Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P006781
Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000
The person in this position with IPRC will work a study that aims to compare the effects of a multidimensional rehabilitation protocol versus enhanced graded exertion on clinical recovery, return to play, and patient outcomes after SRC and demonstrate the safety and feasibility of active intervention protocols when introduced during the sub-acute recovery period after SRC, as part of a multidimensional rehabilitation protocol.
The primary functions will be to perform research related tasks and provide administrative support for concussion-related research projects in the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center and at IPRC for a large scale, multi-site, concussion rehabilitation project (Active Rehab), focused on interventions to improve outcomes following concussion. This position will assist Project Managers, Investigators, and PIs to perform all aspects of the projects including IRB procedures, recruitment of participants, preparation and support of data collection, data preparation including cleaning identifying, tracking and coding data, data entry review including error correction and verification and general project support. One key aspect of the position will be to serve as the primary point of contact and coordinator for the college and university research sites associated with ongoing research projects.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Essential Skills:Strong written and verbal communication skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, and experience working with athletes and individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Ability to prioritize, manage tasks, and handle a variety of demands.
Excellent organizational skills, keen attention to detail and self-review of work for accuracy and completeness is required.
Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) programs is required.
Must be flexible to work varied hours around sport activities, which may include some evenings and weekends.
Must be able to travel to sites both domestically and internationally.
Must have a valid NC driver's license and a current passport or the ability to obtain a passport.
Master's degree in a relevant field (social sciences, public health, public administration, physical education, or exercise and sport science/kinesiology) is preferred.Work experience involving one or more of the Gfeller Center and/or the Injury Prevention Research Center's focus areas in public health or injury prevention research is also preferred.
Experience with concussion management and clinical concussion testing also preferred.
Expertise with Microsoft Access preferred. Basic statistical (preferable SAS) and data management competency preferred.
NATA-BOC (Athletic Training) certification is preferred.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.