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Research Study Coordinator 1

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Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-19
Req: R-134


323M-YN - Research Study Coordinator 1

Business Title:

Research Study Coordinator 1





Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Number:

Position Details:

Summary of Duties: This position coordinates research projects within the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH). This position will prepare human subjects applications and management and will assist with developing study protocols. This position will coordinate data management and collection, preparing manuscripts for publication, budget maintenance, and day to day study oversight.

Essential Duty: Yes

Percent of Time: 45%
Job Function: Data Activities

Duties Performed:

  • Performs data collection (questionnaires, record audio, etc.) Performs data entry into various databases.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and cleans data. Verify the accuracy of data and ensures data is properly stored according to policy and procedure.
  • Reviews procedures for collecting and summarizing data and makes recommendations for process improvement.
  • Coordinates with other collaborators on data management.

Essential Duty: Yes

Percent of Time: 30%
Job Function: Human Subjects Activities

Duties Performed:

  • Recruits and screens new participants for research projects. Presents informed consent material, ensuring participants understand the study procedures, the data that is being collected, and confidentiality.
  • Conducts interviews with human subjects, administers testing, and records observations. Monitors participants as primary contact for research study.
  • Maintains project files and participant’s documents organization system ensuring compliance to IRB regulation. Maintains confidentiality of participant records.
  • Problem solves challenges to recruitment, retention, and participant satisfaction with program.
  • Point of contact for participants for any concerns that arise. Uses independent judgment in resolving the concerns or escalating for higher-level review and resolution.
  • Travel as needed.

Essential Duty: Yes

Percent of Time: 10%
Job Function: Project Implementation

Duties Performed:

  • Designs, develops and maintains project manual of operation/protocols.
  • Prepares and manages IRB documents.
  • Monitors project’s progress and troubleshoots areas of concern or deviation.
  • Develops design study and makes recommendations for data collection methods, tracking, and study protocols. Implements methods upon approval.
  • Manages project tracking logs and provides reports to PI on project status.
  • Co-leads project meetings, shepherding team decision making processes.
  • Communicates with community agencies (clinics, labs, etc.)
  • Schedules meetings and record meetings minutes.

Essential Duty: Yes

Percent of Time: 5%
Job Function: Reporting

Duties Performed:

  • Prepares recruitment, data collection and study intervention reports for PIs.
  • Reviews papers/manuscripts, preparing presentations.

Essential Duty: No

Percent of Time: 5%
Job Function: Other

Duties Performed: Fiscal and Budget Activities

  • Responsible for purchasing including purchase requests, ordering and reimbursements.
  • Submits travel requests, makes arrangements and prepares travel reimbursement requests. Ships materials as needed to project sites.
  • Coordinates payments to participants and billing procedures related to study visits including purchasing, tracking, distributing and internal audits

Essential Duty: No

Percent of Time: 5%
Job Function: Other

Duties Performed:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Assistant OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Must have strong written/oral communication and organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team on multiple projects.
  • Work hours must be flexible to include evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Possession of a valid and current driver’s license by time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in working with Native communities.
  • Experience working in a research environment.
  • Excellent proofreading skills, and a strong attention to detail. Experience working with internet applications.

Additional Information:

FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Position Term in months: 12
City, State, Zip: Seattle, WA 98101
Department Link: IREACH
Background Check: Yes, this position has been determined to require a background check
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.
Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled):

February 1, 2021

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/6/2021
Application Due: 3/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time