Coordinator, Clinical Trials (UPDATED)

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Aug 31, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepare the payor coverage analysis and budget template documents in accordance with study protocol, applicable regulations, and UAHS procedures.  Negotiate clinical research budgets in accordance with institutional guidelines.
  • Liaise with UAHS study teams and medical partners to facilitate the approval of research projects.  Coordinate and collect all essential documents required for study start up activities.  Provide other appropriate assistance to ensure quality and timely completion/submission of research projects.
  • Facilitate submissions of clinical trial agreement and budget amendments, collecting essential documents as required and updating the payor coverage analysis.
  • Maintain final documents and distribute to internal and external stakeholders as required.  Prepare online routing in the UAccess Research System.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and experience in a professional environment, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
Preferred Qualifications• Demonstrated experience supporting clinical research including study coordination, budget development, payor coverage analysis, and/or contract review

• Skill in preparing research budgets and/or payor coverage analyses.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of a clinical trial management system (e.g. Huron Click, OnCore).

• Demonstrated knowledge of university and sponsor agency policies and procedures.

• Standout colleague who supports the team and is able to resolve issues with a positive outcome.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic team environment with changing priorities.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a manner that is effective and efficient.

• Experience with UA systems, specifically UAccess Research.

• Willingness to adjust schedule to work weekend and evening hours when necessary.

Highly Preferred:

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills and significant attention to detail.

-Self-motivated, takes initiative, and a strong ability to multi-task multiple projects.

-Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

-Demonstrated ability to interact professionally and effectively with investigators, sponsors, and cross-functional teams.

-Demonstrated customer service.

-Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office.

FLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryResearchBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$42,007 - $70,011Compensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Grade7 Career Stream and LevelPC2Job FamilyGrant & Contract Admin Job FunctionResearch Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesChristine Gaul, [email protected] 520-626-1542 Open Date8/17/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyResume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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