Research Associate

Location
USC Columbia, SC
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Internal Title: Health Clinic PSE Coordinator

Posting Number: STA00810PO18

College/Division: Arnold School of Public Health

Department: ASPH Health Promotion, Education and Behavior

Advertised Salary Range: $43,260

Part/Full-time: Full Time

Job Search Category: Other

Advertised Job Summary: The Research Associate position is to lead the implementation of policy, systems, and environmental change strategies within health clinics to increase healthy eating, as a part of the SC SNAP-Ed program. This could include guiding health clinics in establishing farmers markets, gardens, community-clinic linkages, wellness policies, or additional nutrition supports. This position will involve coordinating and carrying out most of the day-to-day activities of the project under the guidance and supervision of the Principal Investigator. In particular, this position will involve identifying health clinics to partner with, conducting needs and readiness assessments, providing technical assistance on strategy implementation, assisting with sustainability planning, and collecting evaluation data. This position will also coordinate with others in the state working with health clinics on nutrition support implementation to avoid duplication of services and create a learning network. This position is grant funded and subject to annual grant funding renewals.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): A master's degree in public health, social work, or related field. Extensive knowledge on policy, systems, and environmental change strategies for healthy eating. Valid drivers license and ability to make in state day trips frequently.

EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

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