30%--Work closely with the Directors of Operation, Laboratory, and Data Infrastructure to set and meet deadlines and study milestones, hire health fair staff, and establish data collection, quality control, and reporting procedures; facilitate and coordinate communication across a large multi-disciplinary team.
30%--Train and supervise staff including recruitment specialist, health fair lead, students and interns.
10%--Manage regulatory requirements (e.g., IRB, HIPAA) and ensure all requirements are met; liaison with companies providing/requesting electronic transfer to data; establish contracts meeting regulatory requirements.
30%--Develop and oversee implementation of study protocols for all aspects of 10,000 Families, including recruitment, data collection (questionnaires and physical measurements), follow-up, medical record retrieval and other tasks as determined by the research team.
The project coordinator will organize, implement and promote oversee day-to-day operations of the 10,000 Families Study.
As the project coordinator for the 10,000 Families Study, you will be a part of a multidisciplinary team in a very collaborative atmosphere working with faculty, staff, trainees and members of the general public. You will have overall administrative responsibility for organizing, promoting, and implementing a new cohort study that is being formed to study lifestyle and genetic influences on health and disease to members of the general public and their families. The ideal applicant will have strong experience coordinating complex research projects, working with multidisplinary teams, knowledge of regulatory requirements for research, experience with recruitment and data collection (e.g., questionnaire development, online surveys, and digital data methods), supervision of research project staff, and strong public relations skills. The candidate will have excellent communication skills, including strong verbal and writing skills throughout daily work activities. Close collaboration with the Directors of Operation, Laboratory and Data Infrastructure, and staff within these areas is required.
A BA/BS in health or biology-related field with at least 6 years of research project coordination experience OR advanced degree and 4 years of experience.
Experience with research regulatory requirements.
Experience with epidemiologic study designs, study recruitment, questionnaire design, data systems and analysis.
Detail oriented with exceptional organizational, planning, computer, and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently, as part of a team, and with changing priorities and help develop innovative solutions
Demonstrated ability to maintain deadlines and prioritize assignments
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Familiarity with a variety of software programs and platforms, including MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, REDCap, and Box.
Masters degree in Epidemiology or health-related field.
Experience coordinating epidemiologic studies.
Ability to take direction from multiple stakeholders
Experience with participant recruitment and/or outreach into the community
Some experience with quantitative data analysis
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