Position Overview: The Program Assistant position will provide data collection and administrative support to the ADAPT4U and ADAPT SMART studies programs in the Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health in the College of Education and Human Development. This is an hourly, temporary/ casual appointment working no more than 14 hours per week.
Data Collection Management (75%)
Create and maintain tracking and data collection documents for teacher participant data related to the ADAPT4U and ADAPT SMART projects
Follow-up with teacher participants using phone, email and mailings
Report to project staff on teacher report retention rates
Collaborate with project staff on strategies for improving accuracy and retention rates for teacher participant data
Monitor and evaluate timelines of research participants for both studies
Manage the process for Qualtrics panels sent to research participants (ADAPT4U T3 and T4 and SMART T2) and execute appropriate follow-up using phone, email and mailings under the guidance of the Assistant Project Manager
Manage the process of sending links, tracking responses and paying participants who complete check-in after Phase 1 as part of the ADAPT SMART study
Assessment Administrative Support (25%)
Assist with contacting and scheduling families for in-home assessment interviews
Assist with the tracking and monitoring of research subjects’ participation and progress
High School Diploma/GED and one year general office/clerical experience. Training/education may substitute for some of the experience.
Ability to work consistent hours, as negotiated with supervisor
Computer experience required, including MS Word, Excel
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related degree
Experience working in a research lab or project
Evidence of ability to organize information, multi-task and track progress
Effective communication skills; both orally and in writing
Experience in customer service
Ability and willingness to commit to at least one year in position
Internal Number: 327791
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