Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Center for Public Health and Human Rights is seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating an online research study to evaluate access to COVID-19 testing, experiences, and social and health impacts of the pandemic among transgender and non-binary people in the U.S. This study is a supplementary study to the American Cohort to Study HIV Acquisition among Transgender Women in High Risk Areas (aka, the LITE Study), which takes place in six US cities.
The Sr. Research Program Coordinator should be able to manage many of the following tasks in a self-directed, independent manner. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will track project-related work, and assist with other duties as required.
Collaborate with study Principal Investigator, faculty, community investigators, and staff at Johns Hopkins and collaborating partners to support project planning.
Coordinate day-to-day operations of the study.
Assist in the preparation of annual IRB progress reports
Liaise with and provide reports to the NIH data coordinating center
Conduct training and refresher training for data collection staff.
Monitor and regular quality control checks of survey and lab data.
Provide SARS-CoV-2 test counseling support to study participants and communication with the laboratory to support specimen collection/shipping and receipt of test results
Coordinate with software programmer and staff for testing and troubleshooting of data management system and study app.
Assist in the preparation of existing grant reports and new grant applications.
Serve as a liaison with funding agencies, sponsors, and research collaborators.
Oversee project compliance with human subjects' regulations at JHU.
Oversee 2-3 research assistants, as needed.
Organize and manage original data files for research analyses.
Draft and prepare annual and quarterly program reports and work plans.
Collaborate with financial staff in the review, processing and reconciling of invoices and reimbursements.
Occasionally mentor/supervise interns and students collaborating on the study.
Coordinate and contribute to research manuscripts.
Organize meetings, conferences, and seminars.
Work with other study coordinators to support overall study implementation, as needed.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline and three (3) years related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum experience required for the respective job.
Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in public health
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
At least one year of research experience with transgender or LGBTQI populations
Experience in research implementation
Successful candidates will be high energy, creative, proactive, flexible, and outgoing, with the proven capacity to work quickly and accurately, both independently and with a small team of dedicated professionals.
Ability to problem solve, to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment, to be responsible and accountable for work, and to effectively prioritize managing multiple projects while setting and meeting demanding deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work with a wide variety of audiences, including written communication, publishing in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting at national conferences.
Highly efficient computer skills required (e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Experience working with IT staff, social media, and online database development and maintenance.
Experience working with a statistical software package (e.g. SPSS, SAS, STATA), including demonstrated competency in manipulating variables, an understanding of large scale research, and demonstrated accuracy in interpreting and reporting prevalence estimates and other statistical data, including reporting for lay audiences.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or lab/work environment.
Working Conditions: This position will be remote until normal campus activities resume.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,920.00-$53,520.00;Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Epidemiology Personnel Area: School of Public Health
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