UNC SPARK Project Coordinator
Permanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?:
Soc/Clin Research Assistant - JourneyWorking Title:
UNC SPARK Project CoordinatorPosition Number:
P012574Budgeted Hiring Range:
$40,944 - $45,000Pay Band Information:
To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.Salary Grade Equivalent:
Full-Time Time-LimitedIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:
1 YearHours per week:
M-F 8-5Department Name and Number:
Carolina Institute for DD-429401Date First Posted:
Chapel Hill, NCPosition Posting Category:
Research ProfessionalsDepartment Description:
The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) is one of the largest programs for developmental disabilities in the country and is UNC – Chapel Hill’s primary source for treatment, education, and research on developmental disabilities. In addition, CIDD provides important, state-of-the-art resources aimed at supporting individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in the state of North Carolina and promotes research on the pathogenesis and treatment of these conditions. The CIDD employs approximately 100 faculty, staff and students and has funding comprised of state, contract and grant, overhead, gift, foundation and receipt generated sources.Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Position Description:
THIS IS A TIME LIMITED POSITION
THIS IS A REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT REAPPLY.
The CIDD is a clinical site for the Simons Foundation’s initiative to establish a cohort of 50,000 individuals with ASD for a genotyping registry (SPARK). The UNC SPARK Project Coordinator (USPC) will work collaboratively with the Simons Foundation SPARK Team leading the UNC site to recruit participants by educating prospective subjects, obtaining fully informed consent, and compiling phenotyping data from clinical and research sites. The USPC will oversee recruitment of North Carolinians from the IDDRC Autism Registry, medical records, and community sources.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Exceptional oral and written communication.
Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Publisher and internet applications.
Human subjects research experience.
Experience with recruitment from medical records.
Experience providing home and in¬clinic services and/or research assessments.
Experience with members of ASD community, their families and service/professional providersPosition/Schedule Requirements:
Evening work occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionallyStimulus/ARRA Funded: