Clinical Research Coord Intermediate

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This clinical research coordinator (CRC) position may provide study coordination for multiple clinical research studies of any complexity. Coordinator experience and mastery of all job duties from the CRC-Associate position on the Michigan Medicine CRC Career Ladder is required. This position should begin to serve on various clinical research committees at the University level. This position demonstrates advanced skills and knowledge along with the ability to support, guide, train, and demonstrate the implementation of study related activities. This position applies critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills across a wide variety of clinical studies. This position contributes to the development of new processes, procedures, and tools to enhance clinical research activities across the competency domains and conducts quality assurance/quality control checks on their work. This level of CRC continues to build on their competency foundation by making greater investments in their ongoing continuing education and professional development. Key behavioral competency descriptors include: Design, demonstrate, develop, guide, and support.

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Independently maintain regulatory binders of assigned studies
  • Patient recruitment, screening and consent. Patient Scheduling and visits.
  • Data Collection and EDC entry
  • Monitoring Visits
  • Maintain current training required for all study members in assigned studies,
  • Complete IRB submissions both for currently assigned studies and to promote futures studies.
  • Collection and handling of bio-specimens

Contribute to the development of process and tools in all 8 competency domains is expected:

  1. Scientific Concepts and Research Design
  2. Ethical Participant Safety Considerations
  3. Investigational Products Development and Regulation
  4. Clinical Study Operations (GCPs)
  5. Study and Site Management
  6. Data Management and Informatics
  7. Leadership and Professionalism
  8. Communication and Teamwork

Supervision Received: This position reports directly to Angela Westover CRC - Lead, but supervision is also provided by the PI of each assigned protocol.

Supervision Exercised: Candidate is expected to take the lead role of  multiple studies and can provide functional supervision (likely in limited capacity such as training) of staff in titles within the CRC Career Ladder and to other department CRC’s

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Science or an equivalent combination of related education and experience is necessary. 
  • Certification is required through Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Society of Clinical Research Association (SOCRA) as a Certified Clinical Research Professionals (CCRP) and must be achieved by 01/01/24.  After 01/01/24, certification is required within six months of date of hire. 
  • Minimum 3 years of directly related experience in clinical research and clinical trials is necessary. 

Desired Qualifications*

  • 6+ years of direct related experience.

Work Schedule

This position requires employee to be on -site. Hours will typically reflect a standard day shift from 8:00 to 4:30 M-F, but some flexibility will be expected as the team will need to cover tasks that may fall on weekends or outside of standard day shift hours.

Additional Information

Michigan Medicine is firmly committed to advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and belonging, which are core to the culture and values of the Medical School Office of Research. Our community supports recruiting and cultivating a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and the world. We strive to create a work culture where each team member feels respected, valued, and safe. 

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.

Vaccine Requirements

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all students, faculty and staff working in the following areas: Michigan Medicine including the Medical School, Dental School, University Health Service or the Mary A. Rackham Institute.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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