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Clinical Research Coordinator

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 34063 University Title Research Coordinator 3 University Job Family Research - Support ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Regional Working Title Clinical Research Coordinator Position Number 579260 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Massey Cancer Center Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

A Clinical Research Project Coordinator is sought to manage and coordinate administrative tasks for a 5-year, NIH -funded study of colorectal cancer screening. The study involves recruitment of human subjects and collection of personal monitoring (wrist actigraphy) and anthropometric data, as well as the collection of humans biospecimens. In addition to excellent administrative and interpersonal communication skills, the position requires an understanding of regulatory requirements for human research protection, ability to manage and coordinate staff, budget management in partnership with research finance, purchasing and other expenditures, record keeping, scheduling, data collection, report preparation, manuscript publication, and related project activities. The Project Coordinator will establish and maintain frequent contact with the Principal Investigator (PI), clinical collaborators, project faculty and staff, and study participants. The incumbent will identify and help to enroll eligible patients to the study.

Minimum Hiring Standards

-Master’s degree in related field and 1-year related experience, or bachelor’s degree in
related field and 3 years related experience, or comparable experience plus training.
-Supervisory Responsibilities: Must be able to provide direct supervision to study staff and coordinate with other project-specific entities, including: recruitment coordinator, clinicians and clinic staff, nurses and administrators, faculty co-investigators, consultants, laboratory technicians, graduate and undergraduate research assistants, and study participants. Will have no direct reports.
-Facilitate, monitor, and evaluate study progress. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
-Sound knowledge of principles and practices of project management and coordination
-Experience in collaborating with individuals having a wide range of backgrounds, including research scientists, administrators, clinicians and clinical staff, service providers and contractors
-Ability to anticipate problems and be proactive in seeking their solutions;
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
-Effective oral and written communication
-Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .
-Ability to travel up to an approximate 30-mile radius participants’ homes for low-contact drop-offs and pick-ups.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Experience in managing and coordinating epidemiological and/or clinical research (education or experience in cancer prevention and control is preferred); Experience with budget management and procurement processes; Report
preparation and grant proposal writing experience; Working knowledge of one or more database management programs, as well as onCore CTMS

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range commensurate with experience Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 06/22/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled No Job Category Research Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your experience with protocol management.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your experience with protocol and participant compliance.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experience working in Oncology.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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