Research Assistant / Crisis Counselor (Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland)

Prince Georges County, Maryland
Jun 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position: Kansas State University, School of Family Studies and Human Services, is seeking a part-time Research Assistant / Crisis Counselor with excellent organization and oral/written communication skills to work at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on a USDA-funded Family Advocacy Program study. This person will work in collaboration with other research staff at Kansas State University, Northern Illinois University, and other Air Force bases involved in the project.

Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community which can be found at 

Job Description: This person is the on-site administrator of the sponsored project to facilitate daily implementation of the research-based project by promoting the program, selecting research participants, designing and implementing database information and collaborating with other researchers.

This individual will collaborate with on-post clinicians to identify and select research participants. Once participants have been accepted into the program, the individual will conduct meeting, explain the project and obtain informed consent. This individual will design an appropriate method of record keeping identifying the participants, preferred methods of contact, and establishing schedules for participants’ input into the study. This individual will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining a database to accomplish all aspects of record-keeping, data collection and analysis for the project.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, human ecology or business related field.
  • Required experience is experience with and/or knowledge of military family support programs. 

Preferred Qualifications: General knowledge of administration and research methodology at academic institutions, experience in conducting research, knowledge of domestic violence, demonstrated ability to work with confidential materials, and computer competency. 

Screening of Applications Begins: Application screening will begin on June 30, 2017 and will continue until filled.

For more information, contact Diane Challacombe at 785-532-1198 or [email protected] .

Salary Range / Pay Rate: $ 16.38 - $ 27.85 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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