Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department Name: 40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt
The University of Kentucky is seeking an Administrative Research Assistant Principal for the Kentucky Department of Corrections Criminal Justice Kentucky Treatment Outcome Study (CJKTOS) and the NIH funded Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN). This grant has a long-term goal of increasing the capacity for the justice system to respond to the opioid crisis through increased access to treatment to reduce opioid relapse and overdose. The Administrative Research Assistant Principal will be based in Elizabethtown, Kentucky and be responsible for overseeing the coordination and management of data including data quality assurance and compliance with the national standards.
Additional responsibilities that the Administrative Research Assistant Principal will have include:
Coordinates, processes, documents, and tracks all efforts with study participants.
Conducts interviews with study participants asking about sensitive topics such as mental health, criminal history, and substance use.
Ensures all project coordination such as ordering supplies, processing payment for research subjects, coordinating hiring efforts.
Enters, analyzes, monitors, and ensures quality for all research data collected.
Compile data for weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports.
Effectively communicating information to all essential stakeholders including scientific leads and project leaders. This position will be located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
Research experience including collection and management of data/data quality assurance and compliance, as well as coordination of study participants. Candidates must possess strong project and data management skill sets, MS Windows, SPSS, Access, have excellent collaboration, communication (oral & written), and initiative as well as a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelor's degree + 3 years.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.