University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC

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Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience;
or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
This position is being recruited for at the Contributing Competency Level under the Career Banding Program. The hiring range for this position is $33,997-$48,000, and the salary grade equivalent is 68. **THIS IS A TIME LIMITED POSITION**
POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position involves research and administrative support for a principal investigator. The research efforts and on-going community projects focus around minority health disparities. The Research Specialist will assist with project planning and design, developing methodology, documentation, data collection and analysis, project administration, program development and evaluation, preparing publications and reports, communication and instruction. ESSENTIAL SKILLS: It is essential that this person be able to break large projects down into smaller tasks, develop realistic timelines, anticipate and solve problems, prioritize competing demands, have excellent attention to detail and work independently. Being able to interact effectively with community members from diverse backgrounds, advisory board members, and staff members, is essential. Employee must be able to engage in appropriate professional telephone and in-person conversations with a diverse group of individuals. S/he must be able to coordinate activities among a variety of individuals, communicate effectively, and demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills. The selected candidate must have strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and email; and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Department prefers candidate with a Master's degree in Public Health or related field; at least six months experience managing quantitative data collection; at least one year of direct experience conducting community health education interventions, and one year of direct experience in conducting public health or social science research and; at least 6 months experience in data management tasks such as developing ID and tracking systems and coding data.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements:
Position/Work Schedule Requirements:
M-F 800 - 500

Weekend work occasionally
Overtime occasionally
Night work occasionally

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