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Research Coordinator - Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research

Research Coordinator

Location:  East Hanover (with work conducted in West Orange as well)

Primary focus:  organize participant enrollment, data collection, and data management.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work closely with the project’s Principal Investigator to organize all research activities and maintain effective communication between project staff, external collaborators, and funding agencies.
  • Facilitate participant recruitment, enrollment, and scheduling.
  • Supervise consenting activities conducted by 2-3 research assistants and/or student interns.
  • Facilitate participant engagement by meeting with local neurologists/neurology clinic personnel and leaders of local non-profit organizations to promote the research project.
  • Manage medical record abstraction and data collection.
  • Prepare periodic reports on recruitment and enrollment status for internal lab meetings, external publications, and grant progress reports.
  • Develop promotional materials for the project for broad dissemination.
  • Ensure the study team maintains compliance with IRB, HIPAA, and FERPA guidelines.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in the social sciences, health sciences (e.g., Psychology, Public Health, Social Work), Communications, Marketing, or Advertising.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a clinical/research setting working with people with disabilities and/or other chronically ill populations and their families.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to effectively manage a large, federally-funded project.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated experience in data management from various sources (medical records, focus groups, surveys).
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Access to own transportation and ability to travel between West Orange, NJ and other locations in northern NJ, as needed.

In addition, the following qualifications are preferred:

  • Master’s degree in the social sciences, health sciences (e.g., Psychology, Public Health, Social Work), Communications, Marketing, or Advertising.
  • Four or more years of experience in a clinical/research setting working with people with disabilities and/or other chronically ill populations and their families.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience in quantitative data-collection techniques.

 

 

To apply

Forward your résumé (MS Word or PDF) and salary requirements to career@KesslerFoundation.org. Please indicate the position(s) for which you are applying in the subject line.