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Mayo Clinic Program Coordinator - Research - Center on Aging in Rochester, Minnesota








Center on Aging

Position description

Contributes to the analysis of internal and external opportunities related to operating goals. Independently manages some or all of the implementation of assigned projects and outreach initiatives. Serves as an expert resource and mentors other internal/external research project personnel. Trouble shoots and resolves problems and contributes significantly to discussions on prospective project design, feasibility, project management, and outcomes measurement. Participates in designing, organizing, and monitoring projects, including budgets/financial management. Plans for, participates, and occasionally leads the education of internal and external staff required to carry out an assigned project or research initiative. Organize and participate in internal and external project workgroup, committee and/or advisory board meetings, teleconferences, and regional meetings; prepare written correspondence; develop brochures, exhibits, and web site content; write articles for newsletters, newspapers, and magazines; coordinate student rotations and community research experiences; present at national meetings; perform other activities and duties as assigned. Position may require frequent travel to support community-based participatory research efforts.


Bachelor's degree in public health, education, communications, or other related field.

Additional qualifications

Experience with meeting preparation and scientific exhibitor to promote aging center would be a plus. Knowledge of administrative support (travel, scheduling, grant, manuscripts, seminar organization) a plus. Applied knowledge and prior experience working with various research populations preferred. Must have demonstrated excellent skills in leadership, communications, problem-solving and work organization. Excellent interpersonal and project management skills required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently and effectively with a variety of people at all levels both within and outside of Mayo Clinic. Must be proficient in desktop publishing, word processing, database applications, and web site development. Must be highly organized, efficient, capable of comprehending complex instructions and situations, able to manage several projects simultaneously, and able to function independently and exercise independent judgment in decision-making.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $1,860.80, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Monday - Friday, 8 hr days. Travel required. Would consider part-time.

Weekend schedule

Sporadic - if needed to meet deadlines.

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Clinical Labs and Research

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Job posting number



Chadwick Musolf

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.