among Center Cores and investigators.
He/she will also monitor and approve all expenditures, review finance reports of the Center on a monthly basis with the Executive Committee, provide consultation in matters of fiscal administration and regulatory adherence, and coordinate the reporting of expenditures to the funding agency, with the support of financial analysts who handle grants management in the Department of Mental Health.
In addition, the Research Program Coordinator will support manuscript and grant development through reference management and uploading documents, assisting with PowerPoint and presentation development, management of IRB applications, coordinating program drop box folders, processing reimbursements, and supporting budget management. He/she will be responsible for administering subcontracts, coordinating the administrative registrations of the partner institutions with NIH to allow for e-commons registrations and receipt of DUNS numbers, managing the Center's website, managing monthly coordination calls between co-investigators, and working closely with all study co-investigators to initiate all components of the Center. The Research Administrative Coordinator will work directly with the study MPI's to manage IRB applications and coordinate annual progress reports to the NIA. He/she will work with department financial officers to manage budgets, travel, and reimbursements.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related discipline with some related experience.
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.
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for 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. *
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Must have experience with study management. Must have knowledge of MS Excel and Word. Must be able to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks. Must have the ability to work well and communicate effectively with others. Must have strong writing skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, be able to work independently and as part of a team, initiative, and strong leadership skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiar with the Johns Hopkins and NIH grants management system is preferred. Writing examples will be requested.
Must have own reliable transportation.
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