Salary is commensurate with experience and education
This is a part-time (75% FTE) position..
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for four consecutive years.
The Latino Center for Health has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (75%) Research Coordinator. The Latino Center for Health is housed within the Department of Health Services in the School of Public Health, and works across campus to promote research for the health and well-being of Latinos through community-engaged research. This position will coordinate research and administrative operations for the Center, reporting to the Research Director and receiving direction from the LCH Directors.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare study materials and forms, including consent and recruitment materials, intervention materials, and assessment materials, dissemination plans and marketing plans (in English and Spanish).
Prepare and submit IRB applications and modification requests for research studies. Maintain human subjects for current active grants and tracking IRB updates for multiple grants in excel database.
Draft, format, and edit research manuscripts, posters, and presentations of LCH team members and staff.
Use research management systems (such as RedCap) and other study databases to track study workflow, participation and engagement, and data quality; generate monthly reports.
Conduct qualitative research (in English and Spanish): moderate focus groups; conduct interviews; manage audio files of research interviews and focus groups from transcription through coding; excerpt and code concept interviews and focus groups; analyze and synthesize findings.
Search for active Research Funding Announcements (RFAs) and distribute to faculty.
Conduct pre-award activities including updating and formatting faculty Biosketches and Other Support documents, drafting letters of support, formatting references, combining documents/creating PDF Files, updating organizational charts/figures, compiling facilities & resources information, and assisting in other aspects of grant preparation
Draft, format ad edit reports on research and on LCH activities as well as quarterly progress reports to NIH and other Federal Agencies: including enrollment, planning and reporting activities, presentations and manuscripts, and network contacts.
Ensure that contract responsibilities are executed successfully and completed within time frames by assistant investigators and staff in moving toward completion of milestones and deliverables. Track milestones and deliverables.
Collaborate with all key partners: maintain open, timely, and accurate communication with all internal and external stakeholders about developments, changes, and/or new directions and deliverables; communicate priorities, goals, and resources
Coordinate and run ongoing meetings, including center meetings and research proposal preparation/review meetings; prepare agendas using input from supervisors but also from independent judgment; track and assign actionable tasks.
Manage budgets for research and community engagement activities; assist with purchasing reimbursement processes.
Track grant writing plans and support, and develop quarterly reports
Manage calendars and meeting agendas and minutes by using Outlook and Doodle polls; set up Zoom video conference and send invitations; make room reservations
Coordinate communications: write and edit content for websites and newsletters, update content online, manage email listservs and disseminate updates
Disseminate research products, including instruments, reports, manuscripts, and data products; including processing inquiries, data and user agreements, and invoices.
Manage correspondence: monitor email, respond and loop in faculty and research team as needed, prepare and submit forms and documentation using a shared drive
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, health administration or related field plus two years of experience in research, health or social services administration
Advanced skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing Spanish
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
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
Experience working with stakeholders in government agencies, health care agencies, and/or community organizations
Experience with event planning, vendor relations, travel, and reimbursements
Experience in web-based survey development and research management systems (RedCap, DatStat, etc.)
Working knowledge of community-based organizations, health care systems, public health, and relevant agencies
Experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods
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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