Sponsor Funded Professional | Research Coordinator II

Position ID: 44738
Georgia State University
School of Public Health
Mark Chafin Center for Healthy Development
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Position Description
Job Class: 
Research Coordinator II
Job Description: 

Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Coordinator II - 19001328


The National SafeCare Training and Research Center (NSTRC) in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development within the School of Public Health is seeking a Sponsored Funded - Research Coordinator II.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


Coordinates evaluation activities for federal research grant:

  • Works with Principal investigators and research team to assess and track participants for federal research grant focusing on drug court clients and their families.
  • Develops and implements tracking systems, data collection protocols, and handles IRB submissions for study protocol.
  • Coordinates project team members and supervised graduate assistants tasks for data collection, meetings, and data coding.
  • Prepares and maintains IRB protocol for submission
  • Prepares computer-based surveys for administration to clients
  • Coordinates participant recruitment, assessments, and retention of research participants in the project
  • Manages IMPREST account for reimbursing participants.
  • Conducts data management including reading, validating, and cleaning data from various sources.
  • Conducts basic statistical analyses for reports, and assists with the preparation of scientific manuscripts and presentations as needed.
  • Trains new team members and assistants on how to perform the local evaluation piece and management of participant-level data.
  • Creates study protocols to document data collection procedures.

 Assists with program activities for federal research grant:

  • Interacts with state leadership, local partners (courts, services providers), and community-based service agencies that provide services to clients.
  • Works with sites to develop and implement service plans by selecting evidence-based practices for delivery.
  • Works with the project team to assist GA DFCS in developing a data dashboard for documenting and tracking referrals of clients to family treatment courts.
  • Assists with processing of evaluation data for the grant including federally required data collection.
  • Assists with setting up and monitoring sub-awards and consultancy agreements as needed to ensure programmatic activities are being completed in a timely manner.
  • Conducts presentations to local partners of the preliminary data and results of the evaluation.

 Administrative tasks:

  • Coordinates and completes evaluation for annual and semi-annual progress reports and continuation request.
  • Submits regular budget of project materials and participant incentives to grants manager for overall budget management.
  • Coordinates communication to participants in local evaluation through the dissemination of reminder and marketing materials to increase retention.
  • Other duties as assigned

Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor. 

Qualifications: Must possess at least one of the following:

  • Master's degree in assigned research area.
  • A combination of education and related experience.


College/Business Unit: School of Public Health 

Department: Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development - NSTRC 

Location: Atlanta Campus 

Shift: 8:30 - 5:15 

Salary : $32,327 - $48,421 

Pay Grade: 12 

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible) 

Job Posting: 11/05/19, 12:08:01 PM 

Closing Date: 12/05/19, 11:59:00 PM 

Special Instructions: 

To be fully considered for this position all candidates at the time of submission must provide the following documents:

·         A complete and accurate GSU application

·         Resume

·         Cover Letter

·         Three professional references

Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed without prior notice or before the posting expires.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Grants, Contracts, and Grant Writing (Admin code)
Administrative Support (Admin code)
Business Services (Admin code)
Operations Research
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Vacancy Status: 
Annual Salary: 
$32,327 - $48,421

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7912
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator