Research Assistant at WRMA

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Location: Rockville, Maryland

Job Description:

Research Assistant


Job ID: 2019-1096
Type: Regular Full-time Exempt
# of Openings: 1
Category: Research
WRMA Rockville MD


WRMA, a TriMetrix Company, is a woman-owned small business, has executed hundreds of customized social services projects for federal, state, and local governments, as well as for the private and non-profit sectors, and international corporations. Our company has more than 30 years of experience and expertise in research, evaluation, performance measurement and monitoring, and data and IT analytic services. We currently have 100 employees distributed across our two main locations in Arlington, Virginia and Rockville, Maryland. Our primary mission is to support system-wide improvements in the delivery of programs social services programs for children and families, communities, and at-risk populations. With our team of top research social scientists, we are committed to the delivery of quality, evidence-based deliverables for our clients. We are currently seeking a Research Assistant/Technical Assistant professional who is a strong, multi-faceted, technical assistance professional to join WRMA. The person hired for this position will contribute to a large project involving many tasks. This position is in WRMA's Rockville, Maryland office. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain company standards and goals.


Provide technical assistance to recipients of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) in reporting their required data reports to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB). Operate a phone line and email inbox to answer questions regarding the reports, and to provide assistance and troubleshooting to users in navigating and using the online submission system. You will be responsible for ensuring HAB's reporting expectations are met, and in turn, articulating incoming questions and concerns to HAB as appropriate. You will also be responsible for day-to-day office activities such as tracking TA cases, generating reports, and coordinating with co-workers and other contractors to provide timely and complete support. In addition, you will contribute to the development of reporting manuals, webinars, other technical assistance resources, and other deliverables required by HAB. You will need to develop a nuanced understanding of the reporting requirements and the logistics of submitting each required report, and the capacity to provide high quality TA that meets the needs of the recipients in a changing health care environment.


Our successful candidate will have familiarity with HIV/AIDS, public health, or data. You must have a proficiency with computers and such programs as Microsoft Office and online modules. A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a social, behavioral, or health science. Experience providing technical assistance or customer service a plus, but not required.


• Work in enclosed office with controlled temperature climates.
• Long periods of sitting.
• Long periods of computer use.
• Lifting up to 25 pounds.
• Long periods of focus and detail orientation.

Approximately less than 5% percent client travel time required.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary is determined commensurate with experience of the candidate. Benefits include health insurance, holidays, and vacation benefits for all full-time employees of 30 or more hours.

WRMA is an equal opportunity employer.