We are seeking a part-time, hourly Research Program Assistant II (Interviewer) to lead outreach and recruitment of study participants and foster strong working relationships between the research team and study community. The interviewer will report to the study Principal Investigator. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: recruitment, eligibility screening, informed consent, and enrollment of prospective study participants; collection of baseline data from study participants (as applicable); linkage of participants to study teams; and data management and reporting.
This position requires in-person travel to sites across Baltimore or outside Baltimore in the Maryland region, such as health centers, offices, and community settings, to conduct position duties in-person. Personal protective equipment (PPE) a public transportation pass will be supplied by the study team to the selected candidate for the purposes of their study work.
The right candidate will enjoy a fast-paced, collaborative, and dynamic work environment, and possess a demonstrated commitment to JHSON core values of diversity, inclusion, communication, and integrity.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Establish relationships with community organizations and sites that serve the study population of immigrant or refugee women.
Perform in-person recruitment duties at identified sites.
Screen potential study participants for eligibility.
Obtain informed consent for the research study from prospective participants.
Collect baseline data from study participants through a structured interview, if applicable.
Maintain confidentiality of participant information.
Assist with data management and reporting.
Attend and participate in all required trainings, meetings, and daily team huddles (both in-person and/or virtual/phone).
Perform other study related duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to gain rapport quickly with, and be welcoming to, study participants.
Excellent time management skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Excellent record-keeping and organizational skills.
Commitment to project goals.
Reliable attendance and ability to participate in virtual/phone-based team meetings.
Appreciation of and sensitivity to racial, cultural, and economic diversity.
Fluency in one or more of the following languages is highly desired: Spanish, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Chinese, French, and/or Vietnamese.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent
Two years related experience
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula
Interviewing and/or conducting outreach
Conducting community-based health research or program evaluation.
Collecting and managing data.
Work with immigrant or refugee populations.
Experience with interviewing or outreach.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.40 - $25.50/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday - Friday (hrs vary, up to 5 hours per week) Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Nursing - East Baltimore Campus (Hybrid) Department name: Research Administration Personnel area: School of Nursing
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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