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Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Coordinator II

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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Research Coordinator II

Center of Excellence for Children’s Behavioral Health (COE)

Georgia Health Policy Center

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies                                     

Georgia State University

At the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), we approach our work with a passion to be excellent, to positively impact people’s lives, and to find creative and innovative ways to learn and fulfill our goals. These are exciting times at GHPC. We are growing and we are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our team. We are surrounded by individuals empowered to use their expertise and talents to achieve our mission to integrate research, policy, and programs to advance health and well-being.

Are you ready for us? Are you seeking an opportunity with purpose and direction? If you are, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We hire great people from a wide variety of educational, career, and personal backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a stronger team.

GHPC is seeking a research coordinator II (RC II) to join the already awesome team taking the GHPC to the next level of excellence and global achievements!


·       Competitive base salary

·       Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.

·       A knowledge-sharing organization that collaborates with diverse partners.

·       The position offers the opportunity to work remotely and, in the office, as needed.

·       Professional development opportunity and mentorship

·       A rapidly growing center within an academic setting

The center’s current scope of work includes behavioral health, child health & well-being, community health systems development, health & health care financing, health in all policies, health systems transformation, long-term services & support, population & global health, and rural health. The center conducts, analyzes, and disseminates qualitative and quantitative research to connect decision-makers with the objective research and guidance needed to make informed decisions about health policy and programs. The center is at work locally, nationally, and internationally with public and private partners to improve health and well-being.

Click Apply and join us as we positively impact the communities we serve!


The RC II is a member of a school-based mental health initiative that is finishing up its 9th project year. The RC II provides administrative, research, and project support.


·       Assisting in the preparation of Institutional Review Board applications.

·       Attend meetings and represent the GHPC at conferences and national meetings.

·       Serving as a mentor to students and RA Is.

·       Assists with coordination and logistics of scheduling meetings both virtually and in person

·       Monitors two non-person inboxes and sends emails with requested information.

·       Organizes, monitors, and updates email templates.

·       Sends monthly emails to behavioral health service providers for data collection.

·       Monitors data for quality control and follows up with service providers that need additional support.

·       Organizes and monitors contact lists.

·       Downloads survey data to generate reports.

·       Updates and monitors project dashboard as new information becomes available (at least once a month)

·       Assists with monthly events by providing technical and logistical support, creating and sending event invitations, monitoring invitations, and sending follow-ups after the event.

·       Updates internal team manuals (for both program evaluation and technical assistance)

·       Helps update and maintain provider website.

·       Creates and distributes quarterly project newsletter.

·       Creates social media content/posts for the project.

·       Develops infographics and other products for dissemination.

·       Provides project and research support in the area of school-based mental health, including literature reviews and research database construction.

·       Participates in and creates agendas for project team meetings.

·       Assists with project promotion and dissemination activities, such as policy briefs and conference proposals/presentations.

·       Other duties as assigned.


·       Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

·       Effective oral and written communication skills

·       Effective organizational and time management skills

·       Group facilitation skills

·       Previous experience as a program coordinator or research coordinator

·       Demonstrated participatory and team-oriented style of interaction

·       Knowledge of automated systems and software (spreadsheets, word processors, presentations, graphic design, virtual meeting platforms, computers, and databases)

·       Knowledge of general mental health concepts and/or school-based mental health concepts

·       Ability to multitask, pay attention to detail, and problem-solve

·       Ability to support multiple team members as well as external partners

·       Understanding of project management principles

·       General knowledge of statistics and data analysis

·       Knowledge of computer software packages, including Microsoft

·       Strong writing and data reporting skills


Minimum Hiring Qualifications:
Master's degree in assigned research area; or a combination of education and related experience.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications:

Experience working with varied stakeholder groups, strong written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required. Knowledge of SAS, SPSS, Stata, or other statistical software is preferred. General qualitative and quantitative research experience demonstrated. 

College/Business Unit
03/01/24, 4:59:00 AM

College/Business Unit: School of Public Health
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 05/13/24, 4:16:29 PM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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