Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Quality Coordinator

Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
Full Time
Location : Name
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Position Summary

Odyssey Systems is recruiting for a Quality Coordinator to support research and operational health studies that have the goal of improving readiness, combat effectiveness, and soldier health. In support of the Surgeon General’s responsibility to conduct research and operational health studies that have the goal of improving readiness, combat effectiveness, and soldier health, the Statistics and Epidemiology Branch performs various analytics and large-scale epidemiologic research studies of health threats and of diverse clinical, laboratory, behavioral, and administrative approaches involved with managing these threats. The studies involve both infectious and non-infectious diseases and disorders with either acute, chronic or recurrent course. A full range of epidemiologic methodologies and analytics are used in quantifying absolute and relative risk, identifying risk factors and trends, documenting natural history, validating medical readiness evaluation and measurement techniques, determining the validity, reliability and overall accuracy of screening tests. Studies to support policy development, such as cost effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses, are also performed. Included in the Statistics and Epidemiology Branch is the Medical Standards Analytics and Research (MSAR), whose core mission is to support the Accession and Retention Medical Standards Working Group (ARMSWG) and Disability Advisory Council (DAC) under the Medical Personnel Executive Steering Committee (MEDPERS), by providing research evidence for revisions of the respective DoD Instructions: 6130.03 Medical Standards for Military Service, Volume 1: Appointment, Enlistment, or Induction, Volume 2: Retention, and 1332.38. Disability Evaluation System (DES). This requires receiving and analyzing data from multiple military data sources and presenting tables of data and other research results for subject matter experts using various presentation and publication formats. 


***Contingent upon contract award***


Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Manages and coordinates project activities and monitors for compliance with applicable DOD rules and regulations.
  • Develops and updates Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure that the MSAR program and S&E branch are compliant with DOD, DHA, Army, MRDC, WRAIR and Human Subject Protection Branch (HSPB) regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance and the development and maintenance of regulatory documentation. Provides administrative support to include reference library updates, website maintenance, and knowledge product reviews. Duties involve substantial coordination and interface with other military and civilian collaborators.
  • Possesses extensive expertise and experience in preparation of and assistance with WRAIR DUA/DSAs, MOAs, MOUs, MFRs, S&E branch memos, operational and human subject research protocols, their amendments, and continuous review reports along with other regulatory documents.
  • Maintains multiple protocol books, chronicle manuscript preparation, tracking and filing system.
  • Provides direct functional support to ensure timely submission of protocols, amendments, continuing review and closeout reports and other regulatory documents in accordance with WRAIR IRB/HSPB timelines.
  • Demonstrates excellent writing and communication skills by performing medical literature searches, writing scientific summaries, editing, executing quality control checks of scientific knowledge products, corresponding with senior leaders, and managing internal and public facing websites.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with managing GFE inventories, WRAIR in-processing, out-processing, badge and CAC card acquisition and renewals, and assisting in acquiring appropriate software, hardware and supplies.



Minimum Required Qualifications:


Citizenship: Must be a US citizen

Clearance: NACI (Ability to Obtain) 

Education: Master’s degree in public health

Years’ experience: at least 7 years of successful coordination of and compliance with WRAIR regulations


Additional Information:


Location: Onsite - Silver Spring, MD 

Travel: up to 10%



***Contingent upon contract award***



Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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