Essential Functions: Essential Functions:Coordinate field data collection for a longitudinal project that implements and evaluates a school-based prevention program focusing on creating protective environments in schools through school policy development and technical assistance to prevent perpetration of sexual and other related forms of violence among youth.Coordinate scheduling of recruitment and data collection with school sites.Support the administration of surveys to youth in school settings across Michigan.Support the collection of school-level data from publicly available and school-provided sources.Conduct focus group research with youth.Assist with interviewing of school administrators and staff.Facilitate retention of research participants and securing informed consent of youth and parents.Assist in supervision of student research assistant staff.Ongoing communication with the principal investigators, school personnel, intervention partners, and others affiliated with the project.Maintain accounting of research related costs. Assist in the preparation of research reports.Support daily administrative operations of the research project.Primarily remote work from home for the first year of the project.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required for Research AssistantPh.D. required for Research AssociateMust have graduate level courses in social science research (social work, psychology, sociology, nursing, education or public health).Excellent oral and written communications skills.Experience working on social science research projects. Comfortable with a variety of computer programs and applications.Reliable transportation to research sites. Minimal travel across the state may be necessary.
Internal Number: 76_208286
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.