ATSU - Research Project Coordinator II

Mesa, Arizona

A.T. Still University

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU) is seeking applications for a Research Project Coordinator II on the Mesa, Arizona campus. The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible for the successful planning and implementation for multiple ATSUs clinical and academic Research Support projects. Research Support projects and associated phases must be planned, monitored, and controlled, whereby they are delivered on time and following the respective research protocols. The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible for constant communications to all ATSU and external stakeholders. This includes but not limited to, senior leadership, professors, physicians, students, research participants, biostatisticians, etc.

This position is eligible to be telecommute (a combination of working remotely and on campus).

Job Duties:
  • The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible to effectively operate and troubleshoot research specific equipment, software, and hardware. This position must be very technology savvy.
  • The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible for knowing, following, and update research project standard operating procedures.
  • The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible for ensuring research project activities, contracts, and agreements execute accordance with ATSU, state and, federal laws, policies, and guidelines.
  • Evening and weekend work will be required infrequently.
  • Lead, plan, implement, and execute research projects to successfully meet research study objectives.
  • Lead and assist with a variety of research program events.
  • Effectively learn, operate, train, and troubleshoot research lab equipment, software, and hardware.
  • Organize and lead research project status meetings with timely follow up to ensure deadlines are achieved.
  • Effective written and oral communications with research project stakeholders.
  • Provide consultation to principal investigator(s) and other key stakeholders (e.g., research team members, funders, regulatory bodies) on study-specific research processes Research study data collection planning, including data management and data quality management.
  • Processing collected data using project-specific procedures and technology.
  • Recruit, screen, and enroll research participants.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory activities and duties, at institutional, local, and/or national levels, including creating and submitting IRB applications and maintaining IRB approvals, communicating adverse events, maintaining procedural documentation, preparing for audits and monitoring visits from regulatory bodies.
  • Ensure all contractual and legally binding agreements execute per ATSU, state, and federal (FDA, NIH, OHRP) policies.
  • Effectively manage fiscal and physical research resources, including preparation and submission of required status reports.
  • Effectively manage study finances including invoicing and resolving study subject compensation issues.
  • Train, educate, mentor, and supervise research study personnel.
  • Act as a liaison for research subjects, investigators, IRB, sponsors, funders, collaborators, and healthcare professionals, ensuring effective communication with all stakeholders.
  • Coordinate academic research tests and testing protocol with the curriculum department and course instructors.
  • Evening and weekend work will be required infrequently.
  • Writing semi-annual and annual reports to regulatory bodies and funding agencies.
  • Evaluating the feasibility of industry-sponsored pharmaceutical and device clinical trials.
  • Develop study/project advertisement materials.
  • Update Research Support intra-net (ATSU internal) web site.
  • Bachelor's degree (Science or health-related field preferred) plus postgraduate studies required; MA or MS preferred.
  • ACRP or SOCRA certification preferred.
  • Strong Information Technology (IT) understanding.
  • Relevant experiences in clinical/academic research required.
  • Experience in screening and consenting patients for research participation.
  • Experience in grant implementation and monitoring budgetary costs.
Posted: 01/28/2022