Research Program Coordinator

Maryland, United States
$16.09 - $22.12
05 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD 
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: [[$16.09 - $22.12 ]]
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: [[Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p ]] 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001208-PFRH CAH 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

General Summary/Purpose:

The Center for Adolescent Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is one of 37 Prevention Research Centers supported by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. We are committed to assisting urban youth in becoming healthy and productive adults. Together with community partners, the Center conducts research that identifies the needs and strengths of young people and tests programs designed to promote the health and well-being of young people.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

The Research Program Coordinator will coordinate the day to day activities of the Center for Adolescent Health.  He/she must be willing to offer administrative support to Center faculty and staff and committed to the Center’s mission of working in partnership to promote the health and well-being of young people in Baltimore City. The Center for Adolescent Health Research Program Coordinator will, support Center faculty and staff with research and teaching activities when needed (i.e. data collection, IRB responses, updating courses etc). Accompany the Project Director on site visits, and noting and coordinating responses to identified follow-up items. Coordinate the Center faculty and staff with grants reporting requirements. Organize Center faculty and staff in preparing correspondence for external partners and community stakeholders. Coordinate logistics of internal and external meetings, and training and technical assistance sessions. Take detailed notes at meetings, and coordinate responses to identified follow-up items. Manage supplies and materials including the distribution of Center products. Support the Director and Center faculty and staff on an ongoing basis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline, preferably in health, social science, or related field.
  • 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

Master’s degree preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills, with good follow-through to complete assignments within specified timeframes, and ability to multi-task.
  • Strong communications skills, with demonstrated ability to interact constructively with a wide range of personalities from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Excellence in writing, reporting, and English composition.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications with strong emphasis on Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Experience working on grants and providing grant support.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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