Research Coordinator

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Research Coordinator

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Surveillance Research Coordinator

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time.


Monday-Friday; and 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (40 hrs/wk).

Job Summary:

The Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center is seeking a surveillance
program coordinator to assist both Research Core and Data Security and Management Core directs, principal investigators, grant project directors, and surveillance data managers in the coordination of day-to-day surveillance program operation.

The coordinator will assist in all phases of the surveillance project coordination for surveillance projects under multiple funding streams including Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) program, including the day-to-day program activities; participate in surveillance program staff meetings and updates; assist with managing data access for staff; coordinate with the data enterprise center on the adherence to data access and security protocols; assisting with data or study modifications to IRB protocol; attend meetings with stakeholders, and track surveillance; assist with process and outcome reporting to grant funders; and collaborate on annual grant performance reports, project result publications, and presentation; and collaborate with major stakeholders and co-investigators on surveillance data and prevention strategy outputs and outcomes.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Excel, MS windows; Zoom; strong communication skills; organization; and attention to details.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s degree plus two or more years of project coordination experience preferred.

Driver’s license 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: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 7/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time