Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department Name: 7H090:CENTER ON DRUG & ALCOHOL RESEA
The University of Kentucky is seeking an Administrative Research Assistant Senior for Center on Drug and Alcohol Research federal and state funded grants and evaluation contracts.
Collectively, these federal and state funded grants have a long-term goal of increasing substance abuse treatment opportunities and treatment effectiveness throughout Kentucky.
The Administrative Research Assistant Senior will be based in Lexington, Kentucky and be responsible for supporting data collection, data management and monitoring, and administrative needs of the Unit.
Additional responsibilities that the Administrative Research Assistant Senior will have include:
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.
Supports all project administrative needs such as ordering supplies and processing payment for research subjects
Enters, monitors, and ensures quality for all research data collected.
Assist with 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 Lexington, Kentucky.
Research experience including collection and management of data/data quality assurance and compliance, as well as coordination of study participants and administrative skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelor's degree plus 4 or more years related experience preferred.
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.