Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 30, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose

The Johns Hopkins Applied Mental Health Research Group is seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator to serve as a Coordinator for a new project focused on the scale up and sustainability of an evidenced based transdiagnostic mental health intervention, Common Elements Treatment Approach (CETA), in Zambia. The Coordinator will work closely with the JHU AMHR team as well as the local Zambian CDC office, Zambian Ministry of Health and the Center for Infectious Disease Research Zambia (CIDRZ) to assist in the implementation and scale up of CETA within existing HIV programs.

This position will be based under the department of Mental Health and will report to several mental health faculty members. This position will work together with the AMHR team to coordinate the activities in the field and provide guidance and capacity building. Job responsibilities will include assisting in managing budgets, timelines and meeting of project milestones. This position offers tremendous growth potential.

SpecificDuties & Responsibilities

  • Serving as a Coordinator for the national scale up and integration of CETA into existing HIV treatment and care infrastructure in Zambia. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Work with the local CIDRZ team to provide guidance for the Zambia Ministry of Health District Health offices and appointed local CETA coordinators to who will be implementing the CETA intervention.
  • Assisting with drafting M&E plans for each site (plan for assessing key indicators, adaptation of assessments, development of databases).
  • Creating and maintaining documents related to the project coordination (standard operating policies and procedures,safety protocols and tracking logs).
  • Provide guidance on management of local budgets and assist with managing the JHU budget.
  • Managing project timelines for individual sites, as well as completion of milestones across the mental health portfolio.
  • Providing training on instruments, confidentiality, informed consent, recruitment procedures, and program protocol for local teams.
  • Assiting with reporting requirements to funding agencies and local authorities.
  • Conducting weekly conference calls and daily individual phone calls with project team members to monitor progress.
  • Working with the project technical leads and local supervisors on other administrative tasks.
  • Speaking to the team and checking through all databases to ensure accurate program monitoring, technical assistance and quality assurance.
  • Representing the AMHR team at national conferences.
  • Assisting with program planning and publication writing.
  • Assisting with preparation and writing of federally- and foundation-funded grants.
  • Assisting with preparation of presentations for conferences and writing of manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.
  • Assisting with data management and program evaluation.
  • Cleaning and coding of quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Conducting preliminary statistical and qualitative data analysis collaboratively with local partners.
  • Preparing of preliminary program evaluation reports, including creation of tables, charts, and graphs to summarize data.
  • Work closely with Mental Health Faculty on culture and strengths-based mental health projects
  • Maintaining knowledge of and involvement with all of AMHR’s behavioral health, infectious disease and training projects.
  • Assisting with the JHU teams other programmatic duties on occasion as they arise.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in related discipline. 3 years related experience.

    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 education/experience required for the respective job. *

    Preferred Qualifications

    Masters in Public Health, Masters in Program Management, or related field (i.e., psychology)

    Strong preference for those who have worked in Africa, internationally or HIV affected populations in previous work and or research.

    Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Strong writing, speaking and networking skills
    Team player
    Strong leadership skills
    Organized, efficient and detail-oriented
    Independent learner and worker
    Flexible and adaptable
    Ability to effectively multi-task
    Self-motivated and driven
    Superb professional judgment and discretion
    Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point

    Working knowledge of Microsoft Access and STATA (preferred)

    Working knowledge of Redcap and/or other online data entry and management platforms

    Experience managing budgets and timelines for multiple projects

    Other
    • Ability to travel to Zambia for 1-2 week period if/when it is safe.

    Telecommuting: Yes

    Classified Title:Sr. Research Program Coordinator
    Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator ​​​​​
    Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
    Starting Salary Range:$38,920 - $53,520; Commensurate with experience
    Employee group: Full Time
    Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Up to 40 hours per week
    Exempt Status: Exempt
    Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
    Department name: 10001152-Research Project
    Personnel area: School of Public Health

    The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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    During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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    The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

    The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

    During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

    The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
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