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Public Health Analyst 3 - RTI International

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Location: San Francisco, CA
Full-time position
Closing Date: June 15, 2017
Job #11434
Posted: May 15, 2017
Description:
The Behavioral and Urban Health Program is seeking a Research Coordinator to work as an integral member of an innovative, collaborative research team studying women in the probation system.  This position will be located in San Francisco, CA.
 
Funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the research focuses on understanding and improving the utilization of preventive and routine health care in this population of disadvantaged women. Our research is community-based, policy-driven, and uses both quantitative and qualitative methods.
 
The Coordinator will work independently to manage day-to-day research activities under the supervision of senior research staff. This is a multiple task work environment in which the Coordinator will assume substantive responsibilities and be expected to communicate with team members proactively. Duties will include coordination of data collection at community field sites, active engagement with study participants, and supervision of data collection staff.  The Coordinator will have primary responsibility for developing, maintaining and implementing a system to achieve a participant retention rate of at least 85% at 12 months. The Coordinator will establish and maintain supportive relationships with staff at the Alameda County Probation Department and local community agencies.  Administrative duties will include generation of reports, applications for approval of procedures involving human subjects, hiring staff and routine written and oral communications. The position will offer opportunities to participate in data analysis, conference presentations and publication of papers.
Skills/Eligibility:
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, sociology or a related field and a minimum of 3 years of experience coordinating projects or Masters degree and 1 year of experience
  • At least one year of experience working directly with people experiencing poverty, homelessness and/or criminal justice system involvement
  • Training in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods
  • Working knowledge of the design and implementation of data collection activities
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and a database program such as Microsoft Access
  • Proficient in use of internet databases to identify resources and research data (Google Scholar, etc.)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and may be asked to provide a writing sample
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with a wide variety of people and situations in an effective, courteous, and calm manner
  • Collaborative work orientation
  • Must be able to work in the United States and not require sponsorship now or in the future

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous supervision experience
  • Previous experience coordinating research or intervention programs
  • Previous position in a quantitative research study
  • Knowledge of STATA or another statistical analysis program
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