The Research Outreach and Program Coordinator for the CCTS Rural Health Research Hub will engage in activities that provide bi-directional benefit to Appalachian Kentucky communities through supporting UK CCTS research activities, educating community members about research and UK investigators about community health needs; and enhancing community research engagement and capacity building. Duties include: assist UK investigators with study implementation as needed including facilitating research cultural congruence and assisting with participant recruitment, consent, and data collection; promote the Wellness Health and You (WHY) registry and to connect potential participants with health-related resources; development of opportunities for and engagement in education of community members and organizations about research and UK researchers about priority community health research needs; and assistance with establishment of partnerships between UK researchers and community members and organizations.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
BA degree plus 2 years experience in program management preferred
University Community of Inclusion:
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