Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) years of directly related, full-time experience with advanced research. Advanced technical skills (e.g., Canva, Captivate, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word).
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in public health, Social Work or related field. New Jersey residency. Grant writing experience and knowledge of the grant submission process. Experience working with children and/or adolescents. Experience working with racial and ethnic minority populations (e.g., African Americans, Hispanics) . Research experience in the field of public health, psychology or social work. Experience conducting or assisting on intervention research (e.g., health prevention education). Research experience and interest in community-based research, mental health, and/or substance misuse.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Substance Abuse and Sexual Health (SASH) Lab is looking for a Research Project Manager to provide research-related supervision and oversight of Project Y.O.U.T.H, a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. They will collect data and provide outreach and logistical support.
The successful incumbent will have excellent writing and organization skills, and display careful attention to detail. They will be able to work independently as well as part of a team. The ideal candidate is expected to prioritize and complete tasks under strict deadlines; understand and follow policies and procedures, and handle confidential materials with discretion.
This position will likely begin end of Fall 2020 with the possibility for continuing into Spring and Summer 2021 and beyond, based on performance. This is the perfect position for a candidate whom is interested in pursuing a PhD in public health, social work, or related area in the near future.
Develop, monitor, coordinate and manage activities to maintain effective operation of the program.
Conduct research including qualitative and quantitative data collection.
Analyze and secure data.
Prepare reports, drafts and/or manuscripts based on the collected data.
Project Management: Organize recruitment efforts; interact with community partners and youth in New Jersey
Create and maintain new community partnerships
Develop sustainable and culturally competent plan for substance use and HIV prevention
Identify and provide opportunities for recruitment of participants
Engage with partners as a liaison between communities, organizations, and Project YOUTH team
Oversee Youth and Community Advisory Board
Assist with other administrative tasks
Supervise and manage graduate / undergraduate research assistants and interns
Assist with managing lab materials and ordering supplies, and data:
Assist with IRB compliance, progress reports
Other Grant Funded Research Activities
Oversee manuscript and grant preparation
Assist Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions as needed
Conduct literature reviews for manuscript publication, conference presentations, and subsequent grant applications
Facilitate focus groups, interviews, and assistant with data collection from youth, parents, and/or community members
Other duties as assigned.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption. **The incumbent must be willing to travel to and from the research site located in Paterson, NJ. Evening and weekend work will be required at times.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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