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Job Req ID:  97219

Sr. Research Progam Coordinator

We are seeking a Senior Research Program Coordinator who will participate in the development and implementation of health services research projects aimed at improving healthcare quality and patient safety at the institutional, state, national, and international levels. This individual will work as a member of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality, School of Medicine (AI). AI research activities are interdisciplinary and regularly include researchers and clinicians in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins and policy leaders, project leaders, and research administrators at a number of national and international contracting agencies.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct coordination tasks for knowledge translation and quality improvement projects at the Armstrong Institute under the guidance of the Program Manager.
  • Works with administrative coordinators to schedule project meetings and documents meeting progress/action items. Assures adherence to protocol and validity of study findings.
  • Works with principal investigator and/or research nurse to develop standard operating procedures required to accomplish project goals.
  • Develops procedures and systems for research project administration for the principal investigator’s review and approval.
  • Procedures may include conducting environmental scans recruiting/screening/consenting of research sites implementing data collection tools and processes maintaining site records storage and filing system assisting with advertising and promoting the research program to the external community through contacts with outside organizations state hospital associations and health departments etc.
  • Oversee record management for research study. Set up database using Excel Access or similar system.
  • May advise clinical and administrative staff involved in research protocols in regard to implementation.
  • Assists with regulatory submissions such as IRB applications under Program Manager supervision.
  • Participate in study meetings and provide update on protocol implementation status and make recommendations on operational issues.
  • May be working with higher-level research program coordinators and/or clinical staff who report to the principal investigator and supervise the work of a Research Program Coordinator.

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

*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.




Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator 
Working Title: Senior Research Program Coordinator   
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30Am - 5:00Pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​Hybrid/JH Downtown Center 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Admin Armstrong Institute  
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:

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.


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


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