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Henry Ford Health System Research Project Coor I - Contingent - Detroit/Days in Detroit, Michigan


Works under the supervision of the Project Manager or Principal Investigator to coordinate sub-projects within the larger study. Sub-projects may be, but not limited to, organizing study meetings, events, logistics, mailings, etc; tracking participant and project status; serving as study contact; and writing protocols and IRB applications. Provides administrative support to project leads and able to interact with both internal and external customers at all levels.


  • Work under supervision of and take direction from Project Manager (PM) or Principal Investigator (PI).

  • Coordinate sub-projects within the larger study.

  • Sub-projects and tasks may include:

a.Write and submit IRB applications.

b.Write study SOPs, protocols, manuals and data dictionaries.

c.Develop study materials (letters, advertisements, recruitment material, etc).

d.Use tracking systems to track participant and project status.

e.Organize and track outgoing and incoming mailings or other communications with participants.

f.Coordinate study events and study logistics.

g.Coordinate schedules of study staff, study events, and study meetings.

h.May oversee some day-to-day operations of study staff.

i.Travel to sites of data collection or study events.

j.Liaise between technical staff at external organizations and HFHS Field Staff.k.Serve as the contact person for participants and their caregivers.

l.May be responsible for accurate accounting and handling of study incentives.m.Assist PM or PI with any other study-related needs.

  • May work on multiple studies at one time.

  • May work on studies that have multiple data collection or collaborating locations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in health care administration, health education, communication, social or political science or related field.

  • Experience in coordination and following protocols.


  • Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below:

  • Communication

  • Ownership

  • Understanding

  • Motivation

  • Sensitivity

  • Excellence

  • Teamwork

  • Respect

  • Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services.

  • Must possess the following personal qualities:

  • Be self-directed

  • Be flexible and committed to the team concept

  • Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn

  • Be open to new learning experiences

  • Accepts and respects diversity without judgment

  • Demonstrates customer service values


  • Normal office environment with minimal exposure to noise, dust, or extreme temperatures.


    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.


    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.