Duties: The study coordinator will coordinate the implementation of behavioral components of several multisite HIV prevention randomized controlled trials. Tasks will include: coordinating clinical trial behavioral data collection, compliance, and data management and analysis; coordinating participant recruitment and screening for multiple research projects; obtaining informed consent; conducting interviews with trial participants; monitoring the implementation of psychosocial interventions; a rotating on-call schedule, be responsible for responding to study participant distress or adverse events with appropriate referrals; and drafting project-related reports. The study coordinator will work in close collaboration with the Principal Investigator and the research team to organize daily operations of the project.
Multiple universities are involved in these large-scale trials. The candidate will be involved in the implementation of all phases of the study from design to deliverables, will identify critical tasks and personnel required to complete projects successfully, and will monitor project status and ensure that tasks and deliverables are completed on time. For this position, experience with behavioral research methods and counseling are required. Experience in HIV prevention, LGBT health, Motivational Interviewing, is preferred.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 1-3 years related work experience. Master's degree in public health or related field desirable. Strong research background in behavioral science and/or clinical trials research preferred. An in-depth knowledge of the research process, including prior experience conducting multisite trials, community-based participatory research, HIV prevention and care, and study protocol implementation is required. Strong oral and written communication skills required. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with adolescents and young adults, community members, study participants, clinical personnel, investigative team, and research staff is essential. The successful candidate will possess initiative, sound judgment, and a high level of organization in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to work independently but also to collaborate effectively as part of an interdisciplinary research team. Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines is essential. Strong PC skills in MS office and related databases. Prior experience in working with diverse populations, including LGBT populations, is essential. Prior supervisory experience desired.
Must own or have access to a car; valid drivers licenses required.
Reference Number: 06-28799
Salary Grade: 026
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Family and Community Health
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