Job Description

HS Research Tech 1

Requisition IDreq6678
Working TitleHS Research Tech 1 On-Call
Position Grade08
Position Summary
The University of New Mexico, 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 unique cultures within New Mexico communities.

CBH is seeking a qualified professional to conduct on-site data collection for behavioral health services research and evaluation initiatives related to initiatives, such as: trauma-informed care, veteran’s services, homelessness, mental health, and substance-related issues. This position will be responsible for collecting interview data within an established research protocol and under specific instruction from the UNM evaluation team.

The qualified candidate will have knowledge of behavioral health services research and be skilled in establishing and maintaining community relationships; scheduling, coordinating, and administering standardized assessments. Specific duties include: data collection following strict protocol and detailed instructions; data entry into a computer-based data entry program; conducting lengthy interviews with patients and providers; participating in multiple weekly team meetings and assisting with other research tasks as assigned.

This is an on-call position and is not eligible for benefits. Please note that this position will require travel within New Mexico. We plan to hire multiple positions from this posting. The position location for each is to be determined, based on grant requirements.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • For individual positions in which driving is a job requirement, a valid NM driver's license and valid UNM driver's permit will be required.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Annual TB testing may be required if working in a patient care area.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of directly related student practicum or equivalent 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 Qualifications

* Experience in conducting standardized research interviews
* Demonstrated experience conducting research and adhering to protocols
* Experience working with underserved populations
* Experience working with behavioral health related issues

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPsych Community Behavioral Health (451E)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$11.25 - $16.88 Hourly


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 Date
Application InstructionsTo be considered, applicants must supply 1. Cover letter - present a summary of relevant experience and why qualified for the position, specifically addressing preferred qualifications. 2. Resume 3. Three supervisory references - only past/present supervisors who the hiring official can contact are acceptable.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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