Title:  Assistant Coordinator, Clinical Research - Health Promotion Coach

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Less than 20 hours a week
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $7,894 - $13,458
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13491


An hourly Assistant Coordinator, Clinical Research position for grant-funded study to assist in facilitating and delivering the program: “Papás Saludables, Niños Saludables”. The position includes assisting the Principal Investigator, Project Manager and two primary facilitators in the recruiting and delivering of an obesity prevention program for Hispanic fathers and their children. The position requires skills in communicating and recruiting, as well as delivering physical activity and nutrition education programming for men and children in Spanish and English. There may be opportunity to work on other funded studies in the future. Bilingual in Spanish and English is required.


For more information about Dr. O’Connor’s research please visit:

Job Duties

  • Attends and passes BCM certified training on HIPAA and human subject research.
  • Assists in the preparation and delivery of the program Papas Saludables Niños Saludables in English or Spanish.
  • Assists with recruiting Hispanic families in English or Spanish to participate in “Papás Saludables, Niños Saludables” study, which includes attending community meetings and events for study recruitment; and networking and collaborating with organizations in the community for recruitment purposes.
  • Attends training and passes certification to deliver the “Papás Saludables, Niños Saludables” program.
  • Provides project manager and principal investigator with reports on study progress, data forms, and intervention implementation.
  • Attends project staff meetings.
  • Assists with administrative duties of research study such as audit preparation, assisting in preparing the study reports, monetary disbursements, and organizing participant files.
  • Adheres to Behavioral Nutrition Group and study guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Assists in delivering the program curriculum to Dads and children in a group class environment in English or Spanish. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with children preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a must.
  • Interested in exercise, health promotion, nutrition, exercise coaching or training. 
  • Motivated and comfortable with delivering health content curriculum, exercise programs, sports coaching to children and adults.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.