Study Coordinator

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Location: Salt Lake City, UTAH
Job Type: FullTime

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Open Date 12/28/2020
Requisition Number PRN24967B
Job Title Study Coordinator
Working Title Study Coordinator
Job Grade D
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

M-F 8-5

VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00106 - Geology & Geophysics
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 31600 to 58400
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary

The SPATIAL group in the University of Utah Department of Geology and Geophysics is recruiting a Study Coordinator to assist to contribute to a research project on forensic chemistry. The individual will work with our research team to recruit and screen study participants, coordinate relationships with off-campus project partners, facilitate shipping and receiving of study materials, and manage our collection of study specimens. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills and be motivated to work independently and creatively toward goals supporting this team-based program. This is a full-time, fixed-term, benefitted position, with an anticipated duration of 3 years (pending the success of the individual and project); continuation of employment beyond that point is possible but contingent on funding for and the nature of future projects.

Position to start: 02/16/2021

This position is considered Category IIA: Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID-19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID-19 Telecommuting Agreement.


1. Assesses protocol for clarity and subject safety, reviews inclusion/exclusion criteria; clarifies concerns and questions with Principal Investigator and sponsor.
2. Attends and participates in Investigator and staff meetings. Advises team regarding specific study assignments and timelines.
3. Explains and obtains informed consent, medical history and demographics; documents in source file and maintains with historical data, status reports, progress notes, and subject log to help ensure subject safety.
4. Determines length of visits and coordinates related facility and equipment availability.
5. Reports and tracks adverse events (AE). Reports serious AEs to IRB and sponsor.
6. Documents all protocol deviations, reconciles test article accountability at study close out and prepares summary report for sponsor.
7. Completes, audits, corrects CRFs, relays CRFs to sponsor.
8. Assists with negotiating contract budget and payment terms.
9. Maintains documents as required by FDA guidelines.
10. May maintain contact with IRB and prepare and submit IRB documents.
11. May ensure proper collection, processing and shipment of specimens.
12. May perform functions required of the Clinical Research Assistant as necessary.

Incumbents are responsible for coordinating the daily operations of their assigned research team, coordinating the orderly and safe flow of the research project and maintaining adequate resources for the PI to accomplish their research objectives

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking. 

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalency required. IRB CITI Course in the Protection of Human Research subjects certificate obtained within six months of hire and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Some departments may require IATA DGR training within six months.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Bachelors degree in any related field (including but not limited to the physical or life sciences, management, and communications)
Demonstrated human relations and communications skills
Completion of human subjects research training (following hire)Experience reviewing and managing survey data
Prior experience in human subjects research

Experience reviewing and managing survey data
Prior experience in human subjects research

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a related Bachelor's degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
    • Yes
    • No

  • Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
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