Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Associate II

Job description

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), established in 1995, integrates research, policy, and programs to advance health and well-being. The center conducts, analyzes, and disseminates qualitative and quantitative findings to connect decision-makers with the objective research and guidance needed to make informed decisions about health policy and programs. Today, the center is at work in more than 220 communities in all 50 states, helping our nation to improve the health status. In 2017, GHPC added a global portfolio, including work in Nigeria, Sudan, Kenya, and Ireland.

Job Description:

The Research Associate II (RA II) is a contributing member of the Community Health Systems Development (CHSD) team, which provides a broad range of technical assistance to communities as they implement health improvement initiatives and build locally and regionally integrated health systems. Technical assistance is centered around helping communities develop a strategic approach to program implementation, build capacity utilizing technical and adaptive approaches, and focus on long-term sustainability. Essential to the success of this position is the ability to build positive relationships with representatives of grantee organizations and their partners.  This position may require extensive national travel at certain times of the year.  This is an Atlanta-based position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will provide technical assistance and capacity-building support to organizations and partnerships funded through state and federal agencies.  In particular, this position will provide technical assistance support to telehealth networks.  In addition to supporting organizations and partnerships, the RA II will support CHSD team practice development by:

  • Assist with coordinating the development of new training tools, modules, and other resources
  • Developing processes for assessing, understanding, and tailoring support to grantee needs
  • Communicating the impact of grant funding on organizations, collaborations, and communities
  • Serve as a mentor to research associate
Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Serve as a project coordinator and support the management of grants and contracts.
  • Contribute to the research team through qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Conduct literature reviews, analyze results and contribute to the team analytic plan.
  • Draft reports, abstracts, briefing papers, presentations, and other dissemination-related communications.
  • Attend meetings and represent GHPC at conferences and national meetings

Master's degree and one year of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit
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College/Business Unit: Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 06/03/21, 1:07:12 PM




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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time