Project Coordinator - Research - Population Sciences
Job posting number: #7150646 (Ref:10021615)
Posted: May 26, 2023
Salary / Pay Rate: $24.00 - $34.67 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
About City of Hope
City of Hope's mission is to deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today. Founded in 1913, City of Hope has grown into one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S. and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope research has been the basis for numerous breakthrough cancer medicines, as well as human synthetic insulin and monoclonal antibodies. With an independent, National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center at its core, City of Hope brings a uniquely integrated model to patients spanning cancer care, research and development, academics and training, and innovation initiatives. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix. City of Hope’s affiliated family of organizations includes Translational Genomics Research Institute and AccessHopeTM. For more information about City of Hope, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion are key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.
The Project Coordinator provides support to the Director for the development & coordination of all Program activities. Compiles and analyses complex information for inclusion in training, reports or presentation materials to support program metrics. Collaborates with medical, research, administrative, support, and nursing personnel within the Cancer Center, across the Enterprise and among diverse, multiethnic and multisectoral community partners to facilitate program activities.
The Project Coordinator will work with Dr. Kimlin Ashing. Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D., is a professor and founding director of the Center of Community Alliance for Research & Education (CCARE) at City of Hope. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder. As an advocate-scientist, she is advancing population health science and practice. She is a population, behavioral scientist working to develop and implement evidenced-based, culturally, clinically and community responsive health improvement interventions. Her mission is to engage advocates and civil society in science to speed up and ensure the public benefit of biomedical research and advancements.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Supports the Director and programs with administrative aspects of our cancer screening program including maintaining program’s tracking databases.
- Assist Director with the organization, development, implementation and evaluation of new and existing programs, activities and strategies.
- Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategy plan including all marketing and educational materials e.g., electronic and website content and layout to promote programs to meet metrics including addressing societal determinants of health, cancer burden and disparities.
- Provides director with administrative support for research being conducted under the program to include development of recruitment strategies, participant, public and community engagement, supporting the development of a monitoring and evaluation infrastructure for the prostate cancer screening program.
- Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
- Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements).
- Must have at least 2 years of related program/project coordination experience.
- Has a high level of comfort in working in team environments to drive toward delivery of processes or activity execution. Welcomes, values and practices diversity, equity and inclusion within all communications (i.e., oral and written) and activities.
- Is an expert collaborator, reaching out to colleagues and interacting positively and effectively with internal and external contacts.
- Has project-management and technological skills in organizing strategies, objectives, tactics and creating metrics to measure outcomes.
- Will have the ability to anticipate concerns and challenges to mitigate.
- Presents a customer-service orientation in providing support to individual and team objectives.
- Must be detail-oriented and able to connect various pieces of information to develop a holistic viewpoint.
- Demonstrates emotional intelligence to navigate different communications styles and behaviors.
Preferred education experience and skills:
- An advanced degree in related field including Behavioral Sciences, Social Work, and Public Health.
- Experience in Epidemiology, Public Health, Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health, Human Biology, Statistics, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, Research Design, Ethics.
- CHES or CTTS licensure.
As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $24.00 - $34.67 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.