The Research Administrator I will be responsible for supporting the principal investigator (PI) of a newly funded State of Michigan grant designed to increase the number of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners. This role will involve program coordination, supporting students and clinical preceptors, and recruitment and retention of students. The goal is to develop a "pathway" of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners equipped to provide evidence-based care for demographically diverse communities of individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders. The position will coordinate daily operations, activities, and student research projects with faculty mentors. Additionally, this position will assist in recruiting student participants and data collection, purchasing all supplies and equipment, monitoring the budget, scheduling, and planning team meetings, managing student grade books, and communicating effectively with all project participants and faculty mentors. The Research Administrator I will be under the direct supervision of PI, Dr. Dawn Goldstein. This is an end-dated position that will end 9 months after hire with possible extension based on funding availability.
The Research Administrator I will be responsible for providing administrative support for the PI, for assigned research and evaluation studies and will be responsible for organizing and managing the day-to-day operation of all phases of the educational and research support provided to nursing and medical students, conferring, as needed, with the PI. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Serve as a point of contact for faculty, students, preceptors and other stakeholders
Assist with recruitment and retention of historically underrepresented, traditional and non-traditional students for research mentorship experience
Assist with quality improvement of equitable and inclusive evaluation efforts
Prepare written and verbal reports to the PI, Co-investigators, clinical partner stakeholders, including collection of intersectional demographic data points and reports on individual student progress
Manage student recruitment and records processes regarding potentially eligible participants
Make equitable and effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
MSU College of Nursing values diversity as a core tenet of the work we do and the populations we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other protected characteristic.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
The job requires: knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Business Administration, Finance, or a research-related field; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in research administration in one or more of the research process areas of pre- or post-award processes, such as regulatory administration; experience in word processing, spreadsheet and database software; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. The job also requires: completion of Essentials of Research Administration (MSU certificate) or equivalent within one year of hire.
Project management certificate; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; high degree of computer literacy; sound analytical and organizational skills; ability to structure tasks and set priorities independently; ability to identify problems and develop solutions according to appropriate timetables.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Resume and cover letter
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List of three (3) professional references and contact information knowledgeable of your professional work.
Description of End Date
This position is an end-dated position that will end 9 months after hire date with the possibility of extension based on funding availability.
Remote Work Statement
MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.
The Bidding Eligibility ends on 01/17/2023 at 11:55 PM
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