Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II Working Title: Recruitment/Outreach Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.01 - $19.25 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Varied,M-F with some weekend and evening hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology Personnel area: School of Public Health
This position is focused on outreach and recruitment activities for a study with Black gay and bisexual men in Baltimore. Recruit and refer participants to the ACCELERATE! monitoring and evaluation study, which focuses on the HIV-related needs and experiences of Black gay and bisexual men in Baltimore.
The research assistant (RA) will be responsible for working collaboratively with the Principal Investigator (PI), Research Coordinator, and community partners on a study with Black gay and bisexual men in Baltimore, MD.
The primary role is focused on liaising with Black gay and bisexual male communities in Baltimore, and attending community events, and linking potential participants to the study.
The RA will work within the Center for Public Health and Human Rights in the Department of Epidemiology.
The RA will attend community events to promote the study, lead outreach activities on social media platforms (such as Facebook and Instagram), and recruit and conduct preliminary screening of participants to ensure they meet study requirements.
High School Diploma/GED, 2 years of related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Prior recruitment/outreach experience.
Experience with Black LGBTQ populations is highly preferred.
Experience with research.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Strong ties to the local Baltimore LGBTQ community, ability to work with diverse populations, understanding of public health research.
Must be available during afternoons, evenings, and some weekends.
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