Clin Research Coordinator II-Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI)

Req ID: 17158

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Under minimal supervision, coordinates all clinical research activities within the scope of clinical research protocols.  Specifically, the school-based bullying prevention clinical research team of the Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to assist with multiple research and programmatic activities.  The Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Administrative Manager and Principal Investigator, and collaborate closely with the team’s Clinical Supervisors.  He/she will be part of an interdisciplinary team of psychology researchers and clinicians, research staff, and trainees ranging from undergraduate students to post-doctoral fellows in the areas of psychology, social work, public health, education, and other related fields. 


Responsibilities will include: Coordination of research activities, such as regulatory activities, recruitment/informed consent and data collection procedures, and master list/tracking procedures; Serve as school/community liaison and program champion in partnering schools; Data management, such as development and maintenance of database and codebooks; Coordination of administrative activities such as petty cash, reimbursements, meeting/event planning and documentation; and Supporting funding proposals/manuscript preparation..

Job Responsibilities

The CRC II performs all CRC core and additional responsibilities as detailed in the CRC I job description.The CRC II also may be responsible for any of the following:

Coordinate research activities

  • Coordinate regulatory activities, including management of documents and submissions to regulatory authorities (e.g. IRB, School Districts, etc.) and/or other review/monitoring boards.
  • Register studies on, as appropriate
  • Coordinate and participate in recruitment and informed consent processes for study participants
  • Coordinate and participate in data collection and other protocol-related research procedures
  • Serve as school/community liaison and program champion in partnering schools in order to develop and maintain relationships, foster ongoing information sharing and problem-solving, handle scheduling and follow-up needed for research activities (recruitment, data collection, intervention times), etc.
  • Manage master lists of study participants and adhere to all participant tracking procedures (consent status, completion of measures, class/school/intervention status, etc.), including ongoing review and updating of documents
  • Prepare study documents, including protocols, consent forms, data collection forms, and intervention materials
  • Review, organize and appropriately file all data

Data management

  • Maintain existing project databases, including coordination and tracking of data entry and data integrity checks and preparing databases for analyses
  • Create project-specific databases as needed using MS Excel, RedCap, SPSS, and other relevant software
  • Maintain database codebooks


Coordinate administrative activities

  • Provide direct administrative support to the Administrative Manager and leadership team
  • Manage petty cash and stipends/participant research cards for study subjects as needed
  • Coordinate reimbursements (e.g., purchases, travel)
  • Coordinate events as needed (e.g., meetings, conferences, consultant visits)
  • Develop and disseminate updates, meeting agendas, minutes and other source documents
  • Assist in communication with consultants, vendors, collaborators or contacts at study sites
  • Maintain systems to track contacts, communications, progress, and other pertinent information


Manuscript and Funding proposal preparation / submission

  • Participate in preparing funding proposals, including biosketches/curriculum vitae and other grant components
  • Assist with preparation of manuscripts and presentations
  • Assist with the development of  summary reports, annual reports, evaluations, or other products
  • Conduct literature reviews and prepare literature summaries
  • Research potential funding and/or grant opportunities

Required Education and Experience

Required Education::  BA/BS in a related field

Required Experience:  3+ year(s) relevant clinical research coordination experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education:  MA/MS in a related field


Preferred Experience:  :  3-5 years relevant research experience in psychology, public health or related field, including field-based (I.e., school) experience; prior experience with mixed-methods research preferred

Additional Technical Requirements

Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thoroughness, organization, follow-through, and attention to detail.  Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.  Applicants should have high computer proficiency with specific knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook.   Prior experience with statistical software (i.e. SPSS, SAS, or STATA) and/or qualitative software (i.e. NVivo or ATLAS.ti) is preferred.   Applicants must be able to multitask, follow instructions, and demonstrate dependability.  Applicants must demonstrate diplomacy and respect in the community and be able to represent the research team in the schools; Applicant must be able to navigate the balance between meeting school/staff needs and adhering to the research protocols

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Full time
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, US