PURPOSE OF POSITION: Coordinate and support assigned efforts in support of projects.
Coordinate meetings and events (scheduling, facility logistics). Support creation of reports and updates, create/ maintain electronic and hard copy project files. May utilize project management software to track project. Set priorities for tasks based on importance and urgency. Document meeting minutes and action items during meetings and perform follow-up as appropriate. Learns project management principles, and begins to take on assigned elements of small scale projects with the direction and guidance of more senior-level colleagues.
Executes tasks in accordance with the project plan. Supports successful project execution by providing support and coordination. Understand and meet expectations for deliverable quality and timeliness. Under the direction of team members begins to participate in the development of project deliverables.
Perform basic primary and secondary data collection (e.g., literature reviews), summarize findings, draw appropriate conclusions, and effectively communicate results to team. Coordinate collection of data. Conduct/ support basic qualitative and quantitative analysis of project data. Assist more senior-level colleagues in the development of regulatory/reporting activities
Interface with internal and external stakeholders. Compose, and edit written and verbal communications. Learn to facilitate small group discussions. Keep team members appropriately informed.
Skills & Competencies
Responsive to requests/ input
Working cooperatively with others to achieve group goals; proactively adjusting one's style and efforts to complement those of others on the team; being pleasant, agreeable, and easy to work with; valuing group success as much or more than individual success
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Efficiently delegating work that is the appropriate level of difficulty and giving others the authority to accomplish it; providing information, coordinating work efforts, providing assistance, and removing obstacles without becoming overly involved in daily or minor issues; following through and monitoring progress to ensure goals are achieved
Basic skill in Microsoft Office programs
Working knowledge of systems relevant to the field
Meticulously keeping track of details without becoming overwhelmed by them; being exacting, precise, and accurate; spotting minor imperfections or errors and taking action to correct them
Grasping the essence of new material quickly and easily; understanding one's learning style and seeking appropriate learning opportunities; using mistakes as learning opportunities
Prioritization and time-management skills sufficient to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Working knowledge of research methods including measurement, data collection and validity issues
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center