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Social Science Research Coordinator

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Stanford University
Location
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Social Science Research Coordinator
School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4185
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: D
Requisition ID: 94401

Stanford University is seeking a Social Science Research Coordinator to perform administrative and operational duties to support research or develop public programs and policies, applying basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory. Work under the direction and supervision of the principal investigator and/or study coordinator/supervisor.

Duties include:
  • Assist with sending and managing correspondence
  • Maintain and file forms and documents, including consent forms and master subject logs.
  • Assist with the screening, recruiting, and obtaining consent of study participants. Perform telephone or in-person interviews to gather data, as needed. Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments.
  • Prepare, distribute, administer and process questionnaires and tests, score test measurements and questionnaires, and code data for computer entry. Perform quantitative review of forms, tests, and other measurements for completeness and accuracy.
  • Type, edit and organize data. Prepare data for input into statistical databases.
  • Assist with survey design
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Prepare correspondence, documents and reports.
  • Assist with sending and managing correspondence
  • Order and maintain equipment and supplies.
  • Translate scientific findings into community factsheets
  • Process study compensation payments and thank you letters to subjects upon completion of trial activities. Assist with post-study activities, as needed.
  • Assist with and support the Project Director as needed during quarterly progress reports
  • Attend weekly research meetings to assess progress and monthly goals
  • Creating, editing, and proofreading PowerPoint slides
  • Travel to study sites as needed.

* - Other duties may also be assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA in psychology, public health, sociology, or related field. Experience working on risk prevention and education.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Two-year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • General understanding of scientific theory and methods.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with human study participants

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand, and sort/file paperwork or parts.
  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, rarely reach/work above shoulders, and operates foot and/or hand controls.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours in support of research work.

Additional WORKING CONDITIONS: (remove if none)
  • Travel to schools in California to train educators on the Toolkit and for data collection.


To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/3063167

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







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