Project Coordinator

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00145PO18 Classification Title Project Coordinator Internal Title Project Coordinator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Nursing Department College of Nursing Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $41,958 Advertised Salary Range $41,958 - $50,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Coordinate and manage day-to-day activities of assigned research projects and the Center, including: assist in developing research protocols, procedures and materials, organize research records and maintain databases; assist in preparing project and technical reports for funding agencies; prepare, submit, and monitor regulatory materials for IRB, DSMB and other regulatory bodies, communication with research team members, community partners, participants, and funding and regulatory agencies.

Train and supervise staff and student assistants on research protocols, managing schedules to ensure research tasks completed in a timely fashion.

Assist with research participant recruitment, informed consent, and data collection according to study protocols.

Assist in writing, preparing, and submitting grant applications, manuscripts, and research-related presentations.

Order and maintain supplies, process travel authorizations and reimbursements, participant payments, and monitor expenses within budget.

Other duties as assigned by Center Director.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in related field and 2 years related experience, or bachelor's degree in related field and 4 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with research studies
USC research policies and databases
Certified Research Coordinator
Experience with at least one statistical program, preferably SPSS, Powerpoint, Excel


Outstanding communication and organizational skills, comfortable with technology, and productive in a work environment that has competing priorities and time-sensitive deadlines. Individual must be able to work independently. She/he must be highly organized, professional, flexible, and a team player. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Analytical skills, ability to synthesize information from multiple sources, attentiveness to details and results. Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to inspire, lead, and work effectively with diverse groups. Ability to plan, coordinate and implement diverse administrative functions, establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 02/12/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree in a related field and 2 years of related experience, or at least a bachelor's degree in a related field and 4 years of related experience.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Supporting Documents


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