Program Coordinator I/UKHC

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Program Coordinator I/UKHC

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Lexington, KY

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1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Repetitive motion.
Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs.


Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

Job Summary:

The department of Neurology is seeking a Program Coordinator I.

This position serves as an integral part of the NeuroBank, being responsible for daily biobank activities, including supervising and coordinating staff, developing and modifying workflows and SOPS, maintaining and overseeing the lab space.

This position is responsible for ensuring biospecimens are collected, processed, and stored according to best practices, and will establish collaborations and partnerships throughout UK to facilitate specimen identification and collection.

The Program Advisor will also work with neuroscience researchers utilizing the NeuroBank; providing support for all elements of research that involve the NeuroBank.

This position will be responsible for ensuring the NeuroBank’s compliance with IRB and regulatory protocols, assist with related modifications, and implement quality improvement measures as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Research, knowledge of OR procedures and protocol; proficiency with electronic tracking databases, Microsoft Office.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s degree plus three or more years related experience preferred.
Supervisory experience preferred.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
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