Program Coordinator

Lexington, KY
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position will be primarily based in Morehead, KY. We are seeking to hire a project coordinator who will have the following responsibilities: Coordinates operations between UK and the two field offices (one in Morehead, Kentucky and one in Hazard, Kentucky); Serves as supervisor for two full-time community researchers and one part-time community researchers; Works with the Data Manager to ensure that data collection for and HIV, HCV, and syphilis testing protocols are maintained at a high quality and that the data is transferred appropriately for storage and analysis; Develops standard operating procedures and protocols for research projects in coordination with the Principal Investigator. Plans and directs team meetings, preparing agendas and data reports, and facilitating discussion; Presents and co-presents research findings to community groups. Attends quarterly CAP meetings and consults with project investigators to ensure best practices are followed.

Job Title
Program Coordinator

Requisition Number

Working Title
Project Coordinator

Department Name

Work Location
Morehead, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Travel between clinic sites and UK Campus, working at a computer for extended periods of time, some possible lifting less than 25 pounds.


Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Primarily days with additional hours, including some on weekends, if needed.


MS Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe PDF, written and oral communication, collaborative attitude, professionalism, dependability, detail-oriented, organization, strong leadership skills

Within 1 month of hire, person must complete Certification in the Protection of Human Research Subjects (i.e., CITI) and certification in HIV testing and counseling

Driver's license highly preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of professional experience do you have working within rural communities?
    • More than 0 years up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * How many years of professional experience do you have working with clients, patients, or participants who use drugs?
    • More than 0 years up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * The central functions of this position require travel throughout Eastern Kentucky. Are you able to meet this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * This position is located in Morehead, KY. Are you able to travel to or live near Morehead, KY for work?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe your previous experience with project coordination.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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