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Program Coordinator I, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

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Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 120316
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55811085033664-Gerontology



The Program Coordinator will play a crucial role in the coordination and execution of research activities within the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. This position will oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs, with a specific focus on data management, cognitive testing, quality assurance, and process improvement initiatives. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems, such as REDCap, and responding to data errors and queries.


  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, public health, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience in program management, clinical research, or related field preferred.


  1. Design, develop, and implement projects associated with cognitive testing, data management, and quality assurance protocols. Assist 
  2. Coordinate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of cognitive testing procedures and protocols, ensuring compliance with study requirements.
  3. Administer neurocognitive assessments to research participants according to standardized protocols and study requirements. Provide training and oversight to staff involved in administering neurocognitive assessments, ensuring adherence to protocols and quality standards.
  4. Provide oversight of data management processes, including data entry, quality control, and auditing of data. Manage Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems, such as REDCap, including user support, troubleshooting, and system optimization.
  5. Creates reports and analysis of data. Prepares datasets for research requests or periodic analyses and reports reflecting progress and trends of on-going projects/programs. Makes suggestions for improvement and implement as appropriate.
  6. Respond to data errors and queries in a timely manner, working closely with research team members to resolve issues and ensure data integrity.
  7. Assist in identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of research operations.


  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems, such as REDCap, preferred.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.


  • Clean, well-lit office environment.
  • May be subject to interruptions and occasional pressure due to multiple inquiries.
  • Handles absentee replacement on short notice.


  • Standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching with arms, finger and hand dexterity.
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 lbs. maximum.