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Project Coordinator II

Epidemiology

Project Coordinator II

  • 519331
  • Medical Center
  • Epidemiology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 11 2021
  • Grade 104
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: commensurate with experience

Position Summary

The Project Coordinator will work closely with the study principal investigators on epidemiological, intervention and implementation science studies focused on cancer and other chronic diseases. The Project Coordinator will coordinate study implementation activities that involves interacting with patients, providers, community representatives and health worker and other healthcare personnel, contribute to qualitative and quantitative data collection and database management, analysis, reporting of results/publishing manuscripts, supervise research assistant(s) as needed, and oversee logistical tasks (e.g. Human Subjects approval) necessary to accomplish the aims and needs of grant funded research. Additionally, there are opportunities to analyze data and contribute to manuscript writing.


Responsibilities  

  • Monitor achievement of grant implementation milestones, coordinate team activities, and lead and create agendas for meetings – 10%.
  • Prepare documents related to research activities, including study protocols and IRB submissions – 5%
  • Participate in recruitment of study participants and administration of surveys/other study instruments; supervise and train other research staff performing recruitment and data collection – 30%
  • Collect and record study data and develop study database/tracking. Maintain databases, source documents (surveys, consent, interest forms) and other study-related files; supervise staff performing data entry and management – 25%
  • Perform data analysis, interpretation, and reporting of results (manuscripts, presentations, posters) – 15%
  • Assist with literature reviews, background research, and writing of grants and manuscripts, conference abstracts and other submissions – 10%
  • Perform other related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested – 5%

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience and education, and at least three years of related experience.
  • Experience coordinating project activities and capacity to achieve results with guidance from principal investigator are preferred
  • Qualitive and quantitative research skills including proficiency in a software such as SAS, R and/or NVivo are preferred
  • Spanish language proficiency is strongly preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • The successful candidate must possess a high level of initiative, clear communication skills, leadership experience, and a high degree of organization and ability to multi-task. Ability to take initiative, anticipate obstacles and pro-actively and creatively problem-solve; interpersonal skills and flexibility in dealing with a range of working styles and competing demands.

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