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Lead Project Research Coordinator

Franklin & Marshall College
Job Location:
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Health and Medical Services

Franklin & Marshall College is hiring a Lead Research Project Coordinator as part of a three-year HUD-funded grant to investigate the long-term benefits of lead remediation in Lancaster County, PA. The project investigates how long previously remediated homes remain lead-safe and measures the impact of home lead remediation on children's cognitive outcomes. The candidate will need to be located in Lancaster County or be willing to commute to Lancaster County multiple times per week. 

Essential Functions

  • Manage participant recruitment, enrollment, and scheduling for house inspections, surveys, and children cognitive testing. 
  • Administer surveys, manage data entry, and coordinate meetings between Principal Investigators and other collaborators.
  • Provide administrative support including developing new research protocols and procedures, designing recruitment materials, and recording minutes during meetings.
  • Help supervise student workers in their research responsibilities for the project.
  • Plan weekly meeting agendas, present at meetings, and manage other deliverables
The college's Public Health Department was awarded this grant in January 2021.


  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health or related field required, with master's in Public Health or related field preferred.
  • Proficiency in Spanish required.
  • Willingness to conduct surveys in participant homes required.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills required,
  • Excellent verbal communication skills required.
  • Advanced skills in Google Suite required.
  • Intermediate skills in databases required.
  • Basic skills in statistical software preferred.
  • One to three years of research administration and/or project management preferred.

The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.

Because this position works with minors (non F&M students under the age of 18) please review the link below that includes information regarding the protection of minors. This link also outlines information regarding a mandatory training you must complete prior to working with minors. The online training course must be completed at least once every two years by faculty, staff and Franklin & Marshall students who interact with minors.

Additional Information:

Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, Pennsylvania ACT 153 background clearances, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.

Franklin & Marshall College requires all employees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by sending a scanned copy of their completed vaccination card to Human Resources. Employees may request a religious or medical vaccination exemption by contacting Human Resources.

Full-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, generous retirement savings plan contributions, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events.

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