The Center for Adolescent Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is one of 25 Prevention Research Centers supported by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. We are committed to assisting urban youth in becoming healthy and productive adults. Together with community partners, the Center conducts research that identifies the needs and strengths of young people and tests programs designed to promote the health and well-being of young people. The Center of Adolescent Health is looking to hire 10 part-time Research Data Collectors to aid with data collection across several of the Center's current research projects. The ideal candidate will be committed to the Center's mission of working in partnership to promote the health and well-being of young people in Baltimore City and have direct experience working with youth.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The Research Program Assistant will support and interact with principal investigators, the data manager, and research coordinators to facilitate the collection of data. Examples of specific duties are, but not limited to:
Outreach to study participants
Enroll study participants
Administer informed consent/assent, and conduct interviews with study participants
Flexibility in scheduling is required to accommodate participants' schedules
The candidate will conduct follow-up activities to ensure participant retention and provide support for Center faculty with research activities
The candidate is expected to maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED
Some related experience
Some college courses preferred
Prior data collection experience strongly preferred
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong communication skills
Ability to interact constructively with a wide range of personalities from a variety of backgrounds, particularly youth
Strong organizational skills
Must have good follow-through to complete assignments within specified timeframes and have the ability to multi-task
Excellence in writing, reporting, and English composition, as well as proficiency with Microsoft software applications such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques
Experience working on research projects and collecting data highly desirable
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant Working Title: Research Data Collector Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $18.50/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: As Needed up to 27 hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Telecommute Department name: Popltn Fmly and Reproductive Hlth Srvs Personnel area: School of Public Health
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