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Scientific Program Analyst - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an experienced individual to work as a **Scientific Program Analyst** at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.


This is a long-term contract position which offers:


+ Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

+ Optional health, vision, and dental plans


-Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.


+ Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:


**Researches and evaluates the operation of the organization's scientific programs.**


+ Work with staff on the concept development, planning, execution and support of all project-related activities.


+ Organize and maintain project documentation and communications; track project progress using project management tools.


+ Request information from and provide responses to principal investigators program staff and others on scientific and programmatic issues.


+ Coordinate epidemiologic study implementation and data collection; serve as liaison between Clinical Genetics Branch (CGB) collaborators and staff.


**Researches, interprets and summarizes background materials from a variety of scientific sources.**


+ Conduct literature searches in PubMed, Web of Science and other information sources; manage references using bibliographic software.


+ Conduct search for material for a specific programmatic need, using a database to search for material in many cases.


+ Read, interpret, analyze and condense material from a variety of sources for presentation.


**Compiles data and creates and prepares graphs, slides and presentations.**


+ Organize existing slides/presentations/talking points into a functional database/library.


+ Design, develop and maintain databases, Listservs, spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations and other computer applications.


+ Prepare presentation materials such as handouts, meeting materials, slide presentations, and background/supplemental documents, spreadsheets, charts and graphs for conferences, committee, .meetings, workshops and group updates.


+ Prepare data summaries, manuscripts, professional presentations and patient educational materials


+ Edit written documents for stylistic, grammatical and typographical errors


**Performs logistical planning of various scientific meetings, lectures, workshops.**


+ Attend meetings, training and conferences in support of program initiatives.


+ Perform logistical planning for various scientific meetings, conference calls, symposia, lectures, workshops and special projects.


+ Work with staff to identify key issues and track action items and tasks, providing deadline reminders to Program staff and update and maintain spreadsheets of relevant information.


+ Works with staff to identify key issues and track action items/tasks, providing deadline reminders to Program staff, maintain spreadsheets and other Microsoft suite management tools with relevant information/tasks


**Plans, organizes and participates at a senior level in technical meetings and consultations.**


+ Work with staff to coordinate and plan meetings (scientific or administrative), including communications with distinguished lectures, invited guests, study participants. Assist with registration and meeting logistics.


+ Coordinate with strategic project leaders on the logistics annual in-person (or virtual) Committee meetings, monthly ad hoc teleconferences or videoconferences


**Reviews and evaluates the performance of the organization.**


+ Provide project management support for large and/or complex projects with internal and external stakeholders and other project participants.


+ Ensure that all aspects of the programs are tracked and reported, key milestones and deliverables dates are known and adhered to, and that all individuals and partners involved are kept appraised of progress of integrated tasks and next steps.


+ Troubleshoot and resolve operational problems related to CGB clinical research protocols.


**Analyzes existing scientific programs and makes recommendations for improvement.**


+ Work with staff to assist and conduct management and administrative analysis; evaluate procedures, policies, processes and systems for the purpose of improving efficiency.


+ Define problems; analyze alternatives; recommend solutions to complete problems affecting the conduct of research programs.


+ Design and provide support for the analysis of questionnaires, surveys, protocols, informed consent documents, training manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and database management systems.


+ Ensure compliance with IRB requirements and deadlines


+ Coordinate interactions among CGB, the NCI IRB and the Special Studies IRB.


+ Maintain current expertise on human subjects research issues as related to HIPPA and the IRB review process, policies and procedures


+ Assists with efforts to improve database tools ( e.g., CGB's study enrollment and database system) and other programs by coordinating and hosting meetings with database stakeholders, contractors, study staff, and relevant collborators.


+ Coordinate IRB submissions (new, amendments, continuing reviews, etc.) for Branch protocols


**Develops and prepares various scientific reports.**


+ Organize and maintain a repository of resources, including minutes, reports, spreadsheets and web pages related to the program.


+ Complete progress reports that detail project status and flag potential issues.


+ Track project progress and provide regular reports.


+ Management of Consortia for the Clinical Director


+ Prepare complete technical reports, formal progress reports, monthly status reports and special announcements


**Develops and implements new scientific programs in order to fulfill organizational goals and objectives.**


+ Design, perform and complete research projects, applying scientific knowledge to each project, and provide a detailed summary of goals and scope, milestones and go/no go decisions points.


+ Lead efforts to expand the use of social media; develop and implement a plan to use social media channels to keep stakeholders and the research community informed and up to date.


+ Track action items and tasks; provide deadline reminders to staff; maintain spreadsheets of relevant information for grants, contracts and other programs.


+ Provide project planning and project management strategies to efficiently approach complex tasks.


**Develops and maintains clinical database.**


+ Develop, update, and maintain information databases (e.g. SharePoint sites); provide document retrieval support.


+ Facilitate biospecimen acquisition, shipment, storage, tracking and distribution.


+ Perform quality control of biospecimens, collected data and forms design.


+ Assist with the development and maintenance of database and website content related to scientific programs.


+ Track clinical research studies for appropriate documentation, goals, timelines and plans.


+ Organize, enhance and monitor CGB study-related and patient enrollment websites


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:


Certifications & Licenses


+ Masters' or Bachelor's with 2 years relevant experience


Skills (Ranked By Priority)


1. Workshop and conference planning

2. Establish collaborations

3. Epidemiological studies

4. Technology transfer

5. Project management

6. Strategic planning

7. Data collection

8. Biospecimens

9. Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

10. Working knowledge of epidemiology, clinical research and biostatistics

11. Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions


**1, 2, 3, 4, 5** _represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked_


Software


+ Adobe Acrobat

+ PowerPoint

+ SharePoint

+ EndNote

+ Excel

+ WebEx

+ Pub med literature search

+ Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

+ Statistical Analysis System (SAS)

+ Excel


Field of Study


+ Multi-Disciplinary or General Science


Please Note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position.


Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.


As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.


It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-13

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