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Friday, May 20, 2011
The Safe Motherhood Program at the University of California San Francisco
The Safe Motherhood Program at the University of California San Francisco is currently hiring for the Lusaka Coordinator position. The position is full time with a start date of 7/15/11. Candidates can apply directly online through the UCSF Careers page and input the req ID # 35590BR - http://www.ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/
Job Code and Payroll Title: 7234 ANALYST I
Job Title: Lusaka Coordinator
Req Number: 35590BR
Position Start Date: July 15, 2011
Required Qualifications: BA/BS with a major in a related field and one year of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least three months of experience in a developing country; excellent attention to detail, good organizational skills; competent in EXCEL; proficient in Word, Internet; problem Solving Skills.
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
Preferred Qualifications: MPH or master's in related field; experience with research; ability to train, mentor and guide others; experience with data management systems; knowledge of maternal health issues; experience in Africa.
Job Summary: The Lusaka Coordinator is responsible for data management, reporting, site administration and project support on a Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial (CRCT) for the Non-pneumatic Anti Shock Garment (NASG). The study, supported by NIH/NICHD and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is to demonstrate if the NASG saves the lives of women hemorrhaging in childbirth. The candidate will be required to live full time in Lusaka, Zambia. Duties include providing research, administrative and logistical support to the study. Duties would include all forms of clinical trial coordination for this hospital and clinic based study, including data form review for completeness and accuracy, case tracking, logistics and supplies, training coordinators and data collector/clinicians on clinical and study protocol adherence, completion of protocol violation and adverse event documentation, administrative oversight and mentoring and supervising student interns (medical, nursing, midwifery, and public health students).
The Lusaka Study Coordinator will serve as part of the Safe Motherhood Team of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF; will serve as the local liaison between the NASG studies in Lusaka, Zambia and the investigators and project staff at UCSF; will serve as the administrative and research team leader for Lusaka, collaborate with the UCSF Copperbelt, Zambia Coordinator as a peer, and will report directly to Elizabeth Butrick, the NASG Study Director in San Francisco. Willing to commit for at least 6 months, with a possible extension depending on the availability of funds.
Note: Position to end six months from the date of hire, with the possibility to be extended.