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Manager, Research Projects - School of Nursing

Employer
Emory University
Location
Atlanta, GA
Closing date
Aug 9, 2022

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Sector
Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
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Description

This position will support Connecting the Dots (CTD): A Community-Engaged Project to Develop a Sustainable Two-Generation Approach to Improve Childhood Literacy and Parent Economic Mobility, as the team works to implement the larger pilot.

Ensure program deliverables/timelines are met, build the infrastructure (staffing/flow/community partner/training etc.) for the demonstration project and pilot, manage communication and funder requests, provide necessary updates to executive leadership team and manage the day-to-day operations of the project.

Development and Management of Project Timeline: With support from the Executive Leadership Team, CTD Leadership Team and funders

Distribution of Work and Meeting Project Deliverables: work with project support staff, leadership team members and executive leadership team to build the infrastructure for implementation of the Connecting the Dots pilot. This includes identified items:

* Finalization of and updates to the curriculum (worksheets and facilitation guide) -Development processes/procedures of research tools -Community Organizing Strategy -Recruitment Strategy -Implementation of CTD Project

JOB DESCRIPTION:

* Responsible for managing complex research projects.
* Using an advanced knowledge of research methodology and techniques, assists in the planning and development of survey instruments, guidelines and procedures to collect required data.
* Coordinates various aspects of the study.
* Drafts and may edit text for studies.
* Analyzes data, identifies data discrepancies and researches and identifies causes.
* May perform statistical analysis of numerical data.
* Actively contributes to the development of research protocols.
* Determines how research methodologies or tools must be modified.
* Ensures that study data and systems are maintained and accurately documented.
* Analyzes data and develops reports to assess or monitor study performance and treatment results.
* Coordinates and conducts special meetings and presentations.
* Coordinates computer support for ancillary studies conducted at off-site locations.
* Collaborates on reports and papers.
* Assists in the preparation of tables and graphs for publication and presentation.
* May design and develop databases related to specific programs at the request of supervisor and/or Principal Investigator.
* Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Sociology, and Psychology or related discipline and two years of professional level research experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.
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