Data Coordinator (Melanoma)

Aurora, CO
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Cancer Center

Data Coordinator (Melanoma)

Position # 00708812 - Requisition 11280

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Data Coordinator position.

The University of Colorado Cancer Center, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Colorado's only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center's clinical partner for adult care, University of Colorado Hospital is ranked in the top 25 by U.S. News and World Report for cancer care and Children's Hospital Colorado is ranked 8th by the same organization in pediatric cancer care. The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network®, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North America's top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center is a consortium of approximately 400 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three clinical institutions, all working toward one goal: Translating science into life.

As a key member of the clinical research team, the Data Coordinator works with Sarcoma industry-sponsored, co-operative group and or investigator-initiated clinical trials in accordance with the trial protocols, FDA Regulations, and ICH/GCP Guidelines. This position is accountable for meeting study-specific goals and timelines, collecting data from a variety of sources and recording them into databases for review; simultaneously, addressing and amending ongoing queries from previously reported data. The incumbent collaborates with team members in obtaining toxicity grading, including assessment of clinical significance of all lab and test results and relatedness of adverse reactions according to protocol guidelines. It is critical to be detail oriented to ensure accuracy and integrity of the data.

The person in this position also schedules, coordinates, and prepares for monitoring visits and audits as well as communicates appropriately and effectively with study subjects, investigators, and other team members. Finally, the position performs clinical duties as assigned based on appropriate licensure and/or completion of competency documentation and team needs. The successful incumbent has outstanding customer service skills and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Specific duties are:

  • Abstracts and records all research subject data pertaining to the research protocol onto protocol-specific Case Report Forms (CRFs) and into the Cancer Center clinical trials database in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Ensures complete source documentation is compiled for each study subject record
  • Collaborates with Clinical Research Staff in obtaining toxicity grading levels, including assessment of clinical significance of all lab and test results and relatedness of adverse reactions according to protocol guidelines
  • Schedules, coordinates, and prepares for Sponsor Monitor Visits and audits in collaboration with the CCTO Regulatory Affairs, Primary CRC and other research team members
  • Meets with Monitors to respond to any question of data validity and corrects/revises data as appropriate; responds to queries from Sponsor
  • Works on multiple research studies simultaneously
  • Conducts follow-up of study patients
  • Performs clinical duties as assigned based on appropriate licensure and/or completion of competency documentation

Independently coordinates and manages data entry, queries, and monitor

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is $40,000 and is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree or higher in any field or two years' experience in a medical or clinical environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience with basic human anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products
  • Research experience, oncology is a plus


  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to problem-solve, multi-task, and work independently
  • Good command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products

Please note that this position involved long periods of time sitting at the computer.

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter/letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Matthew Skoch at

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 3-5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 8, 2017. Those who do not apply by October 8, 2017 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20066 - SOM-U of Colo Cancer Center

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 27, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Matthew Skoch

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00708812


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