1) Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Research Specialist will assist in the administration of South Side Healthy Aging Resource Experts (SHARE) Network.
2) The Research Specialist will: plan, support, and evaluate regular health literacy events at SHARE Network partner sites.
3) Assist with ongoing workforce education interventions in long-term care, hospital and clinic settings.
4) Create newsletters, plan events and maintain and update website.
5) Assist in promoting SHARE Network activities in traditional and online media.
6) Transcribe data and assist with developing data collection tools; managing data files; and provide general administrative support.
1) Strong interest in older adult health.
2) Knowledge or research techniques or methods.
3) Time management skills.
4) Ability to travel to locations throughout Chicago.
5) Analytical skills.
6) Problem-solving skills.
7) Attention to detail.
8) Organizational skills.
9) Verbal and written communication skills.
10) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
11) Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
1)Bachelorâ™s degree in public health, social work, social sciences or a relevant field
2) Advanced degree
1) One year of relevant experience
2) Experience with community-based organizations
3) Experience with long-term care and hospital settings
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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