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Job Req ID:  17616

Research Program Coordinator

General Summary/Purpose

Working under the general direction of the Principal Investigator, provides overall coordination of an NIH-funded study entitled: “An adaptive intervention to improve health, safety and empowerment outcomes among immigrant women with intimate partner violence experiences” implement the intervention protocol, develop and manage data collection, recruit participants and supervise staff. Assists with monitoring reports for the NIH. Leads community-based recruitment of human subjects and manages data collection processes.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities


  • Develop strategies to meet targets for recruitment and retention.
  • Identify and recruit participants and if needed assist in completing the survey.
  • Disseminate study information, conduct outreach and participate in recruitment events
  • For participants in outside states and regions, develop strategies for online screening and data collection.
  • Implement overall research protocol
  • Explain study objectives, risks, and benefits with potential participants to recruit participants
  • Assist with hiring and training of other research team members
  • Oversees field operations
  • Assist in refining research designs, data collection methods and strategies for data management
  •  Participates in developing interim reports for principal investigator, funding agency, and institutional review board to ensure that the project is moving toward timely completion
  • Consult with the Principal investigator on appropriate management of participant problems and concerns
  • Develop training materials; coordinate training delivery; assure training and compliance of staff over life of project
  • Monitor study progress and develop reports on study progress
  • Maintain study-related records
  • Monitor study activities to ensure compliance with protocols with all relevant institutional policies


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in 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: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the 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. *



Preferred Qualifications

Master’s in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health and a bilingual candidate is preferred. Two years of experience in research or clinical setting. 


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience working with at-risk individuals and/or survivors of violence and trauma is desired. Candidate must have personal vehicle. Position requires strong attention to detail and protocol adherence, while maintaining flexibility to respond to multiple priorities. The person should be able to prioritize and complete assigned tasks within deadline. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.




Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator 
Working Title: Research Program Coordinator  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD 
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $31,707 - $43,573/ Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday hours 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 Hrs/Wk 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing 
Department name: 60009277-Research Administration 
Personnel area: School of Nursing


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