The University of Florida (UF) Precision Health Research Center (PHRC) within the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is seeking an enthusiastic and qualified individual to fill the Research Programs Coordinator position. This position will work with faculty to develop, implement, and coordinate projects in translational and implementation science and in developing research projects aimed at improving health care quality and outcomes for older adults.This position requires knowledge of current translational and clinical research best practices with older adults, experience in compliance with human subject Institutional Review Board (IRB) practices, and subject recruitment activities.
Support the development of planning for the study, implementation, and manage day-to-day operations of research programs. Translate planning and design decisions into concrete activities and tasks, assign these tasks, and set priorities for their implementation. Ensure proper communication among stakeholders, staff, study sponsors, and investigators, to coordinate the assigned directives and accomplish deliverables. The work includes monitoring and coordinating research project operations, including project plans, timelines, and tasks. Assist in working with and monitoring the progress of work conducted by external vendors and subcontractors. Experience working with interdisciplinary teams in both academic and professional environments.
Develop project/work plan. Monitor progress, identify and resolve barriers to progress, and work with project leadership to make any necessary adjustments to scope, timeline, and/or budget. Communicate with faculty and staff, sponsors, community partners, and other external constituencies as needed. Coordinating data collection activities including conducting interviews; coordinating survey printing, online survey creation, and distribution; creating and maintaining project timelines; facilitating participating site intervention activities and maintaining contact with sites; recruiting research participants; and coordinating with electronic health records (EHR) and information technology (IT) development staff.
Responsible for preparation of reports, manuscripts, and grant proposals including performing literature searches, creating cohesive literature summaries, creating figures, formatting references, and creating budget justifications.
Maintaining project compliance with regulations including creating and renewing IRB protocols, serving as custodian for human subjects’ payments, and managing budgets.
Oversight of students and staff, ensuring that daily tasks are completed, and project timelines are communicated across the team and met.
Other duties as assigned, these can include coordination of travel arrangements and documentation; initiation of job postings and administrative conduct of search proceedings; maintenance of websites and other information repositories, in strict conformance to team standards.