Job Details

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5318156
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Health - Healthcare Administration
Clinical and Pilot Project Research Coordinator (Entry – Senior Level) - 33883 University Staff

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Psychiatry

Job Title: Clinical and Pilot Project Research Coordinator (Entry – Senior Level)

Position: #00823900 – Requisition: #33883

Job Summary:

The Division of Addiction Science Prevention and Treatment within the Department of Psychiatry has an opening for a full-time Clinical and Pilot Project Research Coordinator (Entry – Senior).

The Clinical and Pilot Project Research Coordinator (Entry – Senior) for this NIH-funded clinical effectiveness trial will serve as Clinical Research Coordinator at about 0.75 FTE for this trial and as Pilot Project Program Coordinator at about 0.25 FTE. As the Clinical Research Coordinator (0.75 FTE), the Research Service Professional will be responsible for overseeing, implementing, and supporting all research activities for this clinical trial. Roles and responsibilities include providing management and oversight for an NIH/NIDA-funded clinical trial comparing two psychotherapy/behavioral interventions in adolescents with co-occurring post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders. This position will be responsible for study coordination, data collection, and regulatory management.

As Pilot Project Program Coordinator (about 0.25 FTE) the Research Service Professional will be responsible for working with Pilot Project Core (PPC) Lead and pilot project awardees to coordinate pilot project start-up, identify timelines for tracking interim progress milestones, organizing, documenting and tracking annual RFPs, Letters of Intent (LOIs), applications, review and scoring of new pilot project applications and organizing the annual RM-CRC Research Day at AMC.

Key Responsibilities:

· Acts as primary contact for study participants, research team (located at multiple entities), community partners, and study sponsor/University representatives; organizes communication protocols among study staff.

· Assures adherence to all research standards as set forth by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), University of Colorado Denver (UCD), Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB), and other pertinent regulatory agencies.

· Coordinates all submissions and communication with COMIRB; ensures all regulatory standards/HIPAA compliance are maintained. Assures protocol compliance and completes necessary records; creates and maintains Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Accurately enters source data into study database in a timely manner and recognizes and tracks adverse events and serious events and promptly notifies appropriate parties.

· Oversees study recruitment process and manages scheduling monitoring participants visits. Conducts the informed consent process and ensures proper documentation.

· Work closely with the Pilot Project Core (PPC) Lead and pilot project awardees to coordinate pilot project start-up and progress monitoring for each pilot project.

· Will assist PPC Lead in preparing RFPs, track submission documents and manage communications.

· Assist the PPC Lead in organizing an annual RM-CRC Cannabis Research Day at AMC

· Assist PPC Lead in developing and administering an annual PPC satisfaction survey.

Work Location:

Hybrid – this role is eligible for a hybrid schedule of 3-4 days per week on campus and as needed for in-person meetings.

Why Join Us:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education, and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit

The Department of Psychiatry is one of the largest units in the UCD-SOM and is comprised of 5 Divisions. The CU Department of Psychiatry sets the standard for Education and Training of leaders in psychiatry and mental health care, conducts ground-breaking Research that aims to eradicate suffering due to psychiatric and substance use disorders, provides ready access to state of-the-art mental health preventions and interventions across the continuum of care, and collaborates with the community and other key stakeholders to promote well-being among all Coloradans. We accomplish this vision in a manner that respects, values and advocates for the dignity and worth of each individual and family.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

Entry Level:

· Bachelor's degree in any field.

o A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Intermediate Level:

· Bachelor's degree in any field.

o A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

· One (1) year clinical research or related experience.

Senior Level:

· Bachelor's degree in any field.

o A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

· Two (2) years clinical research or related experience.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree in science or health related field.

· One (1) to three (3) years of clinical research or related experience.

· Fluent in Spanish.

· NIH-funded research grant experience and training in conducting clinical research with human subjects and administering psychological research assessments.

· Experience working with University of Colorado software applications including CU Marketplace, InfoEd, OnCore, and Human Subject Research Portal (HSR Portal); basic statistical software knowledge (Excel, Stata, or SPSS, etc.).

· Experience submitting to IRBs and knowledge of regulatory/HIPAA requirements.

· Experience in working with REDCap is preferred, as is the use of technology platforms such as Box, Smartsheet or others to maintain study information and facilitate communication.

· Experience conducting diagnostic interviews and research assessments with adolescent or young adult study participants.

· Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) or Certified Clinical or Research Coordinator (CCRC).

· Experience working with individuals in clinical settings and studies that have involved irregular hours preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Knowledge and understanding of federal regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

· Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

· Outstanding customer service skills.

· Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

· Ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information.

· Demonstrated ability to think independently and critically to proactively resolve issues.

· Advanced computer skills including expertise in various Microsoft Office products, electronic forms, and databases.

· Knowledge regarding clinical research regulations and principles of ethical conduct.

· Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to manage priorities.

· Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

· Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.

· Ability to follow direction and all department SOPs and policies.

· Ability to follow and execute a study protocol and proactively prevent deviations.

· Clinical skills in conducting assessments with participants.

· Capacity for flexibility and adaptability in different work situations.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position.

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address.

Questions should be directed to: Matthew Nichols,

Screening of Applications Begins:

Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by June 30th, 2024. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as:

Entry Level: $47,743 – $60,729

Intermediate Level: $51,956 – $66,088

Senior Level: $56,169 – $71,447

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation, depending on the level.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Research Services

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20278 - SOM-PSYCH GENERAL OPERATIONS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 10, 2024

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Matthew Nichols Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00823900

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