Job Description


Requisition IDreq6194
Working TitleCoord,Research
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The ideal candidate for the CTSC Research Coordinator position will have experience coordinating clinical trials with all populations, including Hispanic and/or Native American communities. This includes completing IRB submissions (local and external), patient recruitment and retention, and data collection and maintenance.

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNMHSC), Pediatric Department is seeking a bi-lingual, detail-oriented, results-driven individual to join our team as a Clinical Research Coordinator. The selected candidate for this position must be able to multitask effectively to implement and coordinate research and administrative procedures for the successful management of clinical trials. The applicant will perform diverse administrative duties as required by each project with a high level of knowledge of study specific protocols. They must have and demonstrate interpersonal skills and communication skills both orally and in writing in carrying out the duties of this position. This candidate will also have a firm understanding of good clinical practices in conducting research, strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of university and community stakeholders. Depending on the study, these stakeholders might include health care providers, funding agencies, university researchers, and media representatives.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check. Additional health screenings may be required, dependent on the nature of the research conducted, as determined by Employee Occupational Health Services.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Speak, read, and write in Spanish and English fluently
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license
  • Experience or training drawing and processing blood from Pediatric Patients
  • Experience working with Hispanic and/or Native American communities
  • Experience with medical terminology in clinical practices in conducting research
  • Experience working with members of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • Experience with recruitment, enrolment, and scheduling of research subjects
  • Experience coordinating research studies in accordance with established study protocols and in accordance with federal, local, and institutional policies and guidelines for clinical trials and community-based research
  • Experience preparing applications and other documents for submission to an Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Additional Requirements* Background check, which includes DOH fingerprinting* 20% of the time for this position requires travel in New Mexico
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Administration Division (997B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
Pay$13.62-$20.43 hourly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date9/3/2018
Application InstructionsA complete application includes a resume, cover letter that describes your experience with the preferred qualifications, and a list of three (3) previous supervisors for references with contact information.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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