Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
General Summary/Purpose

TheChild and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI)is a center within theDepartment ofPopulation, Family and Reproduction Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Under the supervision of the Center Director, the Research Program Coordinator will collaborate on innovative Center and grant-funded projects to advance evidence-based policy and practice and effectively engage families and communities in efforts to promote healthy child development and improve health outcomes for all children, youth and families in the United States and beyond.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience working on applied and translational health care and public health projects in maternal and child health (MCH) or related field. Key to this position is experience developing and testing dissemination and implementation approaches and materials for applied use of tools in the field, among families, providers, and other positions in the pediatric setting, including toolkits, websites, orientation presentations, video tutorials, and other materials for the adoption of innovations in real-world settings. Applied qualitative and quantitative research methods to design, test, implement and disseminate strategies that engage patients, families and communities to improve quality of public health, primary care or related services are desired. The candidate will also be engaged in supporting the development and dissemination of data findings from the National Survey of Children’s Health, will help with conducting and synthesizing environmental scans, literature reviews and policy reviews and assist in grant writing and management and assist with research publications as needed. The successful candidate will serve as a project liaison with selected Center contractors to ensure deliverables are on track and met, including experts, IT consultants, and others. Interest and ability to contribute to the development of new projects and passion for improving the health and wellbeing of all children, youth and families is essential.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Application of MCH Epidemiology, Program and Policy Knowledge. The RPC will hold sufficient knowledge of MCH epidemiology and MCH program and policy knowledge to immediately contribute to the design and completion of communications materials and issue briefs related to Center research and resources, including development of field engagement toolkits and educational webinars related to topics ranging from: (1) using the Center’s National Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, and (2) using best practices and implementation and dissemination research to scale and implement the Center’s engagement-based models of care. Demonstrated ability and eagerness to grow MCH epidemiology, program and policy knowledge is required.

Development of Best Practice Implementation Materials and Procedures Documentation:The RPC will both assist with and lead the development of implementation strategies and materials for applied use of Center’s Cycle of Engagement tools in the field, among families, providers, and other positions in the pediatric setting. This will include the development or revision of toolkits, websites, orientation presentations, video tutorials, worksheets, and other materials for the adoption of innovations in real-world settings. These materials will be tested through qualitative and quantitative research methods to ensure alignment with best practices and meeting the needs of the population served. The RPC will also coordinate and participate in create staff user and procedure manuals and standards of operation and procedures.

Stakeholder Engagement and Partner Collaboration: The RPC will monitor and manage the work plans and deliverables of expert consultants and contractors, as well as advisors and leaders from the field, interfacing with members, establishing and facilitating working meetings, and ensuring progress on stakeholder engagement goals.

Technical assistance, analytics and IT development coordinate:Coordinate efforts to develop a coherent and enhanced systems analytics and technical assistance strategy for the Center’s public facing resources and IT based tools and platforms. Work closely to schedule, track and confirm quality work completion from IT contractors and developers.

Supervision:Supervise student interns.

Other tasks include:

  • Partner in the creation of new collaborations and funding developments to further advance the work of the CAHMI. Write grant proposals and prepare, manage, track submissions, and ensure all necessary documentation, guidelines, and protocols are followed.
  • Monitoring websites, including checking for accuracy, uploading new or updating existing content is required.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of CAHMI operations and project-specific documentation, manuals and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline (in public health, biostatistics, public administration, or related field).
  • Some related experience.

Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, 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. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. 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

  • Two years related work experience

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent teamwork, time management and organizational skills. Proven ability to establish realistic goals and deliver work on schedule.
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems as they arise and communicate effectively with PI/Director, staff and other colleagues
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be proactively responsible and accountable to define and confirm work.
  • Knowledge of programs, policies, and data sources related to child, youth and family health, or early childhood development.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods for assessing health and engaging the MCH population/workforce.
  • Experience with implementation and dissemination research.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively, and also take on perspective, needs and requirements for partners and stakeholders.
  • 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, PowerPoint, Visio, Access).
  • Preferred experience with IT-based, patient-engagement platforms.
  • Preferred experience working with pediatric practices, health plans, or federal/state/local MCH programs.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Supervisory responsibility:

4-6 student interns.

Classified Title:Research Program Coordinator
Working Title: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD
Starting Salary Range:$16.26 - $25/hr; Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday, Hours Vary - 30 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001212-PFRH CAHMI
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.

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.

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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
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
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