Senior Research Program Coordinator

Maryland, United States
19 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Req ID:  15366Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Position located i

 Chinle, Arizona

General Summary/Purpose: 

The Senior Research Program Coordinator position is based in Chinle, AZ and reports to the Center’s Coordinators for the Behavioral Health Programs. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will work with the Center’s Baltimore- and field-based behavioral health faculty and staff. This employee maintains knowledge of all of the Center's training, behavioral health, and infectious disease projects and may assist with other Center-wide programmatic duties as needed.

The Center has a mission to work in partnership with American Indian tribes to raise the health status and self-sufficiency of American Indian people to the highest possible level. This mission is accomplished through three core activities: 1) research, 2) service, and 3) training.

The goals of the Center’s research projects are to evaluate the impact and efficacy of research projects aimed at improving health outcomes for Native American families and communities.  Study data results will focus on public health outcomes specific to the approved protocols at the worksite.

Project activities include significant field-based travel by car and extensive study documentation completion.  Attention to detail is required.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will work in the capacity of coordinating and implementing the Center’s cancer prevention project. Specific responsibilities include:

Primary project responsibility will be to coordinate a new 2-year project focused on addressing cancer education, care access, and outcomes. Specifically:

  •  Coordinate all day to day activities related to this project, including supervision of staff when applicable (program expansion).
  •   Form and engage a local Community Advisory Board in Chinle, AZ to guide this work.
  •   Facilitate a Cross-Site Steering Committee, comprised of key stakeholders from each local Advisory Board.
  •   Development of data collection guides and instructions.
  •   Coordinating local and non-local IRB approvals for planned data collection.
  •   Assist epidemiologist with accessing/analyzing service unit data re:cancer screening; treatment; mortality.
  •   Recruit participants for in-depth interviews and focus group discussions in Chile.
  •   Facilitate in-depth interviews and focus group discussions in Chinle.
  •   Assist with data analysis, interpretation and dissemination.
  •   Apply findings to develop intervention and systems changes re: cancer education, care access, and outcomes.
  •   Assist with oversight of parallel project activities in Whiteriver, AZ.
  • This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned. 

Minimum qualifications: 

  •   Bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s degree preferred) 
  •   3 years of related experience
  •   Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


  •   Current driver’s license issued by the state of residence and good driving record required.
  •   Ability to travel with overnight stays required as needed.  Some evening, weekend and holiday work will be required.
  •   Maintain background clearance as required by the employer and any collaborating agencies.

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;8-5PM 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 01-AZ:JHU - Arizona 
Department name: 10001145-Ctr for Amer IndnAlskn Nat Hlth CAIANH 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

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