Program Coordinator III

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Posting Details

Posting NumberS02212PWorking TitleProgram Coordinator IIIDepartmentPharmacy Clinical & Admin PharmacyAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday-Friday, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date07/09/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date08/26/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitlePROGRAM COORDINATOR IIIPay Grade072FLSAExemptJob FamilyOutreach ServicesFTE100Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a master’s degree with 3 years of related experience; OR completion of a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This position is funded over the next four years and will be responsible for coordinating research and educational functions of the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA). This position must work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and trainees across academic units as well as core research facilities/functions and requires the ability to foster research, research communications, and education in translational science across the state with alliance partners, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Education in the health sciences and/or experience in health care. UGA Human Subjects Office/Institutional Review Board training, including required Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) courses and Good Clinical Practice Certification is required.

Physical Demands

Sitting for long periods of time, light lifting

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? YesIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Work closely with faculty, students, and trainees to facilitate the flow of clinical research protocols from concept, to initial approval, implementation, and completion utilizing Georgia CTSA resources, expertise, and services. Act as a central resource and advocate for the research community/teams to provide authoritative expertise and regulatory guidance on complex issues, operational goals, innovative business strategies, ethical considerations, and institutional policies related to clinical and translational research. Educate and guide faculty and research teams in the UGA-required approval processes. Assist with activities through the Georgia CTSA Trial Innovation Network to facilitate multi-site clinical research between alliance partners and with other CTSA hubs nationally. UGA Human Subjects Office/Institutional Review Board training, including required Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) courses and Good Clinical Practice Certification is required.

Percentage of time50 Duties/Responsibilities


Document requests from investigators, faculty, and trainees seeking Georgia CTSA support. Generate monthly, quarterly, and annual metrics across the 17 functions of the Georgia CTSA to measure the impact of services and programs. Manage the central mail and phone line service for the research community. Plan and help organize meetings at and between alliance institutions. Chair and as needed take and distribute meeting minutes. Oversee, maintain, request updates, and contribute to Georgia CTSA’s webpages and social media platforms. Identify data driven gaps, trends, system or staff problems as they become evident. Collaborate with internal and external customers to evaluate services and implement quality improvement strategies. Support delivery of regional meetings initiated or supported by the Georgia CTSA.

Percentage of time40 Duties/Responsibilities


The Georgia CTSA is federally funded on a multi-year institutional grant. Responsibilities include purchasing, monitoring, reviewing, reconciling, and resolving financial activity across grant accounts in cooperation with the College of Pharmacy Business Office, UGA Office of Research, and Emory University.

Percentage of time5 Duties/Responsibilities


Identify and help leverage university expertise and capabilities to expand clinical and translational research at UGA, between alliance institutions, and across the state. Help highlight and identify faculty researchers for annual Georgia CTSA Presidents’ Team Science and Pilot Seed grant awards.

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References with Contact Information




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Posted: 7/16/2019
Application Due: 9/14/2019
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