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Johns Hopkins University Sr. Research Program Coordinator in Baltimore, Maryland

General Summary/Purpose

The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating a research study within the Center for Public Health and Human Rights located in the Department of Epidemiology. The position focused on the implementation and coordination of research activities at the Baltimore site, including programmatic, administrative and financial management of research projects that focus on engagement of gender minority populations in HIV research.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with study Principal Investigator, faculty, and staff at Johns Hopkins and other study sites to support project planning and implementation in Baltimore, including meeting with PI on weekly basis to provide progress report; handle daily trouble shooting of issues in Baltimore; identifying and resolving data management/system and regulatory concerns; data collection/protocol implementation questions/issues

  • Oversee data collectors and outreach staff, including convening regular meetings, identifying and addressing protocol discrepancies

  • Coordinate day-to-day operations of the Baltimore site study, including overseeing the scheduling of data collection and follow-up study visits; conduct monthly audits of completed study visit forms; oversee quality control of Baltimore consents and medical record; review Baltimore action items to confirm HIV test entries and send gift cards for completed remote visits; transfer blood specimens to appropriate labs and enter lab data; report HIV diagnoses to city health dept.; provide STI results and any necessary HIV test counseling to study participants; provide backup support for data collection when data collectors are unavailable; conduct training for any newly hired Ras/data collectors; review and manage Baltimore staff timesheets; order specimen collection supplies, shipping supplies, and gift cards as needed; plan local recruitment and retention activities; liaise with local community-based organizations and TRT to stay abreast of community activities, issues, and provide information back to the community in terms of study progress and results

  • Assist in the preparation of existing grant reports and new grant applications.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual IRB progress reports

  • Serve as a liaison with funding agencies, sponsors, and research collaborators.

  • Organize and manage original data files for research analyses.

  • Draft and prepare annual and quarterly program reports and work plans.

  • Collaborate with financial staff in the review, processing and reconciling of invoices and reimbursements.

  • Occasionally mentor/supervise interns and students collaborating on the study.

  • Coordinate and contribute to research manuscripts.

  • Work closely with the multi-site coordinator to coordinate data collection in Baltimore with other LITE study sites and support other LITE study requirements, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline.

Three (3) years related discipline.

Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the 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

  • At least one year of experience conducting research with sexual and/or gender minorities populations

  • Experience in HIV research

  • Experience in research implementation

  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and work on multiple tasks with short deadlines

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • HIV testing

Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator ​​​​​

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB

Starting Salary Range: $38,536 - $52,989/ Commensurate with Experience

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: M-F 37.5 hours/week

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health

Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology

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 at . 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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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.