A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking a PBRN Coordinator on the Kirksville, Missouri, campus. The PBRN Coordinator reports directly to the Associate Director of DO-Touch.NET (Research Assistant Professor, A.T. Still Research Institute). Additionally, the PBRN Coordinator receives direction from Principal Investigators of DO-Touch.NET research studies. The PBRN Coordinator is primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of the practice-based research network (PBRN), DO-Touch.NET, and research studies within the PBRN. The primary functions of this position fall into three general categories: marketing, outreach, and engagement; infrastructure administration; and research management (in collaboration with Principal Investigators and the DO-Touch.NET Data Manager). The PBRN Coordinator collaborates with the other members of the Coordinating Center Team (i.e. Director, Associate Director, and Data Manager) to ensure that DO-Touch.NET fulfills its purpose to create and sustain a network of clinicians engaged in the assessment of the clinical usefulness of osteopathic manipulative medicine. This position could be either an on campus position or a remote position.
Major Job Duties
Marketing, outreach, and engagement:
Develop and implement a marketing, outreach, and engagement plan to promote the goals of DO-Touch.NET with assistance from Communications & Marketing to ensure compliance with ATSU standards
Lead member recruitment and engagement efforts
Manage DO-Touch.NET's social media presence
Organize and market PBRN events (e.g. Annual Membership Meeting, monthly programs)
Coordinate communication and collaboration with members and Regional Coordinating Centers
Coordinate the functions of the DO-Touch.NET Executive Board and Community Advisory Board
Assist with budget management
Organize and manage research study protocols, procedures, and workflow
Ensure adherence to research project procedures and timelines and compliance with research and data privacy regulations
Train and supervise research support staff at research sites
Assist with study budget management
Contribute to development and submission of research grant applications and manuscripts
A two or four year degree in content management, social media, healthcare administration, business, science, or technology
Knowledge of communications and community engagement, clinical research/project management, budget management, scientific writing, and use of technology
Experience in the following areas: community engagement; clinical research project management; budget management; information systems (e.g. REDCap); social media and website management; and communications and marketing experience are assets.
The successful candidate will have a balance of relevant education and experience. An individual with a two year degree should have three to five years of experience. An individual with a four year degree should have two to three years of experience.
Ability to work independently
Ability to interact in a flexible and positive manner with all contacts within the PBRN
Make effective decisions
Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others with energy and enthusiasm
Openness to learning new skills
Willingness and ability to work under the pressure of multiple tasks and deadlines
The position requires occasional work during evenings and/or weekends.
May be asked come to campus if a special event is being held locally.
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Associates or better.
Diplomacy & Tact Intermediate
Decision Making Intermediate
Positive Attitude Intermediate
Written Communication Intermediate
Verbal Communication Intermediate
Problem Solving Ability Intermediate
2 year(s): Must have experience with community engagement; clinical research project management; budget management; information systems (eg, REDCap); social media and website management; and communications and marketing experience are assets. The successful candidate will have a balance of relevant education and experience.