Soc Science Rsch Coord
Soc Science Rsch Coord
Job Number: 87848
Stanford University is seeking a Social Science Research Coordinator to perform administrative and operational duties to support research or develop public programs and policies, applying basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory. Work under the direction and supervision of the principal investigator and/or project director.
- Creating, editing, and proofreading PowerPoint slides
- Conduct literature reviews.
- Translate scientific findings into community factsheets
- Assist with sending and managing correspondence
- Prepare correspondence, documents and reports.
- Maintain and file forms and documents, including consent forms and master subject logs.
- Assist with the screening, recruiting, and obtaining consent of study participants. Perform telephone or in-person interviews to gather data, as needed. Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments.
- Prepare, distribute, administer and process questionnaires and tests, score test measurements and questionnaires, and code data for computer entry. Perform quantitative review of forms, tests, and other measurements for completeness and accuracy.
- Type, edit and organize data. Prepare data for input into statistical databases.
- Order and maintain equipment and supplies.
- Process study compensation payments and thank you letters to subjects upon completion of trial activities. Assist with post-study activities, as needed.
- Train educators on using the Tobacco Prevention Toolkit and the Cannabis Awareness and Prevention Toolkit.
- Travel to study sites.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA in psychology, public health, sociology, or related field. Experience working on risk prevention and education.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- General understanding of scientific theory and methods.
- General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
- Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
- Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work with human study participants
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
- Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand, and sort/file paperwork or parts.
- Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, rarely reach/work above shoulders, and operates foot and/or hand controls.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
- May be asked to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours in support of research work.
Additional WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Travel to schools in California to train educators on the Toolkit and for data collection.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4185
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: D
- Department URL: http://pediatrics.stanford.edu/
- Requisition ID: 87848
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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