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This is a term-limited position due to salary funded on a grant.  

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Responsibilities*

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY

The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN) is looking for an Administrative Coordinator/Project Coordinator that will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in handling the administrative duties of a multi-site research study intended to provide behavioral interventions for women who report difficulty with hot flashes. The candidate selected will work with a team to facilitate the efforts in all phases of this multi-site study and will have administrative, regulatory, and other research-related duties.

  • Assist data entry efforts, maintain study records, and produce reports for audit activities and IRB amendments, assist with required regulatory records such as clinicaltrials.gov
  • Coordinate administrative and communication efforts with study team members from three sites
  • Assist with writing and editing articles and reports for publication as well as securing preliminary background information through literature searches.
  • Develop, procure and update materials needed for research project and dissemination in collaboration with the PI and others including Power Point presentations, posters, brochures, tailored patient-education literature, published materials. Ordering and/or obtaining study related supplies.
  • Perform other administrative duties as needed such as recording meeting minutes and scheduling

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and are not an exhaustive list of all associated responsibilities.

Required Qualifications*

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in a health related field is required.
  • A minimum of two (2) year’s work experience in research, preferably in oncology is required.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills, with the ability to receive and convey information clearly and concisely for various mediums. You will be expected to have solid interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing and preparing reports and presentations for diverse audiences.
  • Excellent computer skills, including expert knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Outlook (calendar maintenance), Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as and Endnote, and SPSS.
  • Knowledge of medical and research terminology.
  • Must have experience in meeting coordination for complex projects.

Attributes:

  • Understanding of the research process: CITI or PEERS certification preferred.
  • Knowledge/experience and REDCap database preparation preferred.
  • Experience in manuscript preparation and submission preferred.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Candidate must be a team player, flexible, and able to work in a fast-paced research environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Candidate must have a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness.

Work Schedule

Shift/Hours/Days: Between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; may include some occasional weekend or evening hours.

30 hours per week.

Additional Information

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Supervision is received from the PI.

Please visit http://www.nursing.umich.edu/ for more information about the School.

This is a term-limited position due to salary funded on a grant.  

Salary Range: Salary is commensurate based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. We encourage all interested parties meeting requirements to apply.

Department: School of Nursing (UMSN), Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Debra Barton at debbartn@umich.edu.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.