Job Description

Coord,Research

Requisition IDreq7170
Working TitleCoord,Research
Position Grade10
Position SummaryWe are posting a Research Coordinator position funded by two grants, both are subcontracts from Klein Buendel as the prime and the sponsor is the National Institutes of Health. The funded projects focus on the development and testing of digital interventions to improve uptake of vaccine among adolescents as well as provide Responsible Beverage Service skills for Spanish speakers. All projects will involve working with Spanish-speaking populations. Randomized community trials will be employed to evaluate developed digital interventions. Working and training actors in the field.

Under general supervision, plans, implements, and conducts research activities, including both qualitative and quantitative research procedures. Works with Principal and Co-investigators to carry out research project implementation, act as a liaison between project staff and community participants and stakeholders, and support participant recruitment for projects. Assist project research staff in the collection and management of qualitative and quantitative project data, descriptive analysis of project data, and report of data in presentations, reports and manuscripts.

1. Serves as a principal liaison between project staff, other departments, and/or external constituencies on day-to-day programmatic, operational, and administrative issues.

2. Coordinates activities of project staff, consultants, and/or external constituencies engaged in implementation and administration of the research projects.

3. Trains Spanish speaking actors on alcohol protocol.

4. Works with clinics to register parent/daughter pairs for HPV project

5. Assists the Principal and Co-investigator with the data bases for projects

6. Tracks project activities and timeline adherence.

7. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.




See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check. Additional health screenings may be required, dependent on the nature of the research conducted, as determined by Employee Occupational Health Services.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year 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.

Preferred QualificationsPreferred Qualifications

1. Have some experience in alcohol, drug prevention, and/or vaccine uptake research.

2. Experience in recruiting participants to research projects.

3. Bilingual Spanish-English speaker.

4. Ability to travel for field research work.

5. Ability to work evenings and weekends.


Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCASAA Prevention Education Resch (028D)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Part-Time
Term End Date06/30/19
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$13.62 - $20.43 Hourly
Benefits EligibleThis 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 StatementTemporary 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 RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date12/11/2018
Application InstructionsPlease attach the following:Resume

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