Sr. Research Program Coordinator II
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Sr. Research Program Coordinator II
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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong, positive interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures

Additional Requirements:
  • 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

Reports To:
  • 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

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

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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