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Program Support Coordinator

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Program Support Coordinator
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ-Population Studies

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission, and Core Values:

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.

We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

Core Values:

Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Support Coordinator for the Population Science department at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Among the key duties of this position are the following:

• Provides supervision for assigned activities and program; staffs, plans and coordinates the conduct of highly specialized and technical research in population studies.
• Performs initial survey to determine health and educational needs of the community served by Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) and RWJ Barnabas.
• Assists in the design and preparation of proposals for funding programs in each field.
• Reviews funding proposals to determine eligibility, completeness, and technical content; makes recommendations for funding based on the results of the proposal review.
• Assists in matching and coordinating programs with project sponsors at the local, state or federal level and/or in the private sector and with non-profit groups.
• As requested and required, works in cooperation with other State departments to isolate problem areas in the communities for implementing new programs.
• Manages and coordinates the community outreach activities, as well as community recruitment into research.
• Works collaboratively with Associate Director to assess catchment needs, develops community outreach research activity, and works closely with statewide stakeholders in the community to facilitate related activities.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 26S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 62816.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 76248.500
Annual Maximum Salary 89681.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or a health related field.
• Equivalent experience, education and/or
training may be substituted for the education requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Excellent analytical, organizational, communication, writing and interpersonal skills required.
•Demonstrated ability to hold self-accountable to high standards of professional excellence, demonstrated to maximize resources and be resourceful, seek and accept personal and professional responsibility on a continued basis.
• Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
• Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SPSS programming.
• Must have valid driver’s license, possess own vehicle or alternate means of transportation.
• Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in Public Health or a health related field preferred.
• Three (3) or more years of experience in public health or health related field, of which one (1) year of community outreach research experience and public health research experience conducting community-based research is preferred.
• Prior clinical experience an asset.
• Strong interest in health disparities preferred.
• Administrative experience working in a grant funded, academic medical setting strongly preferred.
• Fluent in Spanish or Hindi desired.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical Demands:
Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment:
Office environment. Moderate noise.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3415
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you a valid driver's license and have your own car?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you available to work evenings and weekends when needed?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application