1) The candidate will manage the day to day operations of CDC funded projects that involve working with LGBTQ individuals.
2) The HIV Research Specialist will be involved in project implementation, study design, study coordination/ management, exploring additional funding opportunities, enrolling appropriate patients, directing participant evaluation and management according to protocol, collecting data, and presenting results.
3) The candidate will be expected to actively pursue required knowledge and skills for professional development; and stay informed about the CDC regulations and requirements.
4) Engage in data management and analysis.
5) Oversee day to day operations of CDC funded projects that involve working with LGBTQ populations vulnerable to HIV, and will coordinate multiple related projects to ensure optimal recruitment, enrollment and fidelity to the complex requirements of study participation and follow-up visits.
6) This will include assistance with the development of study protocols, survey instruments, and maintenance of databases.
7) This individual will conduct study interviews and recruit individuals from the community.
8) Manage study interviewer team.
9) Train all new study interviewers.
10) Manage study recruitment and retention efforts.
11) Communicate with study participants around appointment scheduling and adherence to the protocol.
12) Create incentive reports.
13) Prepare study materials.
14) Serve as primary liaison between Survey Lab staff and CCHE staff. Â
1) Demonstrated effective leadership and teaching skills
2) Supervisory skills.
3) Strong knowledge of program subject matter.
4) Willingness to attend necessary orientation and trainings through Chicago.
5) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
6) Ability to manage stressful situations.
7) Ability to maintain confidentiality
8) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
9) Proficiency in the use of data analysis software (SAS/R/Stata) and Microsoft Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Access and Word.
10) Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.
11) Work in community-based settings and program office.
12) Ability to sit for up to 2 hours.
13) Ability to use computers extensively for 4 hours or more.
14) Ability to stand for 4 hours or more.
15) Ability to bend, crouch, or stoop.
1) Masterâ™s degree in public health, social work or a related field
1)2 years of research experience (can be quantitative or qualitative)
2) 1 year of previous experience working with individuals who identify as gender or sexual minorities
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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