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The Department of Health Services has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Coordinator to work for the Latino Center for Health on a new NIH-funded study. The mission of the Latino Center for Health is to promote the health and well-being of Latinos through community-engaged research. This position will coordinate activities for an evaluation of a health promotion intervention to reduce depression and anxiety among Latina immigrant women. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Research Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day research activities necessary for the development and implementation of study timelines and protocols.
Prepare study materials and forms, including consent and recruitment materials, intervention materials, and assessment materials, dissemination plans and marketing plans in English and Spanish
Develop and submit IRB applications and modification requests for research studies
Manage and coordinate project data collection timelines and processes, including collaborating to design and conduct focus groups and interviews and/or training and supervising other interviewers
Co-facilitate group educational sessions related to mindfulness and stress reduction with Latina immigrant women
Monitor budget and project expenditures
Draft and edit reports, papers and presentations related to research and dissemination of research results
Coordinate and run ongoing meetings; prepare agendas using input from supervisors but also from independent judgment; track and assign actionable tasks
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Master's degree in social work, public health, or related field
Two years of public health research experience
Able to speak, read and write Spanish fluently
Advanced skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Excellent interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with people from diverse backgrounds
Experience with budgeting and reimbursement processes
Skill in balancing multiple demands simultaneously under time constraints
Ability to self-motivate and work independently with limited supervision and as part of a team
Excellent writing and communication skills, particularly in the context of collaborating with and coordinating a wide variety of stakeholders
Excellent organizational skills including independently managing multiple tasks while ensuring attention to detail, accuracy, and quality results
Experience supervising interviewers or other research team members
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Demonstrated commitment and familiarity working with Latino communities
Experience developing and submitting Institutional Review Board (IRB) proposal and modification requests, and developing study materials
Clinical social work or counseling experience with Latino populations
Personal and/or professional experience with mindfulness and compassion concepts and practice
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
This position may require some flexibility in the work schedule, including infrequent evening and weekend work, due to the nature of research activities.
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