Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Recruitment Center Research Assistant will support the work of CTSI’s Recruitment Center functions. The Recruitment Center aims to improve research participant recruitment and retention infrastructure at the University of Minnesota through collaborative solutions and enhanced support to study teams using participant-focused approaches. This position will be approximately 20 hours a week.
Research recruitment and engagement study tool support (35%) - Support activities and the expansion of the statewide health research study website initiative by building relationships with research organizations across the state and engaging the public - Assist in monitoring the day-to-day activities of recruitment tools including: the statewide health research study website, StudyFinder and Research Match - Attend regular meetings and work with teams to improve existing tools
Recruitment planning and feasibility assessment for University researchers (35%) - Provide consultations to help study teams develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment strategies to enroll and retain research participants - Provide objective critical review of the recruitment plan with feedback, recommendations and specific language - Educate researchers on subject recruitment best practices and associated processes - Create recruitment materials and templates (i.e. flyers and study cards) that can be shared with research teams - Attend feasibility committee meetings and participate in assessment to of research study recruitment and retention strategies
Program support (30%) - Contribute to the development of recruitment and retention presentations, materials, templates and resources - Track support and compile metrics for quarterly reports, annual progress reports, board meetings, etc. - Maintain metrics data and provide reporting as required (monthly/quarterly, etc)
Required Qualifications - Enrolled in a Master's program in public health, nursing, or similar field at the University of Minnesota starting. Additional consideration may be given to students who would be available for two years. Appointment continued each semester contingent on department needs, funding and satisfactory job performance. - Excellent written and oral communication skills. - Skilled in use of Google and Microsoft applications - Strong organization skills and flexibility to multitask, meet project deadlines, and respond timely to issues. - Ability to work independently and collaboratively - Dependable, resourceful, and willing to learn new things - Familiarity and/or experience working in research and/or community health
Preferred Qualifications - Skilled in graphic design and use of marketing and editing tools (i.e. Photoshop)
Internal Number: 337827
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The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.