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Study Coordinator

The University of Utah College of Nursing is a community of scholars engaged in exemplary programs of funded research and distinguished scholarship. The Emma Eccles Jones Nursing Research Center’s mission is to provide exceptional support that facilitates faculty success with research development, grant submission and management, and scholarly activity.

This position will support research studies regarding complicated grief after the loss of a loved one to overdose or suicide, and training providers with this intervention. This person will enroll participants, perform data collection, and assist the principal investigator (PI) reporting and manuscript preparation.

This position is eligible for universitybenefits ( including;medical-dental-wellness coverage (\_wellness.php) , an additional immediately vested14.2% of salary employer contribution (\_401aPlan.php) to retirement (401a),paid leave ( ,paid holidays ( ,tuition assistance ( for employees and family,free UTA transport pass ( and others.

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1. Create and maintain REDcap data set.

2. Publicity and scheduling for all training events.

3. Enrollment and consent of all study trainees.

4. Enroll, consent and assist agencies in assessment of all grief group participants.

5. All data entry into REDcap (statistician ready) and maintain all program activity documentation.

6. Assist PI with preparation of quarterly reports for projects.

7. Closely coordinate with Caring Connections Program Coordinator on training implementation (meals, travel, lodging and supplies); document all attendees per state guidelines.

8. Assist with research literature reviews, data cleaning/analysis, manuscript and presentation preparation.

9. Other duties as assigned.

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.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Some departments may require IATA DGR training within six months.


Degree in Nursing, Gender Studies, Anthropology, Women’s Studies, Psychology, Communications, Educational Psychology, or similar field.

Experience in a health-care setting or health care certification.

Research experience.

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Last Updated: 9/2/22