9 days old

Rural Outreach Coordinator

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Rural Outreach Coordinator
Requisition Number RE33823
Working Title
Work Location Hazard, KY
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $17.07-27.31/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

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Repetitive motion.
Able to lift up to 25 lbs.
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm with some evenings to meet departmental needs.
Job Summary
This position is located in Hazard, KY.

The research coordinator position for the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) will serve as a project coordinator for various UK CERH projects and other UK partners about community health needs, enhancing community research engagement and capacity building, and other projects as assigned.

Duties include: assist the UK CERH and other UK investigators with study implementation as needed including facilitating research cultural congruence and assisting with participant recruitment, consent, and data collection; assist PIs with the coordination of study measures in the community as outlined in grant protocols; collect and maintain accurate study participant data through data collection/management tools used by the study team including individuals, faculty, and other study personnel; assist with the coordination and logistics of research participation and advisory board meetings, community meetings, etc.; and assist with the coordination and establishment of partnerships between UK researchers and community members and organizations.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Program Management.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelors degree plus three or more years experience in program management preferred.
Deadline to Apply 05/18/2022
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: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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