Administrative Research Assistant Senior

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Administrative Research Assistant Senior

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Louisville, KY

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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

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; occasional evening and weekends and 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 research study requires collecting behavioral data and urine samples from consenting participants. 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, developing partnerships with the research team, community-based partners, staff and administration. This position will require some late afternoon hours to recruit and conduct interviews. Further, occasional in-state day travel will be required for training and supervision meetings.

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.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree plus three or more years related experience preferred.

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University 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.




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Posted: 4/18/2021
Application Due: 4/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time