Clinical Research Recruitment Administrator, College of Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine's faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. 


The College of Medicine, Office of Clinical Research, is seeking to fill a Clinical Research Recruitment Administrator - COM position to assist the research community in the development of recruitment and marketing materials and processes to increase study participant accruals. 

Essential Functions

  • Advise, support, guide and provide consultation to faculty, physicians and department administrators as well as research community on specific research administration activities and services as needed. 
  • Design materials, provide recruitment platform administration, and develop marketing materials and communications through various channels including social media. 
  • Provide administrative assistance to the Office of Clinical Research (OCR) and University of Cincinnati (UC) and UC Health (UCH) research community with typical administrative duties such as phone calls, appointments, meeting minutes, ordering supplies, various research related to reporting needs.
  • Serve as a resource to the research community related to processes and workflows associated with clinical research and recruitment at UC and UCH.
  • Maintain working knowledge of clinical research processes within the Office of Clinical Research as well as clinical research departments; work with all ancillary services and departments related to clinical research and human subject research.
  • Participate in training related to all aspects of clinical research and human subject research.
  • Assist the research community in recruiting participants for research; suggest best practices related to recruitment.
  • Collaborate with marketing departments related to recruitment and marketing activities.
  • Maintain external recruitment platforms to assist the research community with searching for new study participants.
  • Support development opportunities in clinical trials by identifying and learning new technology and platforms.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Law or Healthcare Management.
  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience in business operations, healthcare, pharmaceutical or academic environment.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Possess broad and deep knowledge of clinical research in an institutional setting.
  • Extensive knowledge of clinical trials processes and research participant recruitment.
  • Social media marketing knowledge and experience.
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organization skills and outstanding attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 90762 


Clinical Research Recruitment Administrator, College of Medicine

Date:  May 11, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Clinic, Recruiting, Medical Research, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Human Resources, Research