Research Coordinators

Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA

3 months ago


Job Title

Research Coordinator

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Overview

The Research Coordinator is responsible for managing day-to-day operational, project management, growth and visibility, relationship management and member cultivation, and meeting and reporting aspects of the HSyE center Institute and associated research centers and projects. This role works independently with guidance and oversight from HSyE management and reports to the HSyE Institute director.


Salary: Open


  • Manage day-to-day project and operations management of all HSYE center activities and growth
  • Oversee managing all HSYE related projects through to implementation, membership growth and relationship management, conference and event planning, graduate research intern integration, and coordinating with post-doctoral staff or faculty supervising technical aspects of some HSYE projects
  • Handle HSYE related communication, visibility, impact, and growth activities, including preparing annual and quarterly reports, maintaining monthly member status meetings, growing member and nonmember funding, contributing to newsletter and website content, implementation testing in multiple settings, and impact evaluation of all HSYE related projects, activities, and education
  • Provide assistance as needed with operations management of the overall HSYE Institute, primarily those related to HSYE (and HSEC) needs, including new student and staff recruitment, hiring, and onboarding, minor budget support, travel coordination, and routine office logistics management (purchasing, work orders, arranging computer support, etc.)
  • Manage project and relationship management of a small portfolio of applied projects/health systems as part of our CMS center, including serving as senior leader of these projects, managing our overall HSYE relationship with these systems, and seeking/connecting applied technical projects and health systems to our broader research activities, internship, and education activities
  • Provide general ad hoc support for Institute and center needs as they arise, such as meeting management, onboarding and offboarding logistics, coordinating with other staff and faculty, and effective post-meeting follow-ups


  • Master's degree or equivalent in industrial engineering
  • Project management familiarity
  • minimum of three years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective time management, meeting preparation, communication, and customer service skills
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and ability to problem solve effectively
  • Integrity, dependability, judgment, and ability to maintain collaborative relationships with multiple groups (HSYE management, faculty, staff, students, and health industry partners)
  • Strong computer skills, especially in MS Office suite products, e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Boston, MA | $5,444/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,161

  • Miscellaneous$1,114

  • Food$490

  • Utilities$356

  • Transportation$323


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