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Job Req ID:  17178

Research Data Coordinator

General summary/purpose:  Oversee and coordinate data collection and data management activities for clinical trials and other research projects, supporting the operations of one or more Coordinating Centers engaged in multi-site clinical research.


Specific duties & responsibilities: 

  • Monitor data entry and recruitment activity
  • Perform data quality review and data cleaning tasks
  • Assist clinics with data entry problems
  • Design data entry screens using custom Excel and web-based libraries
  • Program server-side scripts (ASP) for data system support
  • Develop and implement data validation rules
  • Prepare reports of data entry and clinic performance
  • Assist with web site maintenance
  • Perform routine data backups
  • Perform and oversee data audits comparing database with data collection instruments
  • Assist staff with computer and database tasks
  • Perform ad hoc data entry
  • Occasional travel expected
  • Other tasks as assigned


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

Bachelor's degree in a related discipline. 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:


  • Web-based programming, such as Javascript, ASP/ASP.NET, PHP, Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Exposure to SQL and data manipulation techniques
  • College degree in a computer, engineering, science, public health, or related discipline
  • Intermediate or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word)
  • Basic web page design experience (HTML)
  • Computer programming in any language


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

                As above (some programming expertise, strong computer skills)




Classified Title: Research Data Coordinator 
Working Title: Research Data Coordinator  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35 Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M - F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


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


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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


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