The Institute for Global Tobacco Control (IGTC) is dedicated to research and training that advances global tobacco control and reduces tobacco-caused death and disability worldwide. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator II will provide project management of, and make significant contributions to, various complex research and evaluation projects at IGTC. The incumbent will also provide high quality service and meet deadlines through superb organization, accuracy, excellent communication skills, sensitivities to the needs of the sponsor and partner organizations and prioritization of activities. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator II will develop and monitor budgets for projects, ensuring that financial priorities and objectives are met. The incumbent will prepare IRB documentation, data collection tools, and dissemination materials, and will undertake data analysis.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage the scientific and administrative implementation of research and evaluation studies for complex and/or multiple research projects
Prepare documentation for IRB submissions
Assist in the design of research and evaluation studies for policy interventions, particularly innovative designs that allow the rapid collection, analysis and interpretation of data
Create data collection tools, collect data, analyze data (both quantitative and qualitative), interpret data
Prepare manuscripts, reports, fact sheets, conference presentations, and other dissemination materials
As part of the study team develop project proposals, standard operating procedures, training materials and supervise study-related activities
Supervise or oversee other project staff, including students
Conduct trainings of data collection staff in multiple countries
Accountable for grant submission and administration, and regulatory compliance
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
At least 2 years work experience related to tobacco control. Experience and knowledge designing studies and data collection instruments, including training field workers in data collection methods and procedures. Experience managing a variety of large and complex projects. Experience with a broad range of data collection techniques, including surveys, interviews, focus groups, biomarkers and environmental measures. Outstanding organizational and time management skills. Effectively able to navigate IRB committees and office of research administration requirements and procedures. Experience working in foreign countries preferred. Foreign language skills preferred. Ability to work independently and in concert with others. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and to make decisions independently. Flexibility to work on multiple projects. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to see the big picture while at the same time paying attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to be proactive and take initiative. Exercises judgment, initiative and innovation in decision making involving design, implementation and coordination of the programs and evaluating the performance of project activities against overall objectives. Demonstrated supervisory or lead responsibilities. Willing and able to travel internationally. Record of research publications and presentations.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline and three (3) years years related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Master's degree in Public Health, Health Science, Social Science, Management or related discipline desired.
Classified title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator II
Status: Full time
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/37.5 hrs.
Department: Health, Behavior & Society
Location: East Baltimore Campus
Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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