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The JHCRN is a JH School of Medicine resource to facilitate clinical research across multiple institutions through the Mid-Atlantic states. The Network Coordinator position is Hopkins-based and works in partnership with the leadership team and the affiliate site network coordinators to: 1) implement strategic initiatives of the JHCRN; 2) coordinate and oversee operational aspects of research programs; 3) develop and implement efficient and compliant bidirectional work flow processes that support general research administration, project and subject management, as well as quality monitoring; 4) establish and maintain collaborative relationships and facilitate communication with internal and external partners and stakeholders; and 5) ensure program compliance with government regulations, University policies, and Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements, and prepares regulatory reports. Specific duties & responsibilities: General Research Responsibilities: Work with the JHCRN affiliate site Network Coordinators (NCs) in the implementation of research studies across institutions Work with investigators and JH offices to develop proposals and budgets; research plans, cost estimates, budget justifications, and statements of work Assesses the operational feasibility of studies and recommends execution and risk mitigation plans Achieve study objectives by working with research team members to set project priorities and milestones and help resolve project conflicts to optimize the implementation of protocols Work with site NCs to develop and track study timelines, budget, and quality metrics Ensure adherence to standard operating procedures and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) regulations. Assist in regulatory requirements, including human subjects’ research compliance and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions. Work with site NCs to ensure all research collaborators are up to date with required human subjects training. Work with JHCRN site NCs to develop and institute proper quality control measures for ongoing studies and ensure that all processes are performed in the most efficient, high quality manner. Interact with JH offices in the preparation and submission of grants; work with staff to meet grant deadlines for all new and competing grants Direct a weekly meeting with network coordinators to discuss the current and upcoming clinical trials portfolio, active research and operational issues Contribute to the preparation of technical reports, manuscripts, abstracts, presentations, and funding applications Administrative Responsibilities: Provide marketing expertise and networking to maintain and grow the JHCRN in collaboration with federal funding agencies, private foundations and commercial companies Assist Associate Program Directors in their specific role and agendas Develop and implement standard operating procedures, and performance and financial management databases Facilitate communication internally among members of the team, including maintaining action items, timelines and work plans. Attend team and project meetings/ conference calls, prepare minutes of meetings when applicable. Organize/facilitate project related logistics Assist with onboarding new research faculty, network coordinators and other network members Works with ICTR staff to oversee budget expenditures and financial reports Attend related local and national meetings and conferences Serve as a resource for investigators, network coordinators and stakeholders Organize and communicates CRN progress results, analyses and other information for written, graphic, pictorial or multimedia presentations Collect, validate and enter data using established tools, technology and databases to facilitate data analysis. Assist with the preparation of scientific abstracts, posters, PowerPoint presentations, and manuscripts. Occasional travel to affiliated sites Complete other duties as assigned by the JHCRN Director. Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Strong organizational skills Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities Ability to work independently as well as with various research teams Effective interpersonal skills: must be an outgoing self-starter who can comfortably work with physicians and staff and get things done Excellent time management skills Excellent attention to detail Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in grant writing preferred. Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required. Must have a working knowledge of federal regulations pertaining to clinical trials, research (FDA, OHRP), and good clinical research practices and principles (GCP). Must adhere to policies related to protecting and reporting of sensitive and confidential patient information. Must understand the importance and impact of data integrity in terms of patients, study results, costs, quality of service, and scientific research in general. Regular contact with physicians, other health care personnel and occasionally, patients, requires the use of good judgment, tact, and sensitivity. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related discipline. Minimum of 5 years of experience in the healthcare research, clinical trials/ medical research comparable to overseeing the administrative and scientific implementation of research protocol(s) for complex and/or multiple research studies Experience supervising and managing staff resources and ability to provide administrative oversight/technical assistance for research operations, budgets, and marketing Successful accomplishment of tasks with high independence and minimal supervision Experience in conduct of industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated research studies Ability to successfully problem-solve challenges as they arise Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills Strong working knowledge of MS Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, mentoring, and team-building skills Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, administration, and staff Highly developed organizational, management, planning, analytical, and critical-thinking skills. Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing research programs, quality assurance, program evaluation, learner assessment and/or assembling/consolidating staff with expertise in these areas as necessary. Evidence of ability to develop and carry out a strategic vision for excellence Preferred: Graduate degree in related discipline, including health care administration, public health or health services research desired. Classified Title: Research Navigator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/4/ME Salary: $59,159 - $81,406 Status: Full-Time Department: Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/37.5hrs Location: JHH and/or Pratt Street Office Personnel Area: School of Medicine The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly. During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment. The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office. Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled. 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