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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Project Associate.
Project Associate position (Per Diem) in the Center for Early Childhood Health and Development (CEHD) in the Division of Health and Behavior in the Department of Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine. The project examines the impact of ParentCorps (a family-centered intervention) on parents (parenting practices, parent well-being) of pre-kindergarten students attending high-poverty Early Education Centers in New York City (NYC). The Project Associate will conduct surveys (on the phone) with Spanish and English- speaking families. We are seeking dynamic, dedicated, and team-oriented candidates with exemplary verbal communication and organizational skills. Given the population for this project, we are seeking candidates who are fluent in Spanish and feel comfortable working within the Latino community. Candidates will have experience working with families and diverse populations, and with human subjects research. Candidates will have proficiency with technology (e.g., online surveys, computers, iPads). Thorough training in all procedures and surveys will be provided.
Contact Spanish and English-speaking families by phone to conduct structured surveys.
Follow study procedures regarding data collection during the interviewing process, including obtaining verbal consent and entering parent survey responses on an online system.
Accurately document all outcomes of a telephone attempt, including number of completed interviews, refusals, callbacks and related tracking tasks.
Complete all required trainings for participating in human subjects research (e.g., CITI training).
Participate in all trainings, including conducting surveys, tracking data, consenting participants over the phone, and conducting research with families.
Participate in team meetings and supervision.
To qualify you must have a Associates or Bachelors in Psychology or related field, or Masters in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
Spanish and English fluency, both written and verbal.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially on the telephone.
At least one-year experience in clinical, medical, community or school settings.
Experience working with diverse populations.
Proficiency with technology (e.g., online surveys, iPads, laptops).
Prior experience with human subjects research or in a research setting.
Personable and dynamic.
Professional and responsible.
Dedicated, motivated, conscientious.
Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills.
Ability to work independently.
Strong verbal communication skills.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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