Research Specialist I

Columbia, SC
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Research Specialist I

Internal Title Research Specialist I


Band 4

Requisition Number 011634

Minimum Salary $28,337

Salary Range

Pay Basis Annually

Department Psychology

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 04-17-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 04-23-2017

Job Close Date

Type of Position
Research Grant

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Academic/Administrative

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
Health Insurance
Annual Leave
Sick Leave

Job Description
The Research Specialist will serve as a data assistant for two large projects conducted by the USC School Behavioral Health Team. Both projects include implementation of school based behavioral health interventions which are integrated into multi-tiered systems of support in elementary schools. The Research Specialist will support program evaluation efforts to determine the impact of interventions on student behavioral and academic functioning as well as the overall school environment. The Research Assistant will assist in the training and supervision of undergraduate research assistants.

Minimum Qualifications
This position requires a Bachelors degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Education, Nursing, Public Health, or a related field and 1 year of related research experience. Prior research experience is required.

The position also requires: excellent personal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with school personnel, community liaisons, and faculty supervisors, as well as the ability to supervise others; excellent clinical skills in working with children, adolescents, and parents; exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working closely with school personnel is preferred. Applicants should have expertise in personal computers, word processing, and data tracking, and using computer applications such as Word, and Excel.

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants

SOC Code 19-4060


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