Clinical Research Coordinator

Job Code and Payroll Title
Job Summary
Clinical Research Coordinators provide support, coordination and leadership for FDA regulated studies which may involve industry-sponsored Phase I, II, III and IV clinical trials, government-funded clinical research, and investigator-initiated clinical research (collectively referred to as "clinical research involving human subjects").  They ensure smooth, accurate progress of clinical studies from the planning and approval stages through study completion and post-study closure.   Incumbents prepare documentation for submission for review by the Institutional Review Board (IRB),  recruit and screen study participants, coordinate their clinical treatment and follow-up care, and help facilitate their continued participation; abstract data from medical records and other sources; collect, submit and maintain study data and regulatory documents; develop  and ensure compliance with study protocols; and participate in the planning, development, and budgeting for clinical studies.
Req Number
Job Title
Clinical Research Coordinator
Employee Class
Temporary Employment
Appointment End Date
Shift Length
8 Hours
Days, Evenings, Weekends
Bargaining Unit
University Professional Technical Employees – Research Support Professionals Unit (UPTE-RX)
Job Category
Administrative Support, Research and Scientific, Support Services, Temporary Employment
Required Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
  • This position will require you to come to campus 3 days a week and then in March of 2022, you will be required to come to campus 5 days a week

Position Type
Temporary Employment
Department Name
Temporary Employment Program
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Department Description
  • Perform independently or with general direction at the fully operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Clinical Research Supervisor and/or Principal Investigator (PI)
  • May coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies
  • Be required to assist with filing of FDA documentation; and be involved in specimen collection and processing.
  • Incumbent’s duties may include, but will not be limited to supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of single or multiple clinical research studies, depending on their size and complexity
  • Act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management
  • Manage and report on study results
  • Create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports
  • Coordinate staff work schedules, assist with training of Assistant CRCs and CRCs, consenting of study subjects
  • Filing of regulatory documents
  • Coordinating subject visits
  • Assist Clinical Research Supervisor and/or PI with oversight of other research staff
  • Manage Investigator’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research online system, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies
  • Participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance
  • Help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies
  • Oversee study data integrity
  • Implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures
  • Interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation
  • Maintain all regulatory documents
  • Report study progress to investigators
  • Participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols
  • Perform sample processing according to established and approved protocols
  • Shipment of samples as needed; and perform other duties as assigned.

About UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

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