Research Analyst at University of Kentucky

Posted in Research 6 days ago.

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Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Research Analyst
Requisition Number RE20223
Working Title
Department Name 7P170:DEPT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
Work Location Gateway or Kentucky River Districts in Kentucky
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $16.49-26.38/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
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Required Related Experience
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Travel between jails, local research office, and the UK Campus, sitting for extended periods of time, some possible lifting less than 25 pounds.
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Primarily days with additional hours, including some on weekends, if needed.
Job Summary
For this project, we are seeking to hire a full-time Re-Entry Health Navigator who will be primarily based in one of the following counties: Rowan, Bath, Morgan, Menifee, Elliott, Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Perry, Letcher, Leslie, Knott.

The project involves delivering an intervention to reduce substance use disorders and related harms among people re-entering the community from rural jails, as well as working with community coalitions who will guide the implementation of the intervention.

Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) screening prospective participants for eligibility, implementing the intervention, scheduling and conducting surveys and interviews with individuals who use drugs and other community members, conducting rapid HIV and HCV testing (oral or finger stick) after becoming trained and state certified, and collaborating with coalitions who guide the implementation of the evidence-based intervention in their county.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
MS Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe PDF, written and oral communication, collaborative attitude, professionalism, dependability, flexible, detail-oriented, organized.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
BA plus three or more years of equivalent related experience preferred.

Driver's license preferred.
Deadline to Apply 09/26/2019
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * The central functions of this position require travel throughout Eastern Kentucky. Are you able to meet this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of professional experience do you have gathering data from community members?
    • None
    • More than 0 up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years but less than 4 years
    • More than 4 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * This position will be located in either Rowan, Bath, Morgan, Menifee, Elliott, Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Perry, Letcher, or Knott County, KY. Are you able to travel to or live near these counties for work?
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * How many years of professional experience do you have delivering health promotion interventions to people who use drugs?
    • None
    • More than 0 up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years but less than 4 years
    • More than 4 years but less than 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Describe your experience communicating by email and/or phone with community agencies, clinics, and/or staff of other organizations?
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents