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We are seeking a Recruitment and Outreach Specialist to support the overall functions of the Clinical Trials Program, NIH:
- Develop and execute community engagement and study recruitment plans/strategies.
- Manage the execution and day-to-day operations of assigned clinical trial participant recruitment programs.
- Research and write materials targeted at various stakeholders.
- Analyze and research public health and epidemiology data related to VRC candidate vaccine pathogens, i.e.., HIV, Chikungunya, Ebola, Marburg and Influenza.
- Author scientific documents necessary for VRC vaccine clinical trials conduct.
- Participate in clinical trials planning and training for externally conducted trials of VRC products, including domestic and international trials.
- Monitor and evaluate program metrics and management of program timelines.
- Perform financial planning and budgetary management of advertisement campaigns.
- Manage procurement, vendor payments and invoices for advertisement campaigns and recruitment projects.
- Manage the contract and scope of work negotiations with advertisement and recruitment vendors.
- Review vendor contracts and work to ensure execution of contracts to planned timelines.
- Organize and liaison with community members to develop programs that will engage and educate communities to increase awareness of HIV vaccine research and vaccine research in general.
- Serve as VRC’s liaison to the Community Advisory Board (CAB); translate science to the CAB, present consent forms and marketing materials for community review, and report feedback to the principal investigator.
- Develop and conduct protocol trainings, per clinical trial goals at VRC.
- Serve as subject matter expert and provide technical assistance to other NIH departments around recruitment, health education, advertisement, outreach and retention.
- Represent Recruitment, Retention and Outreach in the development of regulatory documents, including but not limited to multi-site manual of operations and IND annual reports.
- Review enrollment feasibility of proposed studies and provide advice on improving suitability of inclusion and exclusion criteria for recruitment, efficacy, ease of conduct and costs.
- Provide policy analysis to CAB on NIAID’s procedural and regulatory recommendations for community advisory boards.
- Evaluate historical and ongoing recruitment, enrollment, and retention data and develop publications, presentations, and VRC clinical trials guidelines based on VRC data.
- Assess published and public literature regarding best practices for recruitment, retention and outreach.
- Conduct health services research by collecting, organizing and analyzing data used in reporting the cost-effectiveness, efficacy, and efficiency of recruitment programs and advertisement campaigns.
- Develop and implement quality improvement tools and methodologies to ensure accuracy of clinical trial participant data.
- Develop, optimize and improve VRC guidelines and SOP’s to streamline workflow.
- Develop, maintain, and update VRC data management and statistical analysis plans to maintain data integrity and to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements.
- Conduct ad hoc data analysis in response to special purpose data requests.
- Contribute to the analysis, design, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of clinical informatics applications and projects.
- Participate in the implementation and adoption of health systems technology to support optimal clinical effectiveness and efficiency.
- Bachelor’s degree in a science related discipline.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a related field.
- The education, skills and relevant years of experience required for each support position are consistent with those identified as the minimum requirements for the labor categories specified in the contract.