Research Program Coordinator

Maryland, United States
19 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $15.78-$21.69
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M - F, 40 hours 
Employee subgroup: Salaried Non-exmt 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003495-SOM Oph Dana Center 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

General summary/purpose:

The Research Program Coordinator will coordinates administrative implementations of ophthalmic clinical research projects for multiple PI’s.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with study team members to assure that study deliverables and report schedules are met as required by the granting agencies; track completion of assigned tasks. 
  • Compile references, organize bibliographic information, and summarize findings. 
  • Assist in preparation of study protocols and materials and other essential study functions. 
  • Assist in writing and submitting manuscripts as needed. 
  • Assist with the writing and development progress reports, study tools and documents, meeting minutes, and help lead meetings and conference calls with study team and various stakeholders. 
  • Arrange and coordinate JHU and non-JHU meetings. Maintain schedules for multiple PIs.
  • Proofread technical, scientific and financial documents, as well as, all correspondence for mathematical errors, typographical accuracy and correct grammar.
  • Order breakfast/lunch/dinner for meetings and events.
  • Arrange complex and detailed travel plans both domestic and international, to include meeting registration, hotel, and transportation needs, and ensure faculty have appropriate travel itinerary and/or documentation. Identify most suitable travel services. Perform with travel agency to verify details and arrange reservations.
  • Compile visit itinerary. Execute travel planning and coordination for outside guests. Research and review travel arrangements (hotel, flight and car service).
  • Assist with activities related submitting documentation for reimbursement.
  • Order supplies as needed.
  • Complete online forms.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in related field and 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.

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.

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