The Center was established in January 2019 and named in May 2020, with the goal of using precision medicine approaches to improve the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The Centers Brain Trust has 15 faculty. The RC has started several ambitious scientific projects and obtained competitive extramural NIH funding as well as a major philanthropic grant from the Richman family and several other supporters.
The Johns Hopkins Richman Precision Medicine Center of Excellence in Alzheimer's Disease (RC) is seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator II (Sr. RPCII) to oversee the Center's administration and support faculty and research staff.
The Sr. RPC II will centralize and oversee the RCs administration by managing operations, projects, budgets, and staff, and will also support the Brain Trust investigators in all aspects of their RC research. The Sr. RPC II will be the go-to person for scientific, administrative, and financial issues problem-solve with the investigators/faculty, and delegate to, and oversee, research staff as appropriate.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Work with the Director and Brain Trust faculty to organize and track RC operations.
Work with the Director and Administrative Manager to manage the budget, track philanthropic pledges and revenues, manage expenses and payments, and develop a quarterly financial report.
Be responsible for the future hiring, supervision, and operational support of Center research staff including research assistants.
Responsible for coordinating the efforts of research staff working for the various RC investigators, so that RC collaborative projects with several investigators stay on task and meet metrics and milestones.
Track and support the Director and the brain trust faculty, including maintaining bio sketches, other support, etc.
Work with departmental communications to manage and oversee the center website, Twitter account, and other outreach activities.
Interface with Johns Hopkins inHealth staff and operations to ensure coordination and alignment of RC activities with InHealth.
Track RC assets including specimens, and data, as well as provision of such to collaborating investigators and teams.
Develop and oversee collaborations with entities external to Johns Hopkins including the development of material transfer agreements.
Facilitate RC meetings including announcements, agendas, minutes, etc. This includes regular meetings of the brain trust, subgroup meetings, as well as other center meetings for example research colloquia and seminars
Oversee operational aspects of several field projects and cohorts at the MATC and primary care working with brain trust faculty and other staff.
Track and update the status of center projects and other activities.
Facilitate, track, and update center equipment and other purchases
Track and regularly update, and provide quarterly reports for Center publications and presentations.
Be responsible for interactions with IRBs and other regulatory bodies on behalf of the center.
Facilitate, track, update, and report on a quarterly basis on grant applications as well as facilitate post-award grant management by working with other departmental administrative staff.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Considerable experience with academic research management preferably within the field of neurodegenerative diseases.
Proficiency in PC operations and software applications such as MS Windows, Excel, and Word.
Ability to learn new databases and software applications.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent attention to detail skills.
Ability to follow multiple, detailed directions of various protocols.
Must have excellent time management skills.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Have your own transportation.
Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity is required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline.
Related Master's preferred.
Five years of related experience. Demonstrated supervisory or lead responsibilities.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator II Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $46,560-$64,100-$81,650 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am - 4:30pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: SOM Psy Bay BV Geriatric and Neuropsychi Personnel area: School of Medicine
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