Project Coordinator #T00573

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Project Coordinator #T00573


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This is a temporary/hourly, grant-funded position. Employment is contingent upon funding availability.

The Department of Social Work in collaboration with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians invites applications for a Project Coordinator position. This position was created following the award of a 2-year grant from the National Institutes of Health. The Project Coordinator, in collaboration with project’s Co-Principal Investigators, will manage and coordinate all grant-related activities.

Also contribute to the implementation of health-related community-based projects with regional tribes as part of the Southeastern Satellite Center’s work. Such work is funded through two subcontracts from Washington State University and University of Colorado Denver.


1. Oversee all project coordination and documents, including protecting participant confidentiality

2. Maintain management of all project activities and organization of materials

3. Ensure research data quality

4. Speak with potential study participants

5. Attend and assist in Listening Sessions and Community Information Sessions

6. Pre-register participants, establish study eligibility, and conduct informed consent

7. Conduct pre- and posttest interviews

8. Ensure adherence to all National Institutes of Health policies and procedures related to the project

9. Local travel within the 4 most western NC counties (Swain, Jackson, Graham, Cherokee).

This is a non-benefit eligible temp/hourly position at $20/hour for about 7-7.5 hrs/week for up to 2 years with an immediate start date.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:

Microsoft Office Suite, Quick learner, ability to work independently, attention to details, self-initiator, understanding/prior experience of working with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree and a minimum of 2-3 years office environment experience. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a temporary/hourly, grant-funded position. Employment is contingent upon funding availability.

Applicants must apply online.


Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time