Research Program Coordinator

Maryland, United States
02 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $16.10-$22.12
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 624 N Broadway 
Department name: 10001152-Mental Health Research Projects 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

To provide support to the Global Mental Health research program and coordinate an ongoing NIH-funded research program evaluating scale up of mental health services in the Asian country of Myanmar.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

The Global Mental Health (GMH) research program includes 8 faculty, 5 research associates and several doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows.  For the research program, responsibilities will include supporting manuscript and grant development through reference management and uploading documents, assisting with PowerPoint and presentation development, management of IRB applications, coordination of in-person and remote meetings, coordinating program dropbox folders, processing reimbursements and supporting budget management.  For the ongoing NIH grant implementing a longitudinal evaluation of a mental health intervention in Myanmar the coordinator will be responsible for administering subcontracts, coordinating the administrative registrations of the partner institutions with NIH to allow for e-commons registrations and receipt of DUNS numbers, managing project website, managing monthly coordination calls between co-investigators, and working closely with all study co-investigators to initiate all components of the project. The research coordinator will work directly with the study PI to manage IRB applications and coordinate annual progress reports to the NIMH. The research coordinator will work with department financial officers to manage budgets, travel and reimbursements.  

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in related discipline 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. 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:

Experience with research and/or grants management experience preferred.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Must be able to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks. Must have the ability to work well and communicate effectively with others. Must have strong writing skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, be able to work independently and as part of a team, initiative, and strong leadership skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiar with the Johns Hopkins and NIH grants management system is preferred. Writing examples will be requested. Must have own reliable transportation. Must have experience with study management. Must have Knowledge of MS Excel and Word.

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