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Job Req ID:  105737

Research Program Coordinator

We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator. The Research Program Coordinator manages and coordinates sub studies and activities within a long-term cohort study of HIV infections in homosexual and bisexual men.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and schedule clinic appointments for the research studies.
  • Responsible for enrollment of study participants and oversight of study procedures and obtain informed consent.
  • Screen and interview study participants.
  • Call participants to remind them of appointments.
  • Prepare study folders for clinic. Greet/receive/check in study participants, and escort participants between procedures within the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Hopkins Bay View Medical Center.
  • Print schedules and distribute to appropriate staff.
  • Print and mail reminders and missed visit letters.
  • Update clinic forms as appropriate.
  • Answer questions related to study protocol and procedures. Collaborate with JHMI staff to coordinate various tests, procedures, and billing.
  • With the participants' written permission, send letters to participants regarding results of tests and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain protocol databases to track participants' completion of study requirements.
  • Prepare reports with descriptive statistics using Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Access.
  • Participate in writing various types of reports e.g., IRS reports, progress reports.
  • Collect, analyze, and present data at regular meetings.
  • Review, organize and distribute data to other sites.
  • May serve as petty cash custodian. Adhere to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the research.
  • Must be comfortable working with bisexual and homosexual men and people living with HIV, as well as working in a diverse office environment.
  • Must adhere to HIPAA and Human Subjects requirements.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Intermediate or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Superior organizational and follow-up skills, and ability to multi-task while attending meticulously to detail.
  • Must be a) sensitive to the nature of the work and the confidentiality of study participants, b) flexible and comfortable working with men who have sex with men, and in a diverse office environment, and c) a willing, positive worker, able to take direction.
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass Protection of Human Research Subjects and HIPAA certification classes, if not already done.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications

  • Prior experience working on research studies that use Microsoft Access.
  • Working knowledge of SAS and familiarity with working with ASCII text files.

Physical Requirements 

  • Position will involve traveling to attend semi-annual meetings.
  • Position will also involve attending semi-annual research forums held in the evening.
  • Will work with Principal Investigators, the Data Coordination Center, study staff in Baltimore, MACS sites, and other coordinators. Complete, satisfy and adhere to all training related to human research and HIPAA.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.



Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: $16.75-23.00-29.30 (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Public Health 
Department name: ​​​​​​​W Harry Feinstone Dpt Molec Mblgy Imlgy 
Personnel area: School of Public Health 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

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


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