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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Senior Program Coordinator, Health Services Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University’s Department of Surgery seeks an ambitious and self-motivated individual to serve as a full-time senior program coordinator in support a robust team centered on improving health outcomes through innovative and rigorous scientific research. This position supports the Health Services Research Center (HSR) within the School of Medicine and serves as a member of the Transplant Outcomes Research team, which includes a focus on developing pragmatic investigations around healthcare access and quality of care. Candidates should possess a strong interest in the field of public health, epidemiology, or business administration for research.


  • Designs, implements, and coordinates operational facets of a specific program.

  • Develops strategic plans and objectives that ensure the program's continued success, and develops evaluation methods to assess outcomes.

  • Conducts program research and ensures that the preparation of mandatory operational, statistical, and financial reports are accurate and factual, and that all reports comply with federal and state regulations and/or institutional policies.

  • Designs training programs and materials, conducts training sessions, and represents the program at various conferences, meetings, or seminars.

  • May plan, administer, or monitor the program's budget and/or grants, and conduct financial forecasting for the program.

  • May develop fundraising programs, including researching and identifying funding sources, and writing and submitting grant proposals.

  • Serves as a liaison to and interacts with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program; may write and present speeches.

  • Maintains complete and accurate program records.

  • May serve on or chair various University committees. May supervise program staff, interns, and/or volunteers.

  • Oversees calendar management, conference travel, travel plans for team, and adherence to the travel policy for the team.

  • Meeting planning assistance with HSR leadership team to coordinate logistics pertaining to the HSR seminar and speaker line-up, Health Services Research Day, and other special events hosted by the HSR Center.

  • Develop standard operating procedures to accommodate a large and growing team, to include oversight of onboarding of new team members and trainees as well as exit procures to ensure the team remains productive as trainees rotate through for research practicums. This will also include routine updates to the lab manual.

  • Collaborate with HSR Center project manager and research director to submit continuing reviews for human subjects research.

  • Manages logistics of communications for the center, e.g., newsletters, weekly updates, social media alongside HSR project manager.

  • Maintain accounts and access for ContactMonkey, SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics and will oversee the development of an integrated calendar system for HSR Center events and conferences.

  • Design a supply management system for the team and oversee maintenance.

  • Coordinate and manage administrative support for the HSR Center Director.

  • Partner with leadership to track budgets and create spending plans, including managing P-Card expenses and track internal budgets.

  • Create a manuscript tracking system for highlighting center successes and linking PMCIDs.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and five years related program management experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask with a high attention to detail.

  • Ability to work with a high degree of independence and to self-start tasks in spite of complexity or ambiguity.

  • Experience with communications and social media platforms is considered helpful.

  • Interest in public health, health communications or epidemiology encouraged.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 73760

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Surgery: Transplant

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta