Project Coordinator for Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Family Medicine Administration - Georg
Project Coordinator for Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Family Medicine Administration - Georgetown University Medical Center
The Project Coordinator assists in developing, implementing, and monitoring the program's services, helping in administering program budgets, projects, and overall operations. Reporting to the Principal Investigator/AHEC Director, Chair, and Vice Chair, the Project Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:
- Provides a significant contribution to all AHEC project activities, including curricular planning, student and faculty schedules, meetings, research, learner evaluation, production of scholarly products, and coordination and management of virtual communities.
- Provides assistance for related faculty, resident and student research projects.
- Supports research infrastructure and capacity building activities for the AHEC Project for the Family Medicine Administration.
- Serves as the primary project director for multiple ongoing AHEC-based evaluations and educational research projects in all phases of development and implementation, including supervision of work-study students and medical school, graduate and undergraduate student interns or scholars.
- Contributes to research design, IRB applications and processing, data analysis, and dissemination of study results.
- Manages online activities for the program, including website development and social media presence.
- Supports the Principal Investigator/AHEC Director, AHEC Scholars Clinical Director, AHEC Scholars Educational Director, AHEC Research Director, Primary Care Leadership Track Director, AHEC and track-related course directors, HRSA Research Associate, and Department Administrator.
- Collaborates in a team support capacity for the department's administrative team of Course Coordinators, Program Coordinators, Research Assistants/Associates, Residency Coordinator, Residency Administrator, Practice Administrator, and their respective divisions.
- Develops, edits, and prepares proposals, study protocols and supporting documentation for federal, foundation, and private industry-sponsored research funding agencies.
- Oversees and assists in ongoing studies, including research design, data management, study materials development, data analysis, and writing and editing scientific manuscripts for publication.
- Prepares study budgets with the help of PI, department administrator, research associate, and faculty in accordance with federal, sponsor, and institutional policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Handles the coordination, preparation, organization, and administration of Community-Based Learning and associated longitudinal programs for AHEC Scholars and Primary Care Leadership
- Tracks students under the direction of the Course Director and Track Director.
- Provides general administrative and coordinator support to Course Director, for example course communication to students, student placements, editing documents/presentations, research, writing and editing for publications, scheduling and opening rooms.
- Bachelor's degree in health or science related field - Master's degree preferred
- 2 years of progressive work experience in grant writing, project coordination or management, and sponsored research administration
- Ability to apply general professional-level knowledge and principals of function to solve problems requiring the identification and analysis of non-routine factors and to use independent judgement and discretion to determine or recommend the best course of action.
- Knowledge of research methods, human research subjects protection and Good Clinical Practices, FDA regulations, OMB Uniform Guidance and NIH funding guidelines
- Analytical background with strong skills in communication, writing, and editing
- Excellent organizational skills with a high attention to detail
- Knowledge of grants.gov, REDCap, SPSS or other statistical programs, Endnotes, Word, and Excel
- Preference for a certified Research Administration designation
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