Job Description-Â The Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for providing event coordination for the Advance-CTR Clinical Research Design, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics Core. Advance-CTR is funded by an "Institutional Development Award: Program Infrastructure for Clinical and Translational Research (IDeA-CTR)â grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The Advance-CTR Biostatistics Core offers study design conceptualization, data analysis, software support and grant proposal preparation support to clinical and translational researchers across the state of Rhode Island.
The Administrative Coordinator will assist in supporting Core educational and professional development events from initiation to completion, including but not limited to seminar series, trainings, symposia, etc. Â This will include, among other duties, securing venue spaces, identifying speakers/trainers, maintaining event registrations, confirming catering and AV support, promoting the events to the Advance-CTR community, and being the point of contact and staffing events. The Event Coordinator will work closely with the Service Core Project Manager of Advance-CTRâ™s Administrative Core for financial management, tracking, evaluation, and reporting, and to ensure Core educational initiatives are successful and Advance-CTR community needs are met.
Qualifications - Associates Degree is required with 2-3 yearsâ™ administrative support experience (preferably in an academic environment) or equivalent combination of education/experience. Experience in administrative/research field within a university environment highly desirable. Experience with planning, coordinating, and managing events (preferably in an academic environment). Experience organizing and monitoring on multiple projects simultaneously. Experience resolving issues in a timely manner. Experience working in a team-oriented environment
Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel, along with Google Suite. Posses strong organizational, administrative and time management skills. Detail-oriented and goal focused with the ability to meet deadlines. Posses excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer service skills, and ability to foster a collaborative environment. Ability to multitask, prioritize competing demands, and organize/orchestrate details of several ongoing events. Ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team in an interdisciplinary team-oriented environment. Ability to develop new and imaginative approaches to problems as they arise. Ability to be flexible and handle change well. Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
Background check - Criminal and educational.
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Center for Statistical Sciences
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Internal Number: REQ165047
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