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Recruitment Coordinator


Recruitment Coordinator

  • req970
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • Massey Cancer Center
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Position Responsibilities:

Massey Cancer Center

“To improve the lives of all Virginians by delivering cutting-edge cancer care through patient-centered prevention and treatment; high-impact, innovative research; community input and engagement; and education and training of the next generation of researchers and healthcare professionals.”

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Center is a nationally ranked cancer center located in the heart of Downtown Richmond. All full-time staff are eligible for our generous benefits package that includes choices for health, vision, and dental coverage, life-insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, retirement planning, tax-deferred annuity and cash match programs, flexible spending accounts, tuition benefits, significant paid-time off,12 paid holidays, and more. Explore our benefits further here: https://hr.vcu.edu/current-employees/benefits/university-and-academic-professional-benefits/

A Recruitment Coordinator is sought to work closely with the Clinical Research Coordinator and the study team to identify and help to enroll eligible patients for a 5-year, NIH-funded study of colorectal cancer screening. The study involves recruitment of human subjects, collection of personal monitoring (sleep, actigraphy, heart rate) and collection of human biospecimens. In addition to excellent administrative and interpersonal communication skills, the position requires an understanding of regulatory requirements for human research protection, ability to coordinate staff, experience with recordkeeping, scheduling, report preparation and related research activities. The Recruitment Coordinator will maintain frequent contact with the Clinical Research Coordinator, clinical collaborators, Principal Investigator (PI), study staff and study participants at multiple locations.

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • Patient-facing experience in clinical settings
  • Experience in clinical research
  • Ability to drive to recruitment and study visit sites at VCU and the greater Richmond area

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to multitask and manage priorities to meet deadlines
  • Ability to anticipate problems and be proactive in seeking their solutions
  • Ability to maintain high level of organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • Experience in collaborating with individuals of a wide range of backgrounds, including research scientists, administrators, clinicians and clinical staff, service providers and contractors, university students, and participants of all backgrounds
  • Good working knowledge of one or more database management software packages


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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