Under direct supervision, supports study personnel in the collection
and maintenance of study-related data.
1. Assists in recruiting, scheduling, interviewing, and tracking
2. Organizes, prepares, and codes and edits study questionaires in
accordance with study protocols.
3. Performs data entry from questionnaires.
4. Tracks and maintains study subjects listings, consent forms, and
other related materials or files.
5. Performs clerical support such as locating and retrieving journal
articles from library or on-line services from various locations.
Provides telephone service and office coverage, assembles bulk
6. Assists in preparing presentation materials and visual aides, and
assists in coordinating meetings and other study-related
7. Labels, processes, or prepares for shipping study specimens such
as urine and blood samples as directed.
8. May assist in performing basic anthropometric measurements such as
vital signs and neuromuscular tests such as grip strength and
balance and mobility testing.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in clerical work
General knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment; of
spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Skill in performing arithmetic
calculations; in performing routine clerical tasks; in filing
documents in alphabetic and numeric sequence; in operating manual and
automated office equipment. Ability to use applicable hardware such as
mainframe, mini, personal or laptop computers and applicable software
applications; to communicate effectively with widely diverse groups of
people both in person and over the phone; to manage workload, to use
time effectively, and to work in a non-office setting; to locate and
retrieve files and records from confined spaces and locations which
are not easily accessible; to learn to perform basic medical tests
such as taking vital signs, blood pressure, and drawing blood.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Some positions may require employees to possess a valid Maryland
Noncommercial class C or equivalent driver's license and to use their
personal vehicle for transportation. Some positions may require