Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Johns Hopkins University is one of the world’s leading research universities. The mission of the University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world.

The Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse is part of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. As a leading international authority on public health, the School is dedicated to protecting health and saving lives. The School works to keep millions around the world safe from violence, illness and injury by pioneering new research, deploying its knowledge and expertise in the field and educating tomorrow’s scientists and practitioners in the global defense of human life.

The mission of the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse is to support and conduct research that advances our understanding of child sexual abuse, educates policymakers and the public and cultivates partnerships with organizations to develop proven strategies that prevent child sexual abuse. We believe that everyone shares the responsibility for prevention, and everyone benefits when children remain safe from abuse.

We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will be responsible for supporting the operational, logistical, and administrative tasks for various research studies led by the Moore Center. The Research Program Coordinator will conduct day-to-day coordination and implementation of research protocols, screen and recruit study participants, and conduct study participant assessments and interviews. This position will require exceptional attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to meet project deadlines with minimal supervision. The Research Program Coordinator will be exposed to multiple aspects of public health research including study design, institutional review board review, data collection and analyses, intervention implementation, and dissemination of study findings.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

The research program coordinator’s responsibilities will also include:

  • Serving as a liaison between the Center and external community or professional collaborators.
  • Aiding in the development and formatting of study related documents such as consent forms, data collection instruments, and standard operating procedures.
  • Leading study recruitment and data collection efforts including data entry and cleaning.
  • Assisting the research team in quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
  • Conducting targeted literature reviews.
  • Formatting abstracts/manuscripts/grants for submission.
  • Reviewing, editing and finalizing documents for distribution to various stakeholders.
  • Assisting with IRB and grant submissions and reports.
  • Providing administrative support to the Center including maintenance of documents and calendars, ordering supplies, and other administrative duties.
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with diverse individuals within and external to JHU.
  • Assisting with event planning and special projects as needed.

This position will require some non-traditional work hours and personal reliable transportation to and from study sites.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

    Bachelor's degree in a related field. Some research 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 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:

    Master’s degree in public health, psychology, or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of research practices and principles preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently while meeting project deadlines.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple and competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated self-management and ability to work well with others, with minimal supervision.
  • Experience conducting research on sensitive topics with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work well with other professionals and be comfortable being part of a diverse professional team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Experience with common data collection and analytic software and ability to learn new programs as needed.

Additional Information:

  • Potential Hybrid option
  • Duration of position is at least 3 years

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: ​​​​​​​Mental Health Research Projects
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
Important legal information
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