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Lead Navigator & Research Specialist-Recruitment

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Job Title: Lead Navigator & Research Specialist-Recruitment
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 38044
Hiring Department

Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH)

Application Deadline

Open until filled.

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment during the application process. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For questions about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email [email protected].


Minimum: $15.29/hourly

Job Description

Performs professional technical project tasks and participates in a variety of research procedures.

  • Possesses a broad understanding of the job
  • Understands how own and related teams coordinate their efforts and resources to achieve objectives
  • Researches information, collects data, and prepares analyses/reports as directed
  • Provides solutions to problems based on practice and existing precedents or procedures
  • Impacts the team’s results through the quality and effectiveness of own work

Explains information to and within the team, noting improvements, efficiencies etc. to manager/supervisor and/or appropriate team member

Key Responsibilities

    Provide Navigation services to link project participants to care for HIV, substance misuse and other needed services.Provide follow-up to ensure project participants are engaged and retained in services and in the program intervention.Provide oversight of recruitment data and manage recruitment analysis.Recruit and collect data on organizations to provide captive audiences for program interventions.Assist with data collection and data entry.Assist with curricula facilitation.Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years’ experience working with minority prevention programs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Applies skills and knowledge in a variety of processes, procedures and systems throughout the research function
  • Experience in community-based case management, program development and implementation.
  • Experience working with minority populations.
  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the needs of at-risk youth.
  • Knowledgeable of community resources and services related to HIV and substance use.
  • Excellent verbal, written and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good facilitation skills.
  • Ability to take initiative with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work in close collaboration with other team members and project partners.
  • Computer efficacy in Microsoft office, internet usage and database experience.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules that could include evenings and weekends.

Benefit Summary

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit

UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


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