Research Coordinator II

Florida International University

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.


For further information or to apply, please visit and reference Job Opening ID # 532361


Research Coordinator II – Center for Children and Families – 532361

Job Summary:

Coordinates the day to day research activities of the federally-funded research projects pertaining to investigating the links between brain, behavior, and social anxiety. Works closely with Principal Investigators (PIs), Lab technicians, and other members of the lab, including graduate students and undergraduate volunteers. Coordinates the research activities of the NIMH R01 grant that includes recruiting participants, scheduling; managing IRB amendments; and drafting and revising study protocols. Manages the operations of a lab.

Coordinates the day to day activities of a research project. Recruits and schedules participants.
Manages the IRB amendments. Works closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) in the implementation of activities associated with research projects.
Works closely with the PI in developing and implementing guidelines for research protocol studies.
Responsible for managing the lab’s day-to-day operations.
Oversees the data management, uploads, and reporting requirements.
Coordinates the preparation of forms/documents in accordance with appropriate policies/procedures.
Reviews and ensures participant forms are accurate.
Recruits and onboards new team members.
Maintains the website and social media platforms.
Resource coordination with relevant university departments.
Trains, supervises, and evaluates lab members and their research progress.
Develops and maintains standard operating procedures and training protocols.
Serves as the University’s credit card user for departmental transactions. Adheres to University’s credit card policies and procedures.
Assists the PI in short and long-range resource planning for the project. Coordinates and prepares meeting information.
Obtains pricing, quotes, and pre-purchasing for lab equipment and supplies.
Purchase, reconciliation, and distribution of participant compensation (gift cards and cash or cash equivalents).
Minimum Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience recruiting participants.
Experience leading research support staff.
Experience with data management and statistical software.
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Job Category:  Administrative


Advertised Salary: $45,000 – $50,000

Work Schedule:

Begin time: 8:30 AM
End time: 5:00 PM


Pre-Employment Requirements:

·       Expanded Background Check

·       Fingerprinting Check


Other Information:

·       This is a time-limited appointment which may be terminated at any time with 30 days’ notice.

For further information or to apply, please visit and reference Job Opening ID # 532361


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FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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