University of Colorado - School of Medicine - Pediatrics
Temporary Study Recruiter
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
This position is a part-time, temporary position funded by the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN). The Study Recruiter will be responsible for recruiting research participants for a study examining an injectable medication for pre- exposure prophylaxis in HIV uninfected cisgender men and transgender women who have sex with men. Recruitment includes finding potential participants in African American communities, presenting the study, administering a pre-screening questionnaire, collecting contact information, and scheduling for screening appointments. The position will work various hours (including evenings and weekends) at venues such as social media, health clinics, community events, night clubs, community centers, and various other venues.
This is a part-time, temporary position and is expected to last 6-9 months. It is expected to be 20 hours per week and hours will vary.
Examples of Work Performed
Complete all required trainings
Transport study materials and data between Children's Hospital Colorado and various community venues in Denver area
Present study to business owners and other key stakeholders to create buy-in and enhance recruitment efforts.
Approach potential study participants about participating in research
Administer pre-screening questionnaire to determine eligibility
Maintain confidentiality of study participants and data and adhere to all procedures related to the protection of subject's rights
Complete study documentation as required
Develop and distribute study marketing materials
Create/maintain social media presence and online advertisements
Complete other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Flexibility in schedule; willing to work evenings and weekends
Willing to travel within Denver Metro area
Strong presentation skills
Proficient at computer applications including Microsoft Office, internet, email
Excellent communication skills
Ability to interact in a compassionate and nonjudgmental manner with a diverse study subject population
Comfortable approaching youth at random for a research study
Ability to work independently
Previous research experience preferred
High School Degree or equivalent experience
Have (or have access to) reliable transportation
Familiar with the targeted community at high risk for HIV and people of color.
Applications are accepted electronically ONLY, refer to the requisition 14892.
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Diversity and Equity:
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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID:
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
Job Category: Professional Support Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21016 - SOM-PEDS ID-GenOps
Posting Date: Oct 5, 2018
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Carrie Chambers
Posting Contact Email: [email protected]
Position Number: 00755396