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Job Req ID:  56516

Sr. Research Program Coordinator

General Summary/Purpose


The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will work on the AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery for the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities


  • Under the guidance of the program manager, participate in all phases of the program to improve patient outcomes through implementation of enhanced recovery pathways.
  • Assist program manager with management of project implementation and data collection by:
    • Tracking hospital engagement in program activities such as webinars and trainings
    • Participating and taking notes during one-on-one hospital team calls with nurse expert
    • Monitoring and reporting out to project team on completeness of hospital engagement criteria
    • Finalizing all documents for program distribution on website and webinars
    • Organizing and recording minutes for project meetings and conference calls
    • Creating presentations, status reports, and briefings for a variety of audiences using multiple sources of program data
    • Helping draft/edit/finalize program tools
    • Reviewing program documents for consistency and grammar
    • Leading the completion of assigned program content and AHRQ deliverables, including making all project materials 508 compliant
  • Collaborate with other members of project group to develop and deliver the program curriculum via webinars, calls, and broadcast emails.
  • Assist Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators with program evaluation through qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  • Assist with development of project-related manuscripts.
  • Track completion of assigned tasks and any other duties as needed.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s in related discipline: public health, information systems, psychology, nursing, or a similar degree required
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in a related field (e.g. health services research, project management/coordination). 
    • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  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.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on research projects
  • Ability to balance and prioritize tasks and delivers timely outcomes
  • Effective team management and communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Expertise and experience in research processes and methodologies including qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Highly proficient using webinar hosting systems and facilitating webinars for subject matter experts
  • Strong interest in conducting field research in health care environments
  • Experience in data collection protocols and IRB protocol preparation






Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator 
Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB 
Starting Salary Range: $38,920 - $53,520; commensurate with experience.
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30-5:00pm, Up to 37.5 hrs/week 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 23-MD:JH Downtown Center 
Department name: 60003427-SOM Admin Armstrong Institute 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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