A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
We are seeking a Research Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating a resilience training program for women veterans (After Her Service). We are looking for a positive, high-energy individual to join our team who has experience in project coordination, excels at managing multiple tasks and tracking many details, and has experience in conducting qualitative interviews. A connection with the military and event planning experience are a plus. Working together with our team, the Coordinator will be responsible for key administrative and research procedures, including: coordinating recruitment of participants; conducting telephone screening and qualitative interviews with participants; tracking of recruitment and multi-wave evaluation data; event planning and coordinating logistics for out of state workshops; and assisting with other program implementation and evaluation efforts as needed. This program and position are part of M-SPAN (Military Support Programs and Networks, in the Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry). Please see our website for additional programmatic information: www.m-span.org
Work closely with program team on project implementation, including participation in weekly team meetings, correspondence with collaborators, and oversight activity of students and volunteers working on the project.
Monitor regulatory compliance (IRB) of the project.
Assist with participant recruitment into program, which includes telephone screenings of potential participants, and consent and qualitative interviews with new participants.
Manage a comprehensive database to track recruitment and participation in the program.
Assist with event planning and logistics for out of state workshops for 3 cohorts of 30 attendees (90 total).
Submit purchases for procurement, monitor project budget, and track expenditures.
Manage participant incentives, ordering of program supplies and procurement logistics for non-personnel budget expenses.
Assist with preparation of bi-annual reports for the funder.
Troubleshoot any issues related to program implementation and help ensure that the program meets its stated objectives.
Assist with tracking outcome metrics through Qualtrics.
Bachelor’s Degree in mental health or public health related field.
A minimum of one year of related experience
Prior experience and responsibility for project coordination.
Experience with qualitative interviewing.
Excellent planning and time management skills.
Strong organizational and detail-oriented skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel
Ability to work closely with a variety of internal and external contacts in a professional manner.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work well as part of a team, while also being able to work independently.
Master’s Degree in social work, public health, or related field strongly preferred.
Experience with clinical research in mental health.
Experience with event planning.
Prior training and experience with HSIP.
Experience with Qualtrics
Current PEERRS or equivalent research ethics certification
In addition to a resume and references, candidates are asked to submit a cover letter that describes past experiences in roles of project coordination; clinical research; event planning; and personal or professional involvement with military/veteran populations.
Principal Investigator: Michelle Kees, PhD
Note: This is a grant funded position with extension contingent on continued funding.
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