Senior Research Program Coordinator

Commack, NY
Mar 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Senior Research Program Coordinator-1700167

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, or a related field. Two (2) years of experience in a research setting. Previous supervisory experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or a related field. Additional years of experience in a research setting. Experience working in a clinical setting. Familiarity with Microsoft Access and Qualtrics. Familiarity with the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and Stony Brook policies and procedures.

Brief Description of Duties:

The successful candidate serves as a liaison between clinical and research staff to facilitate integration between the Stony Brook WTC clinical and research programs. The incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. S/he will work directly with management to advance multiple projects and must be highly organized and goal-directed and be able to adapt and learn new technology. S/he will perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate between clinical and research staff to design and update protocols for administering research-based assessments.
  • Master different aspects of data collection at the clinic and communicate strengths and weaknesses to Investigators.
  • Educate the clinical staff on relevant research insights to enrich their understanding of responders’ physical and mental health, including occasional coordination of speaking engagements by Investigators.
  • Implement and train clinical staff on research-based measures and procedures.
  • Extract data to monitor completeness and quality of assessments and summarize into monthly reports, discuss reports with managers, and re-train staff as necessary.
  • Supervise the Research Program Coordinator, as well as undergraduate and graduate level research assistants who are helping with coordination of workflow between the clinic and research staff, administration of research-based assessments, and related data entry and quality assurance.
  • Address requests by Investigators to extract data on patients’ mental and physical health by assigning the task to qualified staff, providing guidance, and reviewing the data to ensure completeness and accuracy, in a timely manner.
  • Develop and refine computerized methods for data collection and for communicating patients’ eligibility for different research-based assessments to clinical staff.
  • Coordinate the ordering, installation, and maintenance of electronic equipment designated for research-based assessments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: Occasional travel between the Islandia and Mineola clinics may be required.

FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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About Stony Brook:

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Official Job Title: Senior Research Support Specialist
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Commack
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine/WTC Program-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Medicine/WTC Program-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Mar 15, 2017
Posting End Date: Mar 29, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $46,000-$55,000 CWE
Salary Grade: E79


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