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Temp Tech---Research Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Temp Tech---Research Assistant
Requisition Number DU07173
Department Name 7E100:NURSING INSTRUCTION
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $13.50 - $18.00/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Bachelor’s degree with equivalent direct experience; will consider Associate Degree, Minimum job-related experience

Required Related Experience

Experience with human research, especially community based research

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Physical Requirements

sitting for long periods, standing for long periods, lifting 10-20 lbs.

Shift

Day shift

Job Summary

Support all activities related to implementation of a community based research
The Research Assistant in this position will support all research related activities of a community based research project, which is focused primarily on Black adults.
Assisting with recruitment’s, assisting with qualitative interview data collection, assisting with the cultural adaptation of intervention, assisting with training the Community Health Workers, communicating with community partners to coordinate implementation plans, conducting intervention fidelity, serving as direct contact to community partners; assisting with preparation of the training materials for the Community Health Workers;

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds, strong organization and record keeping skills, ability to set and manage priorities under time pressure, ability to follow protocols, understanding of health promotion interventions, knowledge of the use of remote technology e.g. Zoom., keen understanding and skills in relationship building with community partners, Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook calendar, Excel, and PowerPoint

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

Bachelor’s degree with equivalent direct experience; will consider Associate Degree, Minimum job-related experience

Deadline to Apply 11/22/2020
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.

Categories

Posted: 2020-11-12 Expires: 2020-12-12

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Lexington, KY 40507

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