Job Req ID:  113310

Research Program Coordinator

We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will oversee program coordination, communication, and reporting for a dynamic research lab with numerous externally-funded research projects. This person will support the activities of the Poverty and Inequality Research Lab (PIRL). This position primarily reports to the Center Director / PI.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage all project administrative details, to include fielding participant recruitment, incentive processing, as well as coordinating submission of invoices and reimbursements related to project expenses.
  • Coordinate day-to-day project implementation of qualitative research: planning/preparation, data collection, data analysis activities and communication of results, IRB, participant contact and interview scheduling, budgeting, contractual services, and compliance with relevant protocols and confidentiality requirements.
  • Oversee hiring, training, and supervision of project staff.
  • Maintain schedule for the Director and co-Director of the Lab, as well as assist with information requests on behalf of the Director and co-Director.
  • Collaborate with Center Director/PI and research team to help meet targets and milestones, including progress reports to funding agencies.
  • Serve a critical role as liaison and facilitate meetings between team members and Center Director/ PI.
  • Complete and maintain professional documentation for projects and deliverables, develop RFPs as needed.
  • Collaborate with Center Director/PI, faculty, and staff at Johns Hopkins and other study sites to support project planning.
  • Execute project management processes and methodologies to ensure high-quality projects are delivered on-time.
  • Manage social media accounts and website(s).
  • Ensure the projects are completed within the budget (including sub-contracts).
  • Assist in the preparation of existing grant reports and new grant applications.
  • Use professional judgment in handling information and be sensitive to project team, individual and all levels of organizational concerns.
  • Lead communication activities among the research team.
  • Organize meetings and conferences.
  • Attend all regular training/team meetings with Center Director/PI and other team members.

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
  • SAP, Qualtrics, STATA & R.



Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: $17.00 - $30.00 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F/37.5 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Sociology  
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences 



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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.

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