Research Professional II ( Part Time)

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Apr 04, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

req4817

Department:

Network for Info Counseling

Department Website Link:

https://ashline.org

Location:

UAHS - Tucson

Address:

University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Arizona Center for Tobacco Cessation (Center), Arizona Smokers’ Helpline (ASHLine) is located within the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona and funded by the state tax on tobacco products. The Center is seeking a Research Pro II to work with the Director of the Arizona Center for Tobacco Cessation, Dr. Mark Martz, to implement quality assurance and quality improvement projects across all departments. The successful candidate will also work with the Data Manager to conduct program evaluation efforts, ensure data collection methods align with industry best practices, and write quarterly data briefs surrounding emerging discoveries in tobacco cessation. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to think critically, and be team-oriented with the ability to self-motivate and work independently.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain clearly defined quality assurance processes, procedures, and documentation.
    Assist in supporting operational processes such as data fidelity and developing implementation plans to ensure program compliance.
  • Develop an understanding of the call center platform and provide reports on call metrics and staff performance at ASHLine. Work closely with managers and team leads from each department to identify gaps in services and outline key strategies to address gaps in operations. (50%)
  • Assist in developing evaluation plans and metrics. Attend weekly research and evaluation meetings. (25%)
  • Write quarterly data briefs for external stakeholders. Prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders. Maintain current knowledge with tobacco control literature, research, and applied practice. (25%)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Bachelor's degree (Public Health or related degree) or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Master's Degree in Health Service Administration or related degree.

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

20

Job FTE:

.50

Work Calendar:

Fiscal

Job Category:

Research

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$23.07 - $25.00

Compensation Type:

hourly rate

Grade:

7

Career Stream and Level:

PC2

Job Family:

Researchers & Scientists

Job Function:

Research

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:

1

Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Dr. Mark Martz, Director, Arizona Center for Tobacco Cessation |[email protected]

Open Date:

4/2/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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