Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Journey
Working Title Evaluation Project Coordinator
Position Number 20038798, 20038799, 20038293
Vacancy ID P013032
Budgeted Hiring Range $53,772 - $62,000
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN11
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 3 Years
Hours per week 40
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Department Name and Number Social Medicine-424901
Date First Posted 07/09/2021
Closing Date 07/30/2021
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) brings together collaborative,
multidisciplinary teams of scholars and community members to improve health in
underserved communities through a shared commitment to health equity,
innovation, and translational research. The vision of the Center is to create
and maintain cross-disciplinary synergy: The combination of individual
perspectives, resources, and skills creates a whole that is greater than the
sum of its parts and results in research collaborations with increased
creativity and more comprehensive solutions to complex problems. The Center
does this through advancing research methods, effectively translating research
discoveries, conducting research that addresses patient and community-centered
outcomes, and viewing equity in health care as an issue of quality.
The Evaluation Project Coordinator position will be within Abacus, the program
evaluation and research consultancy within CHER. Abacus specializes in
collaborating with health and human service organizations with a mission to
foster innovation and advance equity in research and health outcomes through
evaluation. Dr. Dave, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and
Associate Director of CHER, is the Director of Abacus. Abacus's leadership
consists of experienced evaluators who maintain currency with state-of-art
research and evaluation methodologies. Abacus evaluators use various
quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method approaches to address the research
and evaluation questions identified in its portfolio of projects. This
position will work specifically within Abacus to assist with a time-limited
research project within the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics-Underserved
Populations (RADx-UP) Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC). The
CDCC is a collaboration between UNC and Duke Clinical Research Institute
(DCRI). The CDCC supports the National Institutes of Health's RADx-UP
Program, rooted in a community-centered approach that engages communities
involved in this program by providing a robust, flexible, participatory,
transparent, and sustainable infrastructure to advance COVID-19 testing
science according to the needs and interests of communities.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national
origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
This recruitment is for three (3) Evaluation Project Coordinators: 20038798,
20038799 and 20038293. By applying, you will be considered for each of the
The Evaluation Project Coordinator position will be housed within the Tracking
and Evaluation (T&E) unit of RADx-UP CDCC, and will be responsible for
providing research support for the day-to-day initiatives and activities of
T&E. The T&E Unit of the RADx-UP CDCC conducts innovative developmental
evaluation to support the effectiveness of the RADx-UP CDCC in serving RADx-UP
awardees to ensure all Americans have access to COVID-19 testing, with a focus
on communities most affected by the pandemic. Activities to support this work
will include but not be limited to: evaluation oversight and coordination,
organizing and planning work operations, project management and supervision,
and other related business and administrative responsibilities that pertain to
the evaluation of RADx-UP CDCC; serving as an external-facing T&E point of
contact for RADx-UP CDCC.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year
of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and
experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, and internet browsers.
Ability to use project management software (Asana preferred).
Ability to use survey software (REDCap and Qualtrics preferred).
Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to
consistently follow through and follow up with assignments of others.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to identify needs and develop and implement improvements.
Strong attention to detail with a focus on ensuring accuracy, validity, and
integrity of data.
Ability to clearly, concisely, professionally, and effectively communicate in
writing and verbally with staff, faculty, and individuals in other
organizations, including report writing.
Master's degree preferred. All degrees must be received from appropriately
accredited institutions. Prefer candidates who have experience using project
management software (preferably Asana). Prefer candidates who have research
background/experience in social research and/or evaluation.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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Posting Supplemental Questions
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Do you have experience using program management software (e.g., Asana)?
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have experience with survey software, such as REDCap or Qualtrics?
Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Social/Clinical Research Specialist position.
Bachelor's in a discipline related to the field assigned and at least 1 year of related training or experience.
Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate in an unrelated field and at least 5 years of related training and/or experience.
Master's and/or Doctorate in a discipline related to the field assigned.
Associate's in a discipline related to the field assigned and at least 3 years of related training or experience.
Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 5 years of experience related to the field assigned (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 4 years experience).
Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal at least 9 years (ex. 3 years of high school and 6 years of experience).
None of the above