The department of Aging and Geriatric medicine Research is seeking applicants to fill the position of Research Coordinator. This position will serve as a Project Manager of the Administrative Coordinating Center for multiple multi-center trials. In this role, the Assistant Project Manager will monitor research activities and will play a pivotal role in the coordination of these research programs.
Organizes and leads study meetings, both in person and by telephone/web conference; works in conjunction with Committee chairs in the development of meeting agendas; prepares and distributes meeting minutes; ensures information dissemination among centers and efficient communication and distribution of study notifications and information; manage and continual develop of the web-based tracking and monitoring system to meet the overall study needs, which includes posting meeting minutes, progress reports, Data Safety Advisory Board recommendations, and other study tools and materials;
Tracks and facilitates review and approval of study related ancillary studies as well as study related presentations and publications, includes working with website programming team to develop tracking systems based on study needs, conducting administrative reviews of submitted proposals, and distribution of proposals for review by relevant study committees and oversight groups; tracking and reporting of progress of ancillary studies and study publications;
Ensuring the safety of human subjects to include the implementation of safety notification systems; involved with the coordination and submission of central and local IRB applications; monitors and ensures compliance with protocol, contract, and state, federal, College of Medicine and University of Florida regulations and guidelines; monitors and ensures field center compliance to human subject protection requirements; ensures that all technical requirements of the funding agency are met, including auditing and reporting;
Advises and coordinated the planning, implementing and reporting on the activities and procedures of the research projects; oversees and participates in the development of data collection forms, manuals of operations and procedures, protocols, and other documents required for project implementation and evaluation, such as computerized systems for monitoring and reporting the study requirements;
Represents the Administrative Coordinating Center for periodic site visits, prepares site visit reports and prepares materials and reports for the Data Safety Monitoring Board meetings; conducts site visits to monitor staff and research study activities; conducts quality control monitoring for clinical research studies and performs regular site compliance audits; prepares progress reports to document the audit findings;
Coordinates the preparation and issuing of research study newsletters and communications; oversees distribution of study materials and/or shipment of equipment to centers; may provide backup for the purchases of study related services, equipment, and supplies from outside central vendors.
Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein