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Senior Program Coordinator in Frederick, MD

Location: Frederick, MD
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Senior Program Coordinator

Job ID: req1524
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Facility: Frederick: Ft Detrick
Location: PO Box B, Frederick, MD 21702 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Our core values of accountability, compassion, collaboration, dedication, integrity, and versatility serve as a guidepost for how we do our work every day in serving the public's interest.  

 Position Overview:


The Molecular Characterization Laboratory (MoCha) is part of Leidos Biomedical Research's Clinical Research Directorate (CRD) at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. The MoCha Laboratory is responsible for providing high-level research in support of the NCI-Cancer Diagnostics Program (CDP) within the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD). MoCha is charged with the development and application of genomic assays for use in medical research and diagnostics for DCTD-sponsored national extramural clinical trials.


  • Schedule meetings, teleconferences, Webex meetings
  • Coordinate multiple schedules with internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Support MoCha purchasing needs by placing orders for reagents and other required items
  • Support MoCha's participation in the Cancer Moonshot Biobank project with assisting in the preparation of deliverables, meeting minutes, and other required activities
  • Participate in scientific and programmatic meetings and prepare meeting minutes 
  • Maintain files and active records under the supervision of MoCha Scientific Project Managers
  • Transcribe patient and physician information and genomic data into CLIA reports
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Assist with document preparation including formatting and grammatical review

Position is located in Frederick Maryland, but position may be required to routinely work in Rockville, MD.


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education
  • Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency 
  • A minimum of five (5) years related experience
  • Experience coordinating multiple calendars and schedules
  • Experience with setting up teleconferences, and WebEx meetings
  • Experience purchasing supplies and other items for a scientific laboratory
  • Experience participating in scientific and programmatic meetings and recording meeting minutes and notes for distribution
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance 


Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: 

  • Knowledge of FNLCR operations, purchasing policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of government travel regulations
  • Experience supporting a fast paced, high visibility project(s)
  • Experience supporting a complex scientific laboratory
  • Experience with Deltek, Costpoint, SharePoint


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe PDF)
  • Highly organized and capable of handling multiple competing high priority tasks daily
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience with MS Project 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)


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