UT Health Research Coordinator II - UT Prevention Research in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Research Coordinator II - UT Prevention Research
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
UTHealth School of Public Health
Requisition #: 200002J8
Department: School of Public Health
Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt
The Research Coordinator II will support the UT Prevention Research Center Core Research Project, Salud en Mis Manos (SEMM) dissemination and implementation assistance (DIA) project. The purpose of this overall study is to develop and evaluate an implementation intervention to improve adoption and implementation of an evidence-based intervention, Salud en Mis Manos (SEMM), to increase breast and cervical cancer screening, and HPV vaccination, among Latina populations in the Greater Houston Area.
The Research Coordinator II will assist in the day-to-day administrative project management and may provide scientific direction for research projects of considerable scope and complexity. Specifically, the Research Coordinator will be responsible for research activities related to applying Intervention Mapping to develop the implementation intervention (SEMM-DIA), as well as develop evaluation instruments and protocols to examine the implementation intervention reach, effectiveness, implementation and maintenance. The Research Coordinator will coordinate conduct of formative research, intervention development, and implementation and evaluation activities.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Provides day-to-day project management coordination for research projects to include personnel, facilities, supplies in support of research project desired outcomes, budgets, and timeliness.
Assists in the preparation of progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies; works closely with the Office of Sponsored Projects on the submission of grants.
Assists with the preparation of budgets, initiates re-budgeting requests based on needs of research staff, and authorizes expenditures for multiple projects. Attends research-planning meetings to assist in the preparation of budget drafts for departmental leadership approval.
Prepares annual progress reports and applications for various committees and ensures that all staff has received the proper training/attended the appropriate training courses.
Maintains confidential records of collected data, ensures accuracy and integrity of data. Data may include patient data and departmental programmatic data.
Prepares draft reports and communications for the departmental program/division leadership.
Interacts with representatives from state, federal, and private agencies regarding proposals and funded projects.
Provides work administrative direction and guidance to administrative staff personnel within department.
May review contracts and develop training.
Other duties as assigned.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Working knowledge of MS Office.
Bachelor’s degree required. May substitute required education with equivalent years of additional experience beyond the minimum experience requirement.
Two years of relevant experience. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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