Research Community Compliance and Education Coordinator

University Hospitals - Cleveland, OH4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $53,000 - $76,000 a year

Position Summary/Essential Duties:
1. Facilitate the conception and development of clinical research satellite locations based at UH System entities. Assists in the development of infrastructure, operations, policy & procedure creation and implementation in order to promote responsible conduct of research activities in these locations.

2. Liaison to clinical research teams and the administrative leadership of the UH System medical and health centers. Identify and support education and training needs, study patient recruitment strategy development, and mentoring of staff.

3. Cultivates partnerships with principal investigators and their teams to support selection of studies that are feasible and connect with UH CRC resources as needed. Identifies specialized services for diverse clinical research projects bringing investigators, patient cohorts, and community-targeted research together to ensure study success.


Bachelor of Arts/Science or Research Nurse (Associate or Bachelor) and experience as a Clinical Research Coordinator. Supervisory experience preferred to be able to manage time, projects, staff and resources.

Required Credentials, License and/or Certifications:
Research Certification (CRA, CCRC, RAC, CIP) is required. Certification in Human Subjects Protection (must be obtained within 3 months of hire)

Experience & Knowledge:
Minimum 3 years of progressive clinical research experience required to have acquired sufficient operational knowledge to be able to set up a research program and understand the regulatory standards for research staff and processes; research certification is required. Demonstrated ability to facilitate change. Demonstrates skills in human relations with supervisory experience, preferred, in managing research staff and resources. Excellent communication, decision making and organizational skills. Ability to prioritize the work of multiple projects. Requires administrative knowledge of the research mission and operations of both academic and community-based medical centers.

Special Skills & Equipment Knowledge:
Excellent interpersonal relationships; Able to work with minimal direct supervision in an ambiguous environment. Ability to understand and communicate research regulatory requirements to a variety of audiences. Able to work independently on multiple tasks and manage time effectively. Excellent verbal, written and communication skills. Understanding of current NIH, DHHS, OHRP, and FDA guidelines governing human subject research. Demonstrated proficiency in use of PC and MS Office software. Must be able to travel to multiple locations within the UH System.