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Research Project Coordinator

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Job Description
The University of Maryland School of Medicine has an opening for a Research Project Coordinator in the Department of Psychiatry.   Working in the Division of Addiction Research and Treatment, the selected candidate will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Maryland Addiction Consultation Service for Maternal Opioid Misuse (MACS for MOMs) program. The position coordinates data maintenance, grant expenditure adherence, project evaluation, meeting scheduling, and stakeholder interfacing. This role also serves as a point of contact for program participants, program personnel and support staff. The candidate will adhere to good clinical practices, study protocols, and applicable regulations.
Maryland Addiction Consultation Service for Maternal Opioid Misuse (MACS for MOMs) grant aims to improve care for pregnant and postpartum Medicaid participants diagnosed with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). MACS for MOMs will offer increased training opportunities for prescribers to improve comfort with treating pregnant and postpartum beneficiaries through consultation and training.
 This Exempt, Regular position offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. Essential Functions

  • Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations, including meeting scheduling, grant expenditure adherence, project evaluation and other duties.
  • Independently coordinates and communicates directly with the Principle Investigator, program participants, and sponsors to manage the operation and evaluation activities of the research studies. Responsible for ensuring optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and specifications. Uses evaluation techniques, originality, and ingenuity to resolve non routine issues.
  • Lead the collection and management of study data by developing data collection instruments, establishing and maintaining databases, and performing data quality checks. Develops and implements new processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency of data collection and evaluation. Track, report, and audit study data and regulatory study documentation.
  • Develop and produce reports of study data for project staff and stakeholders. Analyzes data and draws conclusions in order to make recommendations. Develop reports summarizing study deviations from protocol and communications with IRB. Contributes meaningful information to enhance publications or grant applications.
  • Monitor activities to ensure compliance with protocols and all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional policies. Assists in budget development, expenditure adherence, and maintenance of inventory on equipment and supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Psychiatry, Social Work, Nursing, Public Health, or related field.
Experience: Prior experience in research preferred
Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education. The Hiring Range for this position is in the low to high $40,000s, commensurate with education and experience. If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258. UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Psychiatry
Job Posting: Feb 19, 2021
Unposting Date: Feb 25, 2021, 11:59:00 PM




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Posted: 2/21/2021
Application Due: 2/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time