• Research Administrative Assistant

    University of ColoradoAurora, CO 80017

    Job #1524012796

  • Description

    University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

    School of Medicine | Department of Orthopedics

    Research Services Entry Pro

    Position #782607 - Requisition #20806

    * Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at ~~~/cu-careers

    • The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

    The Department of Orthopedics has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Research Services Entry Professional position.

    The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here .

    Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support of research activities. Functions include contracts and grants solicitation and administration, grant/agreement preparation, review and negotiation, regulatory compliance, sponsor communication and post and pre award management, human subject compliance, research animal management, research laboratory coordination and instruction, environmental health and safety, radiation control, hazardous materials use, disposal and training.

    Professionals at the entry level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

    At the entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and Development capacity.

    Nature of Work:

    The Department of Orthopedic Surgery Division of Spine at the University of Colorado is seeking an individual with experience in contract management, document analysis, and education management in a research environment, who will support the research manager with research activities, student research, and publications for the Spine Research Group. All candidates must have completed at least a Bachelor's Degree and have an interest in beginning a career that supports research activities. This includes coordination of the Spine Student Research Program, submission and organization of abstracts and manuscripts for professional meetings and publications, document oversight for the group of attending surgeons, fellows, residents, medical students and research staff, organization and updating of group research meeting notes, aiding in editing manuscripts, abstracts, and posters, and assisting with data entry for the sponsored clinical trials.

    Supervision Received:

    This position reports to the Research Manager (Sr PRA) for the Spine group in the Department of Orthopedics. Supervision will include training and oversight for the position's responsibilities.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The primary responsibility of this position will be to support the research manager with all research activities within The Department of Orthopedics Division of Spine. This includes clinical trials, self-supported research, and student/trainee projects.

    • Coordinate the Spine Student Research Program

    • Maintain and analyze research contracts

    • Administer mentor program, assigning mentors to students as appropriate and ensuring that the program is meeting key metrics set by senior leadership

    • Create and edit manuscripts and abstracts

    • Oversee submission and manage publication lists. Assist with writing/creating posters and PowerPoint presentations for meetings, and manage an ongoing list of accepted materials.

    • Develop excellent understanding of how the Spine Research Program works, and build key partnerships within the division

    • Maintain training certifications and professional documents for the Spine group.

    • Administrate sponsored clinical trials

    • Responsible for coordinating and scheduling related to all aspects of the Program

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Excellent Organizational Skills

    • Analytical and critical thinking skills

    Salary and Benefits:

    The salary range ( or hiring range ) for this position has been established at $43,000 - $48,000

    The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

    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.

    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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    Diversity and Equity:

    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 ~~~ ?

    The University of Colorado Denver | 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 and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

    The University of Colorado Denver | 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.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in business administration, health care administration, research methods, a scientific or a related field

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Masters degree in business administration, health care administration, research methods, a scientific or related field

    • 1 year of experience working in a research environment

    • Experience ensuring the success of a research and/or mentorship program

    Job: Research Services

    Primary Location: Aurora

    Job Category Research Services

    Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

    Schedule Full-time

    Posting Date Apr 20, 2021

    Unposting Date Ongoing

    Posting Contact Name Lindsey Renn

    Posting Contact Email ~~~

    Posting Number 00782607

    Req ID: 20806

    The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.