Administrative Research Assistant Pr at University of Kentucky

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Location: Lexington, Kentucky

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University of Kentucky

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

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Administrative Research Assistant Pr
Requisition Number RE21128
Working Title Administrative Research Assistant Principal
Department Name 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt
Work Location Elizabethtown, KY
Grade Level 43
Salary Range $18.16-29.07/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
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Required Related Experience
3 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University, state, and federal guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; ensuring work is detailed, accurate, and completed in a timely manner; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.
Primarily days, with core hours from 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Weekend and evening hours may be required as workload demands.
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky is seeking an Administrative Research Assistant Principal for the Kentucky Department of Corrections Criminal Justice Kentucky Treatment Outcome Study (CJKTOS) and the NIH funded Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN). This grant has a long-term goal of increasing the capacity for the justice system to respond to the opioid crisis through increased access to treatment to reduce opioid relapse and overdose. The Administrative Research Assistant Principal will be based in Elizabethtown, Kentucky and be responsible for overseeing the coordination and management of data including data quality assurance and compliance with the national standards.

Additional responsibilities that the Administrative Research Assistant Principal will have include:
• Coordinates, processes, documents, and tracks all efforts with study participants.
• Conducts interviews with study participants asking about sensitive topics such as mental health, criminal history, and substance use.
• Ensures all project coordination such as ordering supplies, processing payment for research subjects, coordinating hiring efforts.
• Enters, analyzes, monitors, and ensures quality for all research data collected.
• Compile data for weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports.
• Effectively communicating information to all essential stakeholders including scientific leads and project leaders.
This position will be located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Research experience including collection and management of data/data quality assurance and compliance, as well as coordination of study participants. Candidates must possess strong project and data management skill sets, MS Windows, SPSS, Access, have excellent collaboration, communication (oral & written), and initiative as well as a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor's degree + 3 years.
Deadline to Apply 11/24/2019
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. * Please select the response that best represents your experience in interviewing research subjects.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * How many years of paid employment experience do you have data collection, data management, or administrative research?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please provide a specific example of a data project you've managed. Include your approach as well as the critical success factors which enabled you to achieve results.
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Please provide a specific example of a research initiative where you were responsible for coordinating and/or interviewing study participants. What steps did you take to manage these efforts and what were the overall results?
    (Open Ended Question)
  5. * This position is located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Are you able and willing to work in Elizabethtown, Kentucky on a daily basis?
    • Yes
    • No
  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