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The Project Coordinator works in the Area Health Education Centers and provides a significant contribution to all AHEC project activities, including curricular planning, student and faculty schedules, meetings, research, learner evaluation, production of scholarly products, and coordination and management of virtual communities. S/he provides assistance for related faculty, resident, and student research projects, and supports research infrastructure and capacity building activities for the AHEC Project for the Department of Family Medicine. The incumbent will serve as the primary project director for multiple on-going AHEC-based evaluations and educational research projects in all phases of development and implementation, including supervision of work-study students and medical school, and graduate and undergraduate student interns or scholars. Reporting to Principal Investigator/AHEC Director, Chair, and Vice Chair, the Project Coordinator has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Develops, edits, and prepares proposals, study protocols, and supporting documentation for federal, foundation, and private industry-sponsored research funding agencies.
Oversees the coordination and submission of grant applications with University and extramural research administrative offices, subcontractors, subawardee investigators, and consultants.
Provides support and assistance for researchers, research infrastructure, financial management functions and capacity building activities in the Department of Family Medicine.
Oversees and assists in ongoing studies, including research design, data management, study materials development, data analysis, writing and editing scientific manuscripts for publication.
Manages institutional review board (IRB) submissions and serves as the primary regulatory coordinator for IRB-related communications.
Helps department faculty members submit and communicate with the IRB, and supervises and trains medical school, graduate and undergraduate student interns.
Provides support to Principal Investigator and Research Associate, collecting and analyzing evaluative data for AHEC project, Primary Care Leadership Track, or any grant-related indicators.
Prepares study budgets with the help of PI, department administrator, research associate, and faculty in accordance with federal, sponsor and institutional policies, procedures and guidelines.
Monitors AHEC budget and grant-related expenses, and reconciles expense reports with department administrator, completing sponsor annual progress reports and assisting with financial reports.
Provides administrative support to the track director, course director, and any other director as needed, including scheduling of meetings, assistance with literature searches, and preparation of materials for presentations and meetings, serving as a liaison for medical students with AHEC site coordinators and providers.
Develops master list of all research opportunities for summer and process summer research applications and notifications, maintaining program resource materials and coordinating course material and handouts.
Oversees the annual setup of evaluative databases and presents evaluative data, coordinating grant-related subcontractor, independent consultant, and other outside vendor invoices, payments, and contracts with the department and university administrative offices.
Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in health or science related field; Master's Degree preferred. Consideration will be given for a combination of education and experience
Minimum of 2 years of progressive work experience in grant writing, project coordination or management and sponsored research administration
Certified Research Administration designation is helpful
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications
Knowledge of research methods, human research subjects protection and Good Clinical Practices, FDA regulations, OMB Uniform Guidance and NIH funding guidelines
Analytical background with strong communication, writing and editing skills
Excellent organizational skills with a detail-oriented demeanor
Knowledge of grants.gov, REDCap, SPSS or other statistical programs, Endnotes, Word, Excel
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