Advertised Summary Job Description: The Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at Columbia University is recruiting a Project Coordinator for the Integrative Therapies Program within the Center for Comprehensive Wellness. The Project Coordinator will report to the Principal Investigators and serve as a liaison between the other investigators, collaborators, collaborating institutions, and other university faculty.
The ideal candidate in this hybrid administrative/ clinical/ research role should have good clinical intuition, strong interpersonal service skills, a "take-ownership" initiative, and an unwavering attention to detail. This role will require a highly organized individual with strong project management skills including the ability to develop timelines, and track milestones and manage multi-disciplinary teams.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The individual will be responsible for day-to-day administrative and research activities related to the study including:
-Serve as primary point of contact for several multi-center clinical studies in nutrition. -She/he will contribute to provide research support for an R01-funded study evaluating probiotic therapy in children and adolescents undergoing stem cell transplant. -She/he will contribute to provide research support for an R01-funded study by writing study reports and communicate findings to researchers and study participants and will cultivate and maintain relationships with each of the collaborating sites. -She/he will ensure study compliance with institutional and federal regulations (i.e., HIPAA, IRB), and will assist the PI with progress reports to the funding agency and be involved with new grant submissions. S/he will perform other duties as assigned. -arranging regularly scheduled meetings between research team members at Columbia and collaborating institutions and be responsible for the minutes of the meetings; -developing and maintaining the educational materials; -scheduling conference call training sessions with collaborating institutions; -managing recruitment and scheduling calls to remind participants re: study specimens; -assisting with coordination of study specimens and laboratory; -developing semi-annual and annual progress reports; -assisting with dissemination activities including the development of manuscripts and presentations -She/he will devote a small portion of time to providing nutritional education and counseling to children with cancer visiting the outpatient center. -Opportunities for research participation will be available within our international nutrition program, International Initiative for Pediatrics and Nutrition (IIPAN).
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: -Computer proficiency with excellent data management and data analysis skills are also required as is extensive experience with SAS and Excel, and working knowledge of SPSS. -Excellent organization, computer literacy and communication skills. -Experience with data collection and analysis. -Strong knowledge of medical terminology and competency in working with databases and conducting data abstraction, data entry, and generating reports.
Preferred Qualifications: -Registered Dietician (RD) or RD eligible, preferred -Working knowledge of REDCap, preferred -Proficient in Spanish, preferred. -Experience in counseling in diet and lifestyle changes. -Ability to communicate, interpret, share and present information to management, clinical and research investigators and staff.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_174365
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