This job has expired

Steering Committee Coordinator

The Emmes Company, LLC
Rockville, Maryland
Closing date
Oct 6, 2023

View more

Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Job Details


Steering Committee Coordinator

US Remote

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee - from entry level through top executive - to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Scientific Steering Committees at NCI are charged with developing and prioritizing large phase II and phase III oncology trials. The Clinical Information Specialist/Steering Committee Coordinator works closely with the NCI to provide scientific, logistical, and administrative support to the Committees.


  • Manage all coordination efforts for scientific steering committees, task forces and working groups of cancer researchers.
  • Ensure daily forward progression of all aspects of the scientific steering committee concept evaluation process.
  • Create and distribute all scientific meeting agendas, concept evaluation materials and in-person meeting materials for committees.
  • Communicate continuously and effectively with the NCI and committee membership.
  • Plan, coordinate, and host all regularly scheduled and ad-hoc conference calls.
  • Draft and distribute scientific minutes of calls pertaining to cancer research.
  • Create all evaluation and membership ballots and prepare reports for NCI as needed.
  • Coordinate Clinical Trial Planning Meetings as needed.
  • Independent follow-up on action items from all meetings and committee business.
  • Manage committee membership including confidentiality, conflict of interest, terms, election processes, and roster production/maintenance in database.
  • Attend in-person meetings; draft and distribute scientific meeting reports.
  • Retrieve information and generate reports from databases (i.e. clinical trial accrual updates, active trials, etc.).
  • Compile scientific information, such as results of PubMed searches.
  • Opportunity to edit manuscripts and abstracts.
  • Ad hoc projects as requested from NCI.
  • Opportunity for advancement.


  • Bachelor's degree (in a scientific discipline preferred) with two years of professional experience in a scientific or health related position or Master's degree (in a science or health related discipline preferred) in lieu of professional experience.
  • Experience in scientific or technical writing is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of clinical trials is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Detail oriented and ability to work independently.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and administrative skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize various, ongoing projects.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills: professionalism, accountability, and customer service.
  • Experience with clinical research preferred.
  • Experience with Access database development and Microsoft VBA coding preferred.

Emmes requires all US based Clinical Research Associate new hires to be fully vaccinated before their first day of employment. All new hires may also be required to comply with other COVID-19 health and safety protocols, such as masking or testing. Emmes complies with all applicable laws regarding reasonable accommodations or exemptions for religious, medical, or other legally protected reasons.

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:

  • Unlimited Approved Leave

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US

  • Maternal/Paternal Leave

  • Casual Dress Code & Work Environment


Follow us on Twitter - @EmmesCRO

Find us on LinkedIn - The Emmes Company, LLC

The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.


The Emmes Company, LLC established in 1977, is a privately owned Clinical Research Organization (CRO).  We are a public health focused company that is growing and adding staff regularly in many areas including clinical operations, data management, bio statistics, project management, and regulatory as well as corporate positions to support our project needs.  We are committed to ensuring that our newly hired staff receive a positive virtual on-boarding experience and the support they need to effectively work remotely.  Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Emmes employs over seven hundred staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, Maryland, Tysons Corner, Virginia, Vancouver, Canada and Bangalore, India.  Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work life balance. 

Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning across six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research.   Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation. 

Company info
401 N Washington Street
Suite 700

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert