The School of Nursing is looking for a Variable Hours Officer to work on a temporary research project. The selected incumbent will closely work with the Principal Investigator to ensure the effective completion of the research study. This position will have a variable work schedule.
The Variable Hours Officer will carry out the day-to-day operations of the study, which include but are not limited to:
Conducting recruitment over the phone;
Screening eligible participants;
Organizing and conducting study visits/study procedures remotely (i.e., by Zoom);
Submitting and maintaining regulatory documents for/to IRB;
Collecting data for tracking and evaluation activities;
Coordinating data management for analysis; and
Performing other related duties as required.
This is a temporary position with a flexible work schedule. Continued employment is contingent upon funding.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
A strong level of attention to detail with the ability to multitask;
Knowledge of computer skills (ex. Microsoft Office Suites, Zoom) required;
Must be able to work independently effectively under minimal supervision;
Must successfully complete Institutional Good Clinical Practices and HIPAA training and Certification;
A strong background with research recruitment, screening, enrollment, follow-up calls and retention activities.
Proficiency with statistical software and REDCap.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512979
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