Educational Research Coordinator

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00623PO20Classification TitleProgram Coordinator IInternal TitleEducational Research CoordinatorCampusSchool of Medicine GreenvilleWork CountyGreenvilleCollege/DivisionSchool of Medicine GreenvilleDepartmentSOMG School of Medicine GreenvilleBand 5Advertised Minimum Salary $33,494Advertised Salary Range$33,494 - $40,000Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work 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 PositionResearch Grant (RGP)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryAdministrativeBenefit Eligibility TypeResearch Grant (RGP)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised Job Summary

The School of Medicine Greenville is seeking applications for a Program Coordinator who will assist the Principal and Co-investigators in the implementation of an NIH R25 educational research project. The Educational Research Program Coordinator will facilitate the implementation, management, and administrative tasks associated with the NIH R25 funded research project. This is a 5-year educational research project funded by the National Institute of Aging and is focused on promoting diversity in research training and mentoring for underrepresented minority undergraduate students (URMs). The coordinator will organize and administratively support the research project. The coordinator will assist in developing student recruitment plans, lead the educational evaluation component of the grant, and manage the grant budget along with other grant associated activities. In addition, this position will work as a member of a research team composed of several faculty members who will oversee 10-15 undergraduate students and several medical students each summer.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related program experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer prior experience in training development and prior experience in grant management. Prior experience with implementation of evaluation approaches for educational programs. Prior experience with university faculty/staff administration is a plus.


General knowledge of research processes
Knowledge of administrative and business management principles, practices and procedures.
Knowledge of rules and regulations pertaining to administrative/business activities of the organization.
Ability to formulate and implement administrative policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
Good organization and time management skills.
Proficient with computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to set up functions, enter data, or process information, as well as general word processing, graphics, presentation software.
Ability to work independently.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the project team.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of VacanciesDesired Start Date11/10/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date10/13/2020Job Close Date10/27/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial 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 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.

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related program experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have prior experience in training development and prior experience in grant management?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have prior experience with implementation of evaluation approaches for educational programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have prior experience working with university faculty/staff administration?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 10/13/2020
Application Due: 10/27/2020
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