The Research Program Coordinator is based in Whiteriver, Arizona.
The Center for American Indian Health (CAIH) is located administratively within International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The core activities housed at CAIH include research and service programs focused on reducing infectious diseases and behavioral and mental health disparities, and promoting education and wellness.
The goals of the behavioral and mental health prevention projects are to co-design and/or implement culturally relevant interventions and evaluate the impact on improving health and sometimes educational outcomes for Native American children, families and communities.
The over-arching goal is to develop successful data-driven and culturally-informed surveillance and intervention programs for Tribal and other communities in which self-injurious behavior threaten the well-being of youth and their families and limits their opportunities to flourish and lead healthy lives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position serves as a full-time Research Program Coordinator for behavioral and mental health research projects. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Coordinate site-based development and implementation of suicide prevention/surveillance programs.Oversee management of records for research study including data management and quality assurance monitoring within the team.
Coordinate site and community-wide meetings.
Provide input on protocol and make recommendations on research study issues.
Attend meetings with local partners to obtain input and feedback on this project as part of the larger community’s suicide prevention efforts.
Serve as a resource for clinicians involved in the study
Assist in the evaluation of high risk program participant records
Coordinate reporting requirements in cooperation with community and tribal partners
Establish and communicate regularly with a Community Advisory Board (CAB) to guide intervention and study development
Assist with Behavioral Health program needs within other teams on an as-needed basis.
Provides complex administrative and project support for the Center’s field-based faculty members and staff and exercise sound judgment in the resolution of administrative needs of the office.
Arranges meetings, make travel arrangements, draft and edit correspondence, screen and triage incoming calls and correspondence.
Assists with special projects and events.
Works as part of a team committed to excellence in customer service.
Oversees office operations in accordance with established site policies and trains others as appropriate.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Some related experience required. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. 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.
2 years of progressively responsible experience preferred.
Specific Skills and Knowledge:
Experience with classroom management
Experience working with Native populations
Strong organizational and data management skills and experience
Efficient and detail-oriented
Independent learner and worker
Flexible and adaptable
Ability to effectively multi-task
Self-motivated and driven
Excellent professional judgment and discretion
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to effectively interact with all levels of University employees as well as outside contacts.
Ability to operate a telephone, printer, fax, copier, and computer with software use experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access.
Ability to drive a project vehicle as needed and to supervise guidelines on vehicle use
Ability to follow and supervise worksite guidelines on personal and work cell phone use
Ability to work well with others
Ability to take direction and respond positively to feedback in the workplace
Current driver’s license issued by the state of residence and good driving record required.
Ability to travel with overnight stays required as needed. Some evening, weekend and holiday work may be required.
May be required to float to other sites. Guidelines regarding travel time and project vehicle use will be clarified based on specific site needs.
This position will maintain background clearance as required by the employer and any collaborating agencies.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range:$16.10 - $22.12 / hour commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule:8AM-4:30PM; M-F Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Whiteriver, AZ Department Name: 10001145-Ctr for Amer IndnAlskn Nat Hlth CAIANH Personnel Area: School of Public Health
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