ATSU - Research Project Coordinator II
A.T. Still University
Kirksville, Missouri 63501

Job Description

ATSU - Research Project Coordinator II

Job Category: Research/Grants
Requisition Number: ATSUR002424
Full Time
Kirksville, MO 63501, USA

Job Details

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking an exempt Research Project Coordinator II on the Kirksville, Missouri, campus. The position reports to the Director of Research Support and is responsible for the successful planning and implementation of multiple ATSU clinical and academic Research Support projects. Research Support Projects and associated phases must be planned, monitored, and controlled, whereby they are delivered on time and following the respective research protocols. The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible for constant communications to all ATSU and external stakeholders. This includes but is not limited to senior leadership, professors, physicians, students, research participants, biostatisticians, etc. The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible to effectively operate and trouble shoot research specific equipment, software, and hardware. This position must be very technology savvy. The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible to know, follow, and update research project standard operating procedures. The Research Project Coordinator II is responsible to ensure research project activities, contracts and agreements are executed in accordance with ATSU, state and, federal laws, policies and guidelines. Evening and weekend work will be required infrequently; worktime/hours flexibility is required.

Major Job Duties
  • Coordinate, plan, implement, and execute research projects to successfully meet research study objectives
  • Effectively learn, operate, train, and trouble shoot research equipment, software, and hardware
  • Organize and coordinate research project status meetings with timely follow up to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Effective written and oral communications with research project stakeholders
  • Construct electronic data collection surveys as outlined by ATSU researchers
  • Provide consultation to principal investigator(s) and other key stakeholders (e.g., research team members, funders, regulatory bodies) on study-specific research processes
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory activities and duties, at institutional, local, and/or national levels, including creating and submitting IRB applications and maintaining IRB approvals, communicating adverse events, maintaining procedural documentations, preparing for audits and monitoring visits from regulatory bodies
  • Ensure all contractual and legally binding agreements are executed in accordance with ATSU, state, and federal (FDA, NIH, OHRP) policies
  • Coordinate academic research tests and testing protocol with curriculum department and course instructors
  • Effectively manage fiscal and physical research resources, including preparation and submission of required status reports
  • Effectively manage study finances including invoicing and resolving study subject compensation issues
  • Train, educate, mentor, and supervise research study personnel including
  • Act as a liaison for research subjects, investigators, IRB, sponsor, funders, collaborators, and healthcare professionals ensuring effective communication with all stakeholders
  • Research study data collection data quality coordination with research principal investigator
  • Processing collected data using project specific procedures and technology
  • Recruit, screen, and enroll research participants
  • Evening and weekend work will be required infrequently
  • Writing semi-annual and annual reports to regulatory bodies and funding agencies
  • Evaluating the feasibility of industry -sponsored pharmaceutical and device clinical trials
  • Develop study/project advertisement materials
  • Update Research Support intra-net (ATSU internal) web site

  • Four year college degree required, science or health-related field preferred
  • M.A. or M.S. degree preferred
  • Certification by ACRP or SOCRA preferred
  • Certification in project management preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in clinical and academic research
  • Certificate from an accredited organization, such as the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) would be helpful
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory issues in clinical research as well as a clinical research methodology
  • Very strong Information Technology (IT) understanding and background preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with project management best practices
  • Strong speaking and presentation skills
  • Experience in grant implementation and monitoring budgetary costs
  • Experience with healthcare, clinical research, and study monitoring
  • Experience in screening and consenting patients for research participation
  • Use of independent judgment
  • Project management best practices
  • Discretion communication
  • Time management skills to implement and manage a research study
  • Experience in survey development software would be an advantage, along with the Google platform (Drive, Sheets, and Docs. etc.)
  • Very computer literate
  • Familiar with budget management
  • Relevant experiences in clinical/academic research
  • Proactive
  • Outgoing and personable
  • Confident
  • Challenges the status quo
  • Industrious
  • Highly professional
  • Uses independent judgment to make important decisions and work independently
  • Works well under pressure
  • Possess the ability to work well with persons of diverse educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Flexible and open to change
  • Ability to recognize and overcome potential obstacles
  • Driven
  • Polite and respectful of others

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:



Diplomacy & Tact

Team Player


Project Management




Critical Thinking



Verbal Communication

Written Communication

Problem Solving Ability





Positive Attitude



Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well





Bachelors or better in Health Sciences or related field.


Masters or better.



3-5 years: Relevant experiences in clinical/academic research

3-5 years: Effective and confident speaking and presentation skills

3-5 years: Coordinating and organizing multiple projects effectively

Licenses & Certifications

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Date Posted : 03/14/2023