RESEARCH COORDINATOR

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Feb 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The purpose of this position is to complete high level administrative tasks that ensure the success of the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research's (CMHPSR) evaluation projects that are funded by Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health. The person in this position will serve as a liaison among the CMHPSR project director, several project managers, project staff who conduct the program evaluations, and the contracted community based behavioral health agencies and their key stakeholders. Responsibilities include managing between 10 and 15 concurrent projects that are part of the CMHPSR's contract with the Department of Behavioral Health. The position will support the needs of project managers and staff to enhance progress across projects, increasing productivity, and timely delivery of the project deliverables.

This person will be responsible for writing reports and communicating results to community partners and our funder. Communication with agencies will include working to obtain data, communicating about validity of data elements, and presentation and interpretation of results. This person will manage all human subject research institutional review board (IRB) applications and data license agreements (DLA) by drafting and submitting documents such as IRB protocols, letters of support on behalf of state and city commissioners, executive summaries, lists of variables to be licensed, and be the primary point of contact for the IRBs and the data license agreements. This person also will organize and maintain all IRB and DLA documents by project and make recommendations to the primary investigators regarding compliance. This person will recruit and supervise student workers. Lastly, the person will conduct data base searches, create annotated bibliographies, take statistical output and create figures and graphs for lay audience, and draft sections of manuscripts for publications.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 1 year to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Reference Number: 40-27300

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: PS-Mental Health Services

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research

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