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Job Req ID:  106401

Research Program Coordinator

We are looking for a bright, hardworking Research Program Coordinator to join our group as an integral part of our clinical research team. The responsibilities of the position focus on administrative, regulatory, and operations support for the program. The position requires precision in documentation of clinical data, maintenance of regulatory methods, research subject and patient scheduling, and miscellaneous administrative responsibilities.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide for the daily operation, study visits, sample collection, data entry, and query resolution for multiple clinical research studies and grants.
  • Process clinical samples for storage and shipment including but not limited to centrifuging, pipetting, and cell isolation.
  • Train to identify, approach, and consent potential subjects in clinical research studies.
  • Collaborate with research team on scientific implementation, daily operation, and data management of multiple interventional clinical trials
  • Prepare agendas, takes and distributes meeting minutes, updates meeting specific data tables, generates study specific reports utilizing REDCap database, and reports on study efforts at routinely scheduled research group meetings.
  • Assist sponsor monitors during study audits.
  • Assist in the development of standard operating procedures and regulatory policy for the program.
  • Assist the lead coordinating supervisor and program manager in various administrative responsibilities.
  • Provide miscellaneous administrative support for the program with regard to keeping records, supply procurement, meeting scheduling, and subject and employee reimbursements.
  • Able to participate in a weekend on-call rotation to support sample processing requirements of clinical trials.
  • Required work schedule 5 days per week plus occasional on-call weekends and after hours.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Superlative organizational abilities.
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team.

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires significant mobility, ability to easily walk back and forth between university, lab, and hospital.
  • Must be able to lift 10 pounds overhead, and pickup and carry objects up to 15 pounds.

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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated meticulous record keeping.



Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: $16.75 - $23.00/hr (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM Infectious Disease 
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


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. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


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The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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