The Project Coordinator is a member of the Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research in the Department of Health Services Policy & Practice, School of Public Health. The Project Coordinator is responsible for project coordination of multiple large-scale national research initiatives that are focused on the development of non-pharmaceutical pragmatic clinical trials to improve the lives of people living with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias (AD/ADRD) and their caregivers. Responsibilities for the position include coordination of data collection and acquisition; data analysis, visualization, and reporting; and administrative coordination tasks for two large research projects. The Project Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director, Project Directors, Principal Investigators, working group cores/teams, and research staff to conduct day-to-day administrative activities, as well as prepare dashboards, data visualizations, and reports for internal meetings and to meet the requirements of our external sponsor, the National Institutes of Aging at the National Institutes of Health (NIA/NIH). The Project Coordinator will also interact with study collaborators, contractors, and health care system providers; track project timelines and milestones; and assist in the preparation of IRB applications, data use agreements, professional manuscripts, conference presentations, study information and results, and new research proposals.Â
Education and Experience
Masterâ™s degree and two to three years of project management and/or public health research experience, or PhD and one year of experience
Experience with merging data sets, performing data analysis, and creating compelling data visualizations
Preferred: Experience in the field of Gerontology
Indicate the essential job competencies. Competencies are required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job successfully.
Mastery of Data Visualization software (such as Tableau, Qlikview, or other similar platforms) and ability to learn new software with ease
Experience transforming, merging, and cleaning large and/or complex data sets from across multiple sources
Ability to think critically and use large amounts of information to make inferences about the â˜bigger pictureâ™
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with large groups of diverse people
Works well both independently and as part of a team
Ability to hold self and others accountable for completing tasks in a timely manner and to a high standard
Extremely organized with precise attention to detail
Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment
Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
Experience working with IRB applications
Mastery of Windows, MS Office software (especially Excel, Powerpoint, and Word), common internet browsers
Preferred: Knowledge of research design, measurement issues, and sampling
Preferred: Mastery of Smartsheets
This a a fixed term position with an end date of 5/31/2024 with possible extension based on continued funding.
Criminal and educational background check required.
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