This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/26/18. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) consists of 5 cores, 22 committees, 37 research sites that are members of the consortium/Steering Committee, and an additional 40 or more research sites located across the U.S. and Canada that participate in one of more trials coordinated by the ADCS. Annual funding for the ADCS grant is approximately $10 million. The ADCS provides expertise in developing Alzheimer's disease related protocols and is the coordinating center for multiple clinical trials of varying sizes and complexity under subcontracts funded by NIH and clinical trial agreements with industry.
Under the supervision of the ADCS Chief of Staff, the incumbent will be responsible for providing administrative and website support of day-to-day operations for the ADCS. The incumbent will assist in marketing activities and responsibilities such as drafting promotional or marketing materials, develop and maintain updates to study-specific websites for each ADCS clinical trial, design and maintenance, and designing Clinical Trial Study Recruitment materials.
Assists in marketing activities and responsibilities such as drafting promotional or marketing materials, working on marketing events, and conducting basic market research, etc. Activities and assignments are designed to expose incumbents to fundamental marketing concepts and principles.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training in website development.
Must have experience with multi-center clinical trials and knowledge of AD populations and disease stages. Knowledge of marketing geared toward AD clinical trials in order to meet IRB regulatory requirements is essential.
Good organizational skills.
Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Basic knowledge of marketing principles, strategies, techniques and practices.
Basic knowledge of the campus and/or medical center, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Expert knowledge of website usability concepts.
Demonstrated ability to design web application user interfaces.
Expert proficiency in WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
Knowledge and experience in multi-center clinical trials, particularly for Alzheimer's Disease.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Occasional availability to work evenings and weekends.
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