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Administrative Research Assistant Principal

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Administrative Research Assistant Principal
Requisition Number RE21954
Working Title
Department Name 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 43
Salary Range $18.16-29.07/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University, state, and federal guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; ensuring work is detailed, accurate, and completed in a timely manner; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.


Primarily days, with core hours from 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Weekend and evening hours may be required as workload demands.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky is seeking an Administrative Research Assistant Senior for the Kentucky Department of Corrections Criminal Justice Kentucky Treatment Outcome Study (CJKTOS) and the NIH funded Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN). This grant has a long-term goal of increasing the capacity for the justice system to respond to the opioid crisis through increased access to treatment to reduce opioid relapse and overdose. The Administrative Research Assistant Senior will be based in Lexington, Kentucky and be responsible for overseeing the coordination and management of data including data quality assurance and compliance with the national standards.

Additional responsibilities that the Administrative Research Assistant Senior will have include:
Coordinates, processes, documents, and tracks all efforts with study participants.
Conducts interviews with study participants asking about sensitive topics such as mental health, criminal history, and substance use.
Ensures all project coordination such as ordering supplies, processing payment for research subjects, coordinating hiring efforts.
Enters, analyzes, monitors, and ensures quality for all research data collected.
Compile data for weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports.
Effectively communicating information to all essential stakeholders including scientific leads and project leaders.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Research experience including collection and management of data/data quality assurance and compliance, as well as coordination of study participants. Candidates must possess strong project and data management skill sets, have excellent collaboration, communication (oral & written), and initiative as well as a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelors degree + 3 years

Deadline to Apply 02/26/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2020-02-13 Expires: 2020-03-14

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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