• Research Project Coordinator, Supervisor

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Public Health
    SPH: Epidemiology
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Working closely with principal investigator, manages a large or multiple smaller research projects. Manages project related budgets, information systems, recruitment activities, regulatory requirements and equipment and space requirements. Assists in developing and submitting grant proposals and advises principal investigator of changes in reporting or accounting requirements. Assists with recruiting and interviewing patients/subjects, conducting tests, developing and directing surveys or making presentations. Oversees the interviewing and hiring of staff involved with designated research projects. Supervises staff by orienting, training and providing ongoing performance feedback. Manages project related information systems and databases including data collection, coding, storage and analysis. Assists investigator and research personnel with publication of findings. Serves as project liaison to other departments, outside organizations, government agencies and product representatives. Ensures the preparation of operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies. May develop and administer research protocols. Performs related responsibilities as required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a science field or business management and three years of related management experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 06/08/06 AMM

    Additional Details

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 5 years of experience managing study recruitment and enrollment activities
    • Supervisory experience including training, monitoring and providing work performance feedback to staff and Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs)
    • Knowledge of and familiarity with study coordination and operations, including some budget management
    • Experience with data collection, management and reporting
    • Experience working with HIV/AIDS research, prevention or treatment

    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Develop, implement and monitor all study recruitment and enrollment activities including the development of recruitment protocols, surveys, materials and tracking logs
    2. Hire, train and oversee the work of study recruiters at venue-based recruitment events.
    3. Manage budgets for purchasing study promotional items and hosting study promotional events to educate the community about various research studies. Conduct cost analyses of promotional events, social media campaigns and on-line marketing of study recruitment for five large studies
    4. Serve as a key representative of Emory-based studies in presentations and educational sessions with leaders and business owners in community based organizations and commercial enterprises
    5. Develop reports on recruitment activities and submit them to the Principal Investigators
    6. Serve as a study event lead by coordinating the completion of study consent forms and surveys, conducting sexual behavioral evaluations/interviews and providing pre-and post-test HIV test counseling.     
    7. Manage study site operations and work flow

    Project Description:

    The Mobile Messaging for Men (M3) study is a longitudinal randomized control trial led by Dr. Patrick Sullivan. The study evaluates the efficacy of a mobile app designed to deliver sexual health messages as a public health strategy to improve sexual health outcomes for men who have sex with men. The purpose is to determine whether exposure to the mobile app results in improvements in participants’ sexual health and prevention behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes.


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