Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P006789
Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000
The Assistant Data Coordinator is one of only three positions that are firewall-protected with access to identifiers in a $28 million national, longitudinal study spanning over two decades. This position assists the Data Coordinator in overseeing three major subcontractors (the survey data collector, the biomarker data collector, and the laboratory for study specimen processing, assay and storage) and assists with ancillary study components involving direct interaction with respondents. The Assistant Data Coordinator works as part of the Add Health data management team for planning and development purposes, works as a two-person team with the Data Coordinator, and also works independently to respond to participant inquiries and needs, and to facilitate email, mail and phone communications for multiple Add Health related studies. This position is overseen by the Data Manager and supervised by the study's Data Coordinator. In addition, the Assistant Data Coordinator will co-manage a confidential records system housed within a secure data facility at CPC and help to develop research communications scripts and materials packaging. Overall, the Assistant Data Coordinator will play an integral role within the research team, and supports the Data Coordinator, data management team and research project as a whole.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Experience working on a social science research project. Experience interacting with research subjects by phone, email, or mail. Demonstrated experience working with a computer database or tracking system. This position must be able to work independently with minimal oversight. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and documentation skills. Requires strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy when working within a tracking database.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of two years of related research experience, preferred. Preference for experience with study recruitment, and/or assisting on large-scale, fast-paced research study. Preference for knowledge/experience of human subjects and confidentiality issues related to research. Preference for candidates with experience using Microsoft Office products, especially Access and demonstrated experience working with a computer database or tracking system.
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.