Administrative Research Assistant Senior
Administrative Research Assistant SeniorRequisition Number:
7H090:CENTER ON DRUG & ALCOHOL RESEAWork Location:
Louisville, KYGrade Level:
$16.49-26.38/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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2 yrsRequired License/Registration/Certification:
Sitting and/or standing at the work station for extended periods.
Lifting and/or carrying light weight objects up to 20 pounds.
Days, Monday-Friday; several evenings required and occasional weekends; extensive in-state day travel.Job Summary:
The Center for Drug and Alcohol Research is seeking an individual to work on grant-funded research study collecting data from adult drug users in the community.
Duties include recruiting participants, collecting survey data, conducting qualitative interviews, locating participants for follow-up data collection, and adhering to study protocols. In addition, the position will require collecting urine samples and behavioral data.
The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate daily operations; draft study materials; serve as a liaison; monitor the study tracking system; prepare reports; and perform other duties as assigned.
This position requires strong interpersonal skills for establishing rapport with participants and development a partnership with the research team, community-based partners, staff and administration. This position will require frequent late-afternoon/evening hours and in-state day travel.
Extensive interstate travel is required.
This is a limited-term (4-5 years) position.
This position is located in Louisville, KY.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Data collection knowledge; basic computer skills including MS windows, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint; REDCap (or other survey platform); social media skills.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Bachelor’s degree plus three or more years related experience preferred.Deadline to Apply:
02/28/2021University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.