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Job Req ID:  17273

Sr. Research Program Coordinator II

General summary/purpose:


The Sr. Research Program Coordinator II is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases.  Major duties are related to research program management, database management, and management of an internal JHU grants program.  Funding of the position is secured by a significant philanthropic gift and sponsored research studies.


Research Program Management Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Manage all aspects of research project planning, implementation, daily administration and close out of multiple research studies related to environmental  infectious diseases
  • Write new protocols, consents, case report forms, operating procedures, budgets, timelines, IRB applications, data security profiles, and other research-related documents.  Update documents as needed.
  • Create and maintain multiple IRB accounts and investigator notebooks, report adverse events, comply with all regulatory and reporting requirements.
  • Develop new budgets, monitor study financial expenditures, and manage research participation remuneration.  Work with Budget Analysts to create invoices and financial reports.
  • Liaison with the Principal Investigator, co-investigators, IRB staff, study monitors, study sponsors, research volunteers, and other stakeholders related to specific research projects.
  • Assist the PI with the dissemination of research findings via posters, journal articles, and reports
  • Use EndNote, maintain an electronic library of publications generated by Fisher Center related researchers.
  • Coordinate services with JHU community service providers (CCDA, Brand Management, etc.)
  • Attend lectures and meetings related to research and research activities.
  • Depending on study needs, interact with research study participants.  Perform screening, administer questionnaires, perform phlebotomy (if qualified), enter data into CRMS, enter data into sponsor related databases, schedule study visit appointments, and coordinate activities with study sponsors.
  • Prepare documents and reports for the Fisher Center Advisory Board and donors.
  • Coordinate the Fisher Center Discovery Program research proposal process, solicit research reports from grantees.
  • In conjunction with faculty, assemble content, write and edit the Fisher Focus newsletter (semiannual).
  • Assist with updating website content on behalf of the Fisher Center.


Database Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for administrative, operational, functional, and security components related to a longitudinal research database that will be used for multiple research projects.
  • Leads research and program efforts, directs the creation and management of electronic databases using MS Access or REDCap and implements reporting and quality assurance .activities in the program using technical and decision-making skills.
  • Oversee the compilation and transmission of data from various Johns Hopkins (Epic, CCDA, etc.) and external database systems to a central data core in the ID Division.
  • Ensure that all data elements are properly formatted and compiled and that the data are transmitted securely to the data core.
  • Oversee all QI initiatives on the data.
  • Advise and assist multiple Division of Infectious Disease Investigators in conceptualizing data collection needs and translating these needs into collected data.
  • Perform limited data analysis; provide data to biostatistician consultants for more extensive data analysis.



  • Depending on needs, may participate in hiring and oversight of other personnel such as study coordinators or temporary workers
  • May mentor or assist trainees


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and five years related experience, including some data management. Experience in clinical study implementation and coordination. Facility with basic medical information to interact effectively with clinical data systems and statistical personnel involved in the project. Experience with MS Access, MS Publisher, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, REDCap, EndNote.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with JHU developed research software such as CRMS (Clinical Research Management System) preferred
  • Phlebotomy preferred.
  • Supervisory experience and basic statistical knowledge preferred
  • Familiarity with Johns Hopkins clinical data structures advantageous



Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator II 
Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator II  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC 
Starting Salary Range: $45,195 - $62,225; commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10002813-SOM DOM Infectious Disease 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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