Essential Functions: The Department of Pediatrics is in search of an Outreach Representative to provide outreach support to community projects within the department. Essential Functions will include: Point of contact for community based project studies. Recruit program participants, communicate directly with potential participants and ensure they fully understand the criteria, exclusions and confidentiality of the study. Use questionnaires to screen potential participants for qualifiers and barriers to study participation. Consult with the Principle Investigator regarding participant selection and enrollment, as required. Compile and provide data to Principal Investigator. Develop and maintain data collection spreadsheets and other research study related documents as needed. May be required to check the validity and accuracy of data ensuring compliance with quality control requirements and study relevance. May assist in analyzing research study data. May be required to develop and prepare detailed statistical and administrative reports and compile data for grant and/ or Institutional Review Board (IRB) document preparation and/or completion. Establish a network of collaborations with various community establishments for assistance in obtaining recruitment of study participants and to provide a resource for participants who may need service referrals. Provide office support as needed. Assist in developing recruitment advertisements to attract study participants from local organizations including the use of social media. Create print materials including study brochures, study logo, online/paper flyers etc., as necessary. Create and/or update study website.Assist Principle Investigator with distributing educational and study resources to participants. Communicate or present study results to facilities that contributed to the study.Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degreeCandidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.Ability to work independently, collaborate and work as a team member. Effective oral and written communication skills. Analytical skills. Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills. Working knowledge of social media. Ability to interact with participants and discuss sensitive topics while maintaining confidentiality. Good time management skills, as time may be split across multiple research studies. Ability to work in a community, clinic and lab settings. Must be skilled in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and research support software.
Internal Number: 76_208816
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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.