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Research Study Coordinator

Boys Town National Research Hospital Omaha, NE

Manages laboratory operations including regulatory and compliance documentation, recruitment of participants, and requisition of laboratory equipment and supplies.


  • Ensures study is in compliance with local and federal laws and regulations.

  • Assists with ensuring compliance with Institutional Review Boards including maintaining current approved staff log, CITI training requirements for staff, study modifications, consent form updates, continuing reviews and annual reports, advertising approval, reporting of adverse events, and initial application submissions.

  • Coordinates with other institutions for multi-site studies.

  • Recruits and screens potential study participants and performs intake assessments.

  • Completes cognitive assessment batteries with participants.

  • Creates and/or maintains all documents and records related to the study, including the primary Access database.

  • Provides subject matter expertise and direction to other research staff, including research assistants who help execute elements of the overall study.

  • Acts as a point of reference for study participants by answering questions and keeping them informed on the study progress.

  • Manages the inventory of equipment and supplies related to the study and orders more as needed.

  • Attends meetings, events and seminars to promote the study.

  • Attends DICoN laboratory meetings and provides updates on enrollment and execution of the study to the laboratory director and manager.

  • Creates reports on each study, including notes on protocols, workload, data collection, and more.

  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.


  • Apply skills necessary to implement and maintain a research program that has national impact.

  • Apply comprehensive knowledge of the relevant literature and skill and experience with research procedures related to neuroscience, or relative disciplines, including knowledge of relevant research procedures.

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, statistics, and computer applications appropriate for the field of interest.

  • Communicate concisely, both orally and in writing.

  • Work well with other professional personnel and with support staff.

  • Provide research training for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows as well as to train, supervise, and evaluate research assistants and technicians.

  • General understanding of scientific theory and methods.

  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.

  • Work under deadlines with general guidance.

  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.

  • Work with human study participants.


  • Bachelors degree required.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a research laboratory or in project management required.

  • If employed in the Cognitive Neuroscience department, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of transfer or hire required.

  • If employed in the Cognitive Neuroscience department, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative(CITI) certification within 30 days of transfer or hire required.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Townit is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted May 4, 2024
Date Closes June 3, 2024
Requisition REQ-2024-3910
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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