THIS IS A TIME-LIMITEDPOSITION, WITH AN ESTIMATEDDURATION OF 3 YEARS.
This recruitment is for three (3) Assistant Project Coordinators: 20038266, 20038267, and 20038268. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all five vacancies.
The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), in partnership with the Center for Health Equity Research at UNC-Chapel Hill and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, has received an $80 million award to serve as the coordinating and data collection center for a program that will overcome barriers and increase uptake of testing among underserved and vulnerable populations across the U.S. The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is one arm of a wider effort called Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx). The arm to be coordinated by this project is called Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP). The RADx-UP program will support research that aims to better understand COVID-19 testing patterns among underserved and vulnerable populations; strengthen the data on disparities in infection rates, disease progression, and outcomes; and develop strategies to reduce the disparities in COVID-19 testing.
The Assistant Project Coordinator will play a significant role in accomplishing project objectives by providing direct technical assistance to community engaged projects with direction from a Project Coordinator. The position will assist the Project Coordinator in providing coordination across the CDCC for community engaged research activities and ensure seamless integration of teams for rapid, focused, and informed decision-making in a timely manner. Additionally, the position will: assist a Project Coordinator with program administration, including the planning and coordination of activities within assigned program domain; facilitating bidirectional communication between projects and the CDCC; and assessing any risks and issues that may compromise project objectives and timelines.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
General project management knowledge
Excellent skills with Microsoft Word Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines
Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
Two (2) years of experience in project management, with increasing scope and independence. A minimum of two (2) years closely related research experience or a minimum of one (1) year directly related experience in community based research
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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