Research Support Assistant Job - Cancer Center
University of Colorado Denver - Aurora, CO

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Position: Research Assistant Employer: University of Colorado Denver Location: 13001 E 17th Place, 80010 Aurora, Colorado, United States of America (USA) Salary: 31,000 - 44,000 USD per year Job Description

The Survey Research Core in the Cancer Center has an opening for a full time Project Coordinator.
Job Responsibilities

The Project Coordinator aids the Team Lead and the Senior Research Analyst by coordinating and providing daily management of Survey Research Core Interviewers and studies while the Team Lead and
Senior Research Analyst are absent. The Project Coordinator will collaborate with the SRC management team to ensure that project specific protocols are being followed and that different studies are
scheduled for successful completion. Independent decision-making per study protocols, development of creative solutions, and good client relations are necessary for this position. This is a salaried,
full-time position, which may require adjustments of hours worked to accommodate necessary deadlines and commitments, including some weekends and being on-call for all open hours of the Survey
Research Core.

The Project Coordinator will support the team of Interviewers and other Fieldwork staff, while maintaining adherence to all client and study-specific protocols. Position responsibilities will

include but are not limited to the following tasks:

As part of the larger Management Team of the Survey Research Core, actively participate in joint decision-making and problem-solving activities as they relate to the overall functioning of the
Survey Research Core (e.g. assisting collective decisions regarding interviewer assignments).

Facilitate the coordination of all deliverables to the Principal Investigators.

Assume responsibility for recruitment, screening and hiring of Fieldwork staff.

In the absence of the Team Lead, compile and submit time sheets and project tracking hours and may function as a back up for invoicing of SRC clients.

Data Collection

Thoroughly understand and disseminate to fieldwork staff all related study-specific protocols and client needs.

When needed, provide daily management of each project.

Assume responsibility for training of fieldwork staff (i.e. general interviewing skills, study specific, and refresher courses).

Coordinate Interviewer assignments for daily work load and data collection.

Provide quality control review and feedback to the data collection staff, Team Lead, Senior Research Analyst and the Director of the Survey Core, as well as to Principal Investigators of these
projects and staff.

Ensure adherence to study protocols.

Assist Interviewers with problem-solving related to data collection in collaboration with the Senior Research Analyst.

Organize all Survey Research Core employee schedule information and disseminate within the Survey Research Core to meet study resource scheduling needs, including management of the internal
sick/information telephone line.

Schedule and prepare interviewer meetings with assistance from other management staff.

Facilitate communication in the Survey Research Core by assuring that all appropriate staff is informed of the relevant work and progress of the projects assigned to the Assistant Fieldwork
Manager (e.g. weekly meetings, email, and other written communication).

Ensure that all data collection remain HIPPA compliant.

Receive and triage incoming voicemails from the dedicated study research voicemail system to schedule definite call backs of study participants.

Perform other duties as assigned and necessary, consistent with the mission of the Survey Research Core, including but not limited to additional weekend or evening interviewer supervision and
interviewing of subjects.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (or equiv exp)

3 months interview experience

Strong computer skills (MS Office required)


Working knowledge of WinCATI

Experience with Ci3

Management and supervision experience

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Record keeping/organizational skills, strong attention to detail

Ability and willingness to work as part of a larger team in designing, implementing, and conducting survey research studies

High degree of diplomacy, professionalism, sensitivity, and respect for the confidentiality of projects and sample members

Computer-assisted telephone interviewing software- preferred

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background
investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment.

The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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