Research Project Coordinator - OHIDS Project and Portfolio Management
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR75965
This is a position within the Office of Health Information and Data Science (OHIDS). OHIDS is comprised of the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB), Bernard Becker Medical Library, and the Office of the Chief Research Information Officer. The above represents an alignment of critical units across the School of Medicine integral in a top-tier academic medical institution.
At OHIDS, our team is our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe working conditions across units and we took great care to support employeesâ™ health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to support a flexible work environment in order to support a range of work schedules (e.g., remote, hybrid, in-person) and better work-life guardrails. Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority.
This position requires a great deal of organization, professionalism, maturity and urgency. In addition, the candidate understands and embodies a high-degree of emotional intelligence and applied curiosity as it relates to the instituteâ™s mission and vision. Diplomacy and a sensitivity to confidential matters are paramount.
The Research Project Coordinator will work closely with faculty, staff, senior leadership and portfolio managers assisting with day-to-day activities of research studies in The Office of Health Information and Data Science.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
The Research Project Coordinator will work as an integral part of the Payne/Lai lab in OHIDS. The Research Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting OHIDS through a combination of project support and administrative functions:Â
Assisting Portfolio manager in management of day-to-day activities of assigned projects.
Working independently or in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. Â
Developing and/or formatting reports and other documents as needed.
May schedule, facilitate, prepare agenda, materials and notes, and ensure follow-up for various meetings.Â
Drafting and editing various communications to internal and external colleagues.Â
Filing/maintaining notes and meeting artifacts.
Utilization of tech tool stack: Microsoft Office, Monday.com, Box, Teams.
The employee will work with institute faculty, staff, students, and portfolio managers to support project planning and execution for assigned priorities. Examples of key projects include:
Brain Gene Registry: A multi-site registry for rare pediatric gene variants with a goal of better understanding intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Curimeta:Â A project involving WashU, BJC, and industry partners which aims to accelerate research excellence, advance therapeutics and enhance clinical care.Â Curimeta also catalyzes new clinical research opportunities throughout the combined WashU and BJC clinical enterprise.
Human Data Review Committee (HDRC): Governance committee that oversees requests for data sharing for purposes of product development. This initiative spans both WashU and BJC and serves to provide consistent, transparent oversight of data requests from pharmaceutical, biopharma, and medical device companies.
Other research and scholarly initiatives in the Payne/Lai lab as assigned.
Administrative/grants experience in a University setting; experience responding to and resolving NIH budget justification or grant issues with guidance from investigators/sponsors.
Previous work with Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Proficient computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office are essential.
Demonstrated effective analytical and problem-solving skills.Â
Highly dependable and organized.Â
Effective attention to detail.Â
Ability to handle multiple and diverse tasks simultaneously.Â
Ability to work independently or as a part of a team.
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential materials and maintain confidentiality.
Coordination or management of multi-site research projects.
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience or a Master's degree.
$40,900.00 - $74,200.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ CandidateQuestions@wustl.eduÂ or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.