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Research Coordinator

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Louisville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Research Coordinator

Requisition Number RE36851

Working Title

Department Name 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt

Work Location Louisville, KY

Grade Level 43

Salary Range $18.80-30.09/hour

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education MS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience 1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification None

Physical Requirements The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University, state, and federal guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; ensuring work is detailed, accurate, and completed in a timely manner; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations both on campus and off campus; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.

Shift Days, Monday-Friday; several evenings and in-state day travel may be required.

Job Summary This position is in direct support of the HEALing Communities Study ( HCS ). This portion of the study will collect data from people who use drugs in several communities.Duties of the Research Coordinator include recruiting participants, collecting survey data, conducting qualitative interviews, locating participants for follow-up data collection, and adhering to study protocols. In addition, the position will require collecting saliva samples and behavioral data.The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate daily operations, serve as a liaison, monitor the study tracking system, prepare reports, and perform other duties as assigned.This position requires strong interpersonal skills for establishing rapport with participants and developing a partnership with the research team, community-based partners, staff, and administration. With this position, there may be some in-state day travel and possible evening hours.This is a limited-term (-2-year) position.This position is located in Louisville, KY.The University of Kentucky uses equivalencies in determining if a potential applicant meets the minimum education and experience. Related experience can be substituted for education. Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Data collection knowledge; basic computer skills including MS Office; social media skills; familiarity with survey platforms.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply 02/07/2023

University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Louisville , Research Coordinator, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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