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Job Summary

The Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) Clinical Coordinating Center (CCC) is seeking an Education Coordinator to provide education and training support for multi-center clinical trials within the Network. SIREN is a scalable network composed of a Clinical Coordinating Center, a Data Coordinating Center and 11 SIREN Hubs that conduct research on various conditions that occur in the emergent care setting; and operates with a hub and spoke structure with the ability to add more clinical sites (spokes) as needed for each individual clinical trial. The Education Coordinator works closely with the members of the CCC, DCC and trial leadership located within the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Responsibilities*

  •  Create educational and training materials for trials in collaboration with study leadership and teams
  •  Create educational and training materials for trials in collaboration with study leadership and teams
  •  Generate certifications and survey instruments
  •  Organize workshops and online training modules for small and large groups
  •  Maintain SIREN website content
  •  Participate in study-specific meetings
  •  Organize educational events
  •  Attend in-person investigator meetings and trial-specific training opportunities
  • Organize and manage activities related to the Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC)
  • Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to updating and revising of SOP’s and documents for a variety of trials, training and orientation of study staff, and organization of coordinator/investigator meetings.

Required Qualifications*

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in health science or health-related field, with at least two years of direct clinical research experience. This position requires excellent written and oral communication skills. To be successful in this position the self-motivated candidate should have a working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), as well as governmental and local regulations governing clinical research. The candidate must possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills with exceptional attention to detail. Candidates must be able to meet multiple concurrent deadlines independently. This person must demonstrate time management ability, a positive approach, and be a pro-active team member willing to assist other team members as needed. Outstanding organizational skills are required. Previous experience in creating and conducting education materials and experiences is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in health/clinical research-related terminology, management of regulatory documents including institutional review board (IRB) submissions, CFR and Common Rule, research study site initiation and close-out visits, adverse event reporting, investigational material accountability, quality assurance, and have exposure to patient outcomes and testing tools. This ideal candidate will be proficient with software such as Microsoft Word/PowerPoint/Excel/Project, Qualtrics, REDCap, Zoom and a wide array of Adobe office products. This ideal candidate will have experience with video and website editing and content creation. Certifications through ACRP or SoCRA are preferred, but not required

Additional Information

Travel The position requires travel. It is anticipated this person will travel 1-3 times per year for protocol-related meetings and coordination of the CTMC. These trips will include overnight stays.

Additional Information

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Michigan Medicine is committed to creating an environment that is welcoming to all. We strive to value the unique contributions of individuals, and support a culture of inclusivity among our employees, learners and larger community. This includes supporting the development of a diverse workforce across identities such as the race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, religion, language, disability, and Veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.