The Program Coordinator will be working directly with the Director and Principal Investigator of the Sleep, Mind, and Health Research Program of the Columbia University School of Social Work to oversee day-to-day administrative and research operations for the development and testing of a digital behavioral health intervention for insomnia in a randomized controlled trial of Latinx adults and to support other related research on sleep and health in underserved populations. The Sleep, Mind, and Health Research Program uses
interdisciplinary methods to study how psychosocial and structural factors affect sleep, mental health, and cardiovascular health in underserved populations.
THIS IS A FULL-TIME POSITION, REQUIRING 35 HOURS PER WEEK FOR 52 WEEKS. THIS POSITION IS 100% FUNDED BY GRANT/GIFT ACCOUNTS AND CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT IS BASED ON PERFORMANCE AND CONTINUED FUNDING. Interested individuals must supply a cover letter and resume to be considered an applicant.
The Program Coordinator will be required to carry out the following duties and responsibilities:
â€¢ Conduct participant recruitment and research interviews, and ensure participant compliance with study procedures. Assist with developing data collection instruments. Process study compensation payments. (50%) â€¢ Perform research-related administrative tasks including research data entry, data cleaning and coding, database maintenance, and timeline management (including creation and dissemination of all agendas). Prepare study protocols for data collection and data management. Manage and monitor systems that track study participants (25%) â€¢ Maintain compliance with IRB and all other regulatory practices (10%) â€¢ Prepare and create content for manuscripts for publication or conference materials for presentation; write reports for review and approval by PI; and work with the PI to prepare proposals for funding. (10%) â€¢ Assist with outreach and dissemination activities related to the research projects, including planning and convening meetings with study partners. Participate in support staff training, research staff and collaborator meetings, and other duties assigned by the PI. (5%)
Bachelorâ€™s degree in Psychology or related social science discipline
At least 2-3 years of prior research experience in Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, or a related social science field
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent communication, organizational, and data management skills
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance
Computer fluency in Microsoft Office applications and statistical software (such as SPSS, R, SAS, or STATA)
High level of attention to detail
Certified training in HIPAA Compliance and Human Subjects protection
Experience with randomized controlled trials
Proficiency with Qualtrics survey platform
Proficiency with data management platforms (such as FileMakerPro or RedCap)
Familiarity with qualitative software programs
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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