Research Project Coordinator

Post #
Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Center for Personalized Medicine
Full-time; M-F Days
HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
Description of Duties

The Research Project Coordinator manages and coordinates research studies including specimen samples, data management, lab protocols, and billing. Collaborates with research and clinical investigators to translate research questions into data requirements and defines project data dictionary, captures processes, validation procedures, and reporting methods. Coordinates protocols for institutionally supported grant programs and translational research. Duties include: coordinates, implements and maintains compliance of research studies; acts as a liaison with all departments and Shared Resources facilities involved in the implementation of a research study; reviews all assigned research studies and amendments for feasibility of implementation; assists in the development of case report forms and research data bases in collaboration with CRS data management as requested; collaborates with all Shared Resource facilities and CRS to assure proper specimen collection, processing, protocol alignment and billings; coordinates the collection and handling of specimens required by research studies and collaborates with the CRS Laboratory Team to ensure the specimens are processed in accordance with study requirements; utilizes IRB-approved study participant recruitment methods to recruit new study participants; develops screening tools and methods to identify study participants; pre-screens and screens patients for study participation following HIPAA and Roswell Park guidelines; maintains a screening log as required by the research study; coordinates data extraction for research purposes from various organizational repositories; collaborates with research and clinical investigators to translate research questions into data requirements and defines project data dictionary, capture processes, validation procedures, and reporting method; prioritizes daily activities to ensure compliance with research requirements of all participant studies; documents existing and creates new data management operating procedures; triages projects for appropriate data capture tools and procedures; provides data quality monitoring and requests fulfillment; monitors data for completeness and accuracy; organizes and stores all appropriate documentation to keep accurate record of data requests; maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety and compliance standards; prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department; maintains, distributes, analyzes and projects information for required records, reports statistics as directed; coordinates protocols for institutionally supported grant programs and translational research; manage multi-social media accounts around departmental activities (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.); schedules appointments, updates project plans, and tracks expenses; coordinates supply orders required for specimen analysis; review and process all Shared Resources' invoices for payment; assists in the preparation of manuscripts for study publications and presentations; attends meetings as required; performs other related duties as assigned.


Applicant must possess Bachelor’s degree and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in scientific research including data management experience or Associate’s degree and the equivalent of three years of full-time experience in scientific research including data management experience. The preferred candidate will have three years of data management experience, two years of lab management experience and knowledge of Shared Resources processes such as Pathology Network, Flow Cytometry, and Genomics. The preferred candidate will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, significant attention to detail and self-directed and strong customer service skills. The preferred candidate will possess the ability to work in a fast pace team environment; take initiative; and strong ability to multi-task and organize; possess the ability to perform duties and problem solve with minimal supervision.; and possess analytical and reasoning abilities to coordinate planning activities, customer requirements and cost and time limitations.

This is a grant-funded position.  Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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Applicant Instructions

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