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STEPS Research Coordinator (part-time, Louisville)

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title STEPS Research Coordinator (part-time, Louisville)
Requisition Number TE07323
Department Name 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt
Work Location Louisville, KY
Salary Range $18.80 - $30.09 /hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
2 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 both on campus and off campus; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.
Monday – Friday, some evenings and weekends required
Job Summary
This position is in direct support of the HEALing Communities Study (HCS). This portion of the study will collect data from people who use drugs in several communities.

Duties of the Research Coordinator include recruiting participants, collecting survey data, conducting qualitative interviews, locating participants for follow-up data collection, and adhering to study protocols. In addition, the position will require collecting saliva samples and behavioral data.

The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate daily operations, serve as a liaison, monitor the study tracking system, prepare reports, and perform other duties as assigned.
This position requires strong interpersonal skills for establishing rapport with participants and developing a partnership with the research team, community-based partners, staff, and administration. With this position, there may be some in-state day travel and possible evening hours.

This is a one (1) year grant funded position.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Data collection knowledge; basic computer skills including MS Office; social media skills; familiarity with survey platforms.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 03/12/2023
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: 2023-02-27 Expires: 2023-03-29

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