Research Coordinator

Working under the direction of the Principal Investigator, Research Coordinators perform a variety of somewhat complex activities performed within a number of standard procedures and policies. Decisions involve selection of the appropriate procedures/techniques to follow among several standard alternatives.

Duties of a Research Coordinator may include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing, revising and adhering to study/ project timelines
  • Contributing to the content and writing of manuscripts and the preparation and revision of research publications
  • Assisting in the design and implementation of study protocols and procedures under direction of PI
  • Preparing consent forms, ethics submissions, renewals and amendments (Human Research Ethics Review Board)
  • Identifying, screening and recruiting study participants
  • Coordinating and contributing to the writing and submission of grant applications
  • Conducting qualitative and descriptive assessments of program evaluation
  • Monitoring for quality assurance
  • Providing direction and instruction to graduate students and/or research assistants
  • Fostering and maintaining relationships with project collaborators internal and external to the university
  • Supporting knowledge dissemination including written reports, summaries and oral presentations

Note: When assessing the level of positions, the following elements are taken into consideration: the work described; the context in which the work is done; the organizational structure; and comparable positions on campus.