Research Support Coordinator

Job description

Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-12-07
Req: R100042081
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Position Summary:

The Research Support Coordinator is a key team member of the CIFFTA Family Strengthening program focused on

indicated prevention for adolescents and their families.

Principal Duties:

  • Serves as the primary contact person for referral sites and works collaboratively with community partners
  • Coordinates referrals across programs and partner agencies
  • Successfully engages adolescents and parents to ensure high participation rates
  • Coordinates all assessment and youth/family contact activity
  • Schedules and conducts assessment interviews with adolescents and parents
  • Represents the program professionally at meetings and community events
  • Ensures all data collection aspects of the protocol are being implemented in a rigorous fashion including but not limited to collection of data from adolescents and parents
  • Organizing and timely and accurate data reporting in program data systems such as including but not limited to Trust Central.
  • Travels within the city limits to meet with community agencies and families
  • Provides weekly program and assessment updates to supervisor and attends program meetings
  • Works flexible schedule which includes afternoon, evenings and some Saturdays
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate well with others.

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree

Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
  • Experience working with minority high risk adolescents and families.
  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish, enabling her/him to work effectively with Hispanic families.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/2/2020
Application Due: 1/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time