The Center for American Indian Health (CAIH) is located administratively within International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. There are also satellite offices located in the Southwest and Great Lakes regions of the Midwest where much of our community-engaged work is done. The core activities housed at CAIH include research studies of behavioral health, infectious diseases and a training program.
We are seeking a Senior Research Program Coordinator II who works for the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health (Center) as part of its site-based leadership team engaged in community-based participatory research, public health practice, and training opportunities.
The goals of existing health promotion projects include co-designing and implement culturally relevant interventions, and evaluating the impact of these programs on improving health and educational outcomes for Native American children, families and communities. The over-arching goal is to develop successful data-driven and culturally-informed programs with and for Native communities to optimize health equity.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
This position serves as a full-time Sr. Research Program Coordinator II for public health programming. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Oversee the implementation of research protocols for multiple research studies; assist with the development of protocols and develop standard operating procedures
Oversee activities for multiple projects
Maintain a detailed knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements; adhere to all protocol requirements to ensure validity and ethical standards of research methods and data
Participate in development, testing, and evaluation of manuals, questionnaires, and coding structures, for the efficient collection of data
Interact with community partners to serve eligible participants
Recruit research participants; verify participant eligibility for studies; consent and interview participants; collect specimens (if applicable) and other participant data from a variety of sources
Actively retain participants; maintain contact with participants; schedule follow-up visits
Assist with database creation; enter data into the database(s); assist in implementing data validation and a data management plan; assist with analyzing study data and writing up results
Participate in the dissemination of study findings, including writing manuscripts, abstracts, and fact sheets
Conduct literature searches and synthesize the literature including identifying strengths and weaknesses, key take-home messages, and gaps in the literature
Maintain paper and electronic research files
Monitor and maintain supply of research supplies and order as needed
Evaluate and prepare Adverse Event reports and other regulatory documents
Prepare for and participate in audits of studies/monitoring visits
Track study progress and create reports noting progress
Review recruitment strategies and modify materials and plans as needed
Develop IRB protocols and study documents (including protocols and consent forms) and prepare IRB communications; monitor and comply with IRB reporting deadlines
Assist in the analysis of data, abstract, and manuscript preparation
Create figures and presentations, present at meetings
Communicate with study funders and donors
Participate in the preparation and tracking of financial documents, such as budgets, study invoices, and annual reports
Assist with recruiting, interviewing, training, monitoring, and supervising students; coordinate and participate in the interviewing and training of new research staff on study protocols, procedures, and reporting
Other duties as assigned
This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline
5 years related experience
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula*
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 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.
** 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.
Master's Degree in related discipline preferred
Applicants with knowledge of SPSS, SAS, Stata, and/or REDCap preferred
Specific Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must be comfortable completing invasive procedures including specimen collection (nasal, saliva, urine, blood) and other samples from participants
Proficiency in the use of computers, including software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Independent and self-motivated
Highly organized and detail oriented
Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures
Current driver's license issued by the state of residence and good driving record required
Ability to travel with overnight stays required as needed
Some evening, weekend and holiday work may be required
This position will maintain background clearance as required by the employer and any collaborating agencies
Director, Great Lakes Hub, Duluth, MN
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator II Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,650 - $62,850 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 8:30AM-5PM; M-F Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/MN: Minnesota Department name: Ctr for Amer IndnAlskn Nat Hlth CAIANH Personnel area: School of Public Health
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