Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Study Coordinator 1
Title: 323M-YN - Research Study Coordinator 1
Business Title: Research Study Coordinator 1
Employee Type: Classified
Job Family: Civil Service - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
This position coordinates research projects within the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH). This position will help prepare human subjects applications and management and will assist with developing study protocols. This position will coordinate data management and collection, preparing manuscripts for publication, budget maintenance, and day to day study oversight.
Data Activities - 45%
Independently coordinates data collection (questionnaires, record audio, etc.) Ensures data is properly stored according to policy and procedure.
Coordinates with other collaborators on data management.
Reviews, analyzes, and cleans data. Verify accuracy of data.
Reviews procedures for collecting and summarizing data and makes recommendations for process improvement.
Independently coordinates all aspects of remote data collection, storage, and reporting, including making recommendations for process improvement.
Human Subjects - 30%
Recruits and screens new participants for research projects. Presents informed consent material, ensuring participants understand the study procedures, the data that is being collected, and confidentiality.
Maintains project files and participant's documents organization system ensuring compliance to IRB regulation. Maintains confidentiality of participant records.
Problem solves challenges to recruitment, retention, and participant satisfaction with program.
Conducts interviews with human subjects, administers testing, and records observations. Monitors participants as primary contact for a research study.
Point of contact for participants for any concerns that arise. Uses independent judgement in resolving the concerns or escalating for higher level review and resolution.
Independently coordinates all aspects of remote research study participant interviews and interactions via webinar technology, including scheduling, webinar maintenance and setup, recording, cataloging of interactions, and maintaining privacy and security measures.
Travel as required to study sites.
Project Implementation - 10%
Maintains/edits project manual of operation and protocols.
Prepares and manages of IRB documents.
Monitors project's progress and troubleshoots as issues arise.
Manages project tracking logs and provides reports to Principal Investigators and Research study Coordinator 2 on project status.
Reports in project meetings, shepherding team decision-making processes.
Communicates with community agencies (clinics, labs, etc.)
Schedules meetings and record meetings minutes.
Develops design study and makes recommendations for data collection methods, tracking, and study protocols. Implements methods upon approval.
Reporting - 5%
Prepares recruitment, data collection, and study intervention reports for PIs.
Responsible for purchasing including purchase requests, ordering and
Submits travel requests, makes arrangements and prepares travel reimbursement requests.
Ships materials as needed to project sites.
Coordinates payments to participants and billing procedures related to study visits including purchasing, tracking, distributing and internal audits.
Other duties as assigned - 5%
Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Assistant OR equivalent education/experience.
Two years of college level course work in biological, physical, health, or social sciences, business management, mathematics, ethnic studies, or similar fields.
Proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and Access.
Must have strong written/oral communication and organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team on multiple projects.
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as scheduled, with advanced notice, to meet study needs.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license by the time of hire.
Knowledge of and experience in working with Native communities.
Experience working in a research environment.
Excellent proofreading skills, and a strong attention to detail.
Experience working with internet applications.
Department Name: Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH)
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202 Department Link: WSU IREACH FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary/Project: Permanent
Relocation Compensation: This position is not eligible for relocation compensation. Screening Begin Date: 6/23/2021 Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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