The Research Program Coordinator will lead all the data compliance efforts and interactions with customer management systems. The ideal candidate has experience supporting complex scientific research programs involving multiple studies, grants, and collaborators. The Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for all administrative coordination of Professor Dominici's Lab, and will serve as a liaison with internal and external constituencies. They must work effectively with minimal supervision in a work environment of multiple and conflicting priorities.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Serve as principal liaison with program constituents, internal and external partners, collaborating organizations, and government agencies
Evaluate current policies and procedures; recommend and implement improvements
Prepare and maintain staffing, project, and other records, including Internal Review Board protocols and Data Use Agreements
Create and maintain computer account and data access records; review and grant account creation and data access requests; regularly review account and access permissions and revoke access when team members leave
Maintain training and confidential documentation to ensure compliance with data provider and funder requirements
Prepare and maintain equipment records, and work with internal and external partners to acquire maintain, and upgrade computer equipment
Prepare and maintain data records, and work with internal and external partners to acquire, curate, and archive data
Keep current on trends, compliance issues, regulations and guidelines and advise and train research group members accordingly
Assist in the preparation of grant proposals and serve as liaison to granting institutions/donors
Coordinate lab activities among diverse group of researchers
Performs other duties as assigned
PLEASE NOTE: This position has a term appointment of one year from date of hire with the possibility of extension.
Harvard University requires pre-employment reference checks and background screenings.
This position has a 90 day orientation and review period.
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health does not provide visa sponsorship for administrative and staff positions.
The Harvard T.H. Chan of Public Health is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – including fostering respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. To learn more about the Chan School's mission, objectives, and core values, please visit our website here.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness Options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services. Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to support our mission of health research and education, and to be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!
Salary Grade: 054
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
3+ years of related experience required; a combination of education and experience may be considered
Bachelor's Degree is preferred; Bachelor's Degree in biological science in a plus
Experience providing complex administrative support in a high-profile environment with tact and diplomacy preferred
Solid working knowledge of office processes and related computer software and electronic communications tools preferred
Excellent computer skills, including experience with MS Office applications and web-based applications, preferred
Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and Markdown is a plus
Experience being a flexible team player; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Works well across teams in supporting a variety of projects and constituencies preferred; Experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities; Strong organizational skills; Strong attention to detail and evaluate quality; and strong judgement & discretion dealing with confidential information are all preferred
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50738BR
About Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.