Community-Based Research Splst - req# 6748
Community-Based Resrch Splst
|Working Title||Community-Based Research Splst|
The UNM Department of Psychiatry, Division of Community Behavioral Health (CBH) is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary team. The mission of CBH is to address health care disparities through health services research and evaluation; capacity building; training and workforce development; and through increasing access to quality behavioral health services that are holistic, cost-effective and provided with respect to the unique cultures within the communities of New Mexico.
CBH is seeking a Community Based Research Specialist to serve as key staff on several projects designed to improve behavioral health and/or substance use treatment services across New Mexico while increasing access to high-quality care.
The qualified candidate should have in-depth knowledge of and experience with: behavioral health issues and human services-related programs; project implementation; establishing and maintaining positive community relationships; behavioral health-related research tasks, including consenting, screening, and assessment; meeting and group facilitation, interviewing and data collection experience. This position will work closely in a programmatic and research capacity with partners across New Mexico. The desired candidate is responsible, reliable and self-motivated; flexible and goal-oriented with demonstrated follow-through. Excellent administrative and organizational skills, as well as research ethics, are a must.
Duties of this position include: assisting with project implementation, consenting, screening, assessment; data collection, data entry
We plan to hire multiple people for this position to work on new and anticipated projects. This is a full-time position based on need and funding. This position is based in Albuquerque, NM and may require limited travel within New Mexico.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
* Applicant must submit the names of 3 present/past supervisors as references that the hiring official will be able to contact. Only past/present supervisory references are acceptable. Failure to do so may delay and/or stop the application and interviewing process.
* In addition to the required documents, the applicant must submit a summary of relevant experience and why they are qualified for this position, specifically addressing the preferred qualifications listed above.
* If selected for this position, the applicant will be required to submit copies of their official college transcripts (as applicable). Applicants must submit this before the hiring packet can be processed.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
* Prefer advanced degree in behavioral or public
* Demonstrated experience as a successful research or project lead
* Experience with behavioral health services research and evaluation
* Experience conducting interviews with individuals with serious mental illness and/or substance abuse
* Experience working with Human Research Review Boards
* Experience with data management, entry
* Experience with Zoom and telehealth technologies
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Psych Community Behavioral Health (451E)|
|Term End Date||07/04/2019|
|Pay||$2,596.53 - $3,894.80 Monthly|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||10/8/2018|
|Application Instructions||* Applicant must submit the names of 3 present/past supervisors as references that the hiring official will be able to contact. Only past/present supervisory references are acceptable. Failure to do so may delay and/or stop the application and interviewing process. * In addition to the required documents, the applicant must submit a summary of relevant experience and why they are qualified for this position, specifically addressing the preferred qualifications listed above.* If selected for this position, applicant will be required to submit copies of their official college transcripts (as applicable). Applicants must submit this before the hiring packet can be processed.|
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