Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The mission of the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is to accelerate equitable and sustainable access to life-saving vaccines through the generation, synthesis, and use of evidence to inform decision-making and action. IVAC’s work focuses on disease epidemiology, vaccine economics and supply, monitoring and evaluation of vaccine introduction and center programs, and advocacy and communications activities to increase the profile of and global action on vaccine-preventable disease.

IVAC seeks a Research Program Coordinator who will primarily assist in the day-to-day logistical, administrative, and coordination for two projects. ThePreparing Early Adopter Countries for Maternal Vaccination Projectworks to assess health system readiness and develop demand generation strategies for COVID-19 vaccines, as well as RSV and GBS vaccines in low-income countries. TheZambia Evaluation & Research of 0-Dose (ZER0-D): Strategies to More Effectively Target Measles Zero-Dose Childrenaims to better understand what supplemental strategies or combination of strategies could be considered to more effectively reach measles zero-dose children and close immunity gaps.

Specifically, the position will assist with program coordination and grant and protocol development. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for administrative duties in support of Drs. Limaye & Moss and their studies including calendar coordination, contracts, accounting, meeting scheduling, website updates, and supply ordering. The Research Program Coordinator will be broadly exposed to all aspects of public health research including project inception, project data collection and implementation, project summarization and presentation (research findings).

The Research Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Research Associate and PIs (Dr. Limaye & Dr. Moss) to support project-specific objectives and activities. Specific responsibilities will vary from month to month depending on project needs and will not exceed 100% FTE at any point in time.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Aid with development, formatting and submission of grant proposals, research protocols and research manuscripts.
  • Assist with development and formatting of study protocols and survey instruments.
  • Assist with study data collection, preparation of graphs and tables for oral and written presentations.
  • Plan and support implementation of project team meetings/retreats and external workshops, meetings, including agenda development and coordination.
  • Manage project calendars for multiple meetings and manage frequent requests. Resolve scheduling conflicts.
  • Work with financial and compliance offices to set-up research subcontracts and consultancies, pay invoices, and assist with financial reporting.
  • Provide overall administrative support to the team including maintenance of documents, processing reimbursements, and ordering supplies for projects and programs.
  • Coordinate study meetings and communication with stakeholders.
  • Coordinate meetings and communication with students and advisees.
  • Manage project websites.
  • Develop agendas and associated materials, identify participants, and track outcomes and actions for internal and external meetings, workshops, symposia, and events.
  • Support team in completing formal and informal reporting (including progress reporting) to funders and stakeholders by compiling information/updates, drafting/facilitating review of documents, and ensuring timeline submission of deliverables.
  • Develop external communication materials for project promotion.
  • Participate in regular project team meetings and conference calls with partners and funder(s).
  • Coordinate international travel as needed.
  • May be involved in supporting RFP development, and managing contract relationships with PI and IVAC finance/operations team.
  • Complete special projects as requested.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior programmatic and/or research experience in public health.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in or knowledge of vaccines and immunization, health systems, infectious diseases, and/or maternal and child health in lower- and middle-income countries.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills, and demonstrated ability to interact on a professional level with stakeholders from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Understanding of project implementation in lower- or middle-income countries.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work well independently and in teams.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and work well under pressure with demanding and/or shifting deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and citation manager software.
  • Working knowledge and/or interest in global public health research.

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.

Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon - Fri
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Public Health
Department name: ​​​​​​​IH - Int'l Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
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
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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