Research Analyst

University of Kentucky

United States

October 24, 2021

Description

Posting Details Job Title Research Analyst

Requisition Number RE29829 Working Title Department Name 7P170:DEPT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY Work Location Owingsville, Ky Grade Level 42 Salary Range $16.57-26.51/hour Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education

MS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: https:// www. uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

Travel between jails, local research office, and the UK Campus, sitting for extended periods of time, some possible lifting less than 25 pounds.

Shift

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Primarily days with additional hours, including some on weekends, if needed.

Job Summary

For this project, we are seeking to hire a full-time Re-Entry Health Navigator who will be primarily based in Menifee County.

The project involves delivering an intervention to reduce substance use disorders and related harms among people re-entering the community from rural jails, as well as working with community coalitions who will guide the implementation of the intervention.

Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) screening prospective participants for eligibility, implementing the intervention, scheduling and conducting surveys and interviews with individuals who use drugs and other community members, conducting rapid HIV and HCV testing (oral or finger stick) after becoming trained and state certified, and collaborating with coalitions who guide the implementation of the evidence-based intervention in their county.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe PDF, written and oral communication, collaborative attitude, professionalism, dependability, flexible, detail-oriented, organized.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

BA plus three or more years of equivalent related experience preferred. Driver's license preferred.

Deadline to Apply 10/24/2021 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • The central functions of this position require travel throughout Eastern Kentucky. Are you able to meet this requirement?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of professional experience do you have gathering data from community members?
  • None
  • More than 0 up through 2 years
  • More than 2 years but less than 4 years
  • More than 4 years up through 5 years
  • More than 5 years
  • This position will be located in either Rowan, Bath, Morgan, Menifee, Elliott, Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Perry, Letcher, or Knott County, KY. Are you able to travel to or live near these counties for work?
  • No
  • Yes
  • How many years of professional experience do you have delivering health promotion interventions to people who use drugs?
  • None
  • More than 0 up through 2 years
  • More than 2 years but less than 4 years
  • More than 4 years but less than 5 years
  • More than 5 years
  • Describe your experience communicating by email and/or phone with community agencies, clinics, and/or staff of other organizations?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
  • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
  • InsightIntoDiversity.com
  • Latinosinhighered.com
  • Indeed.com
  • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
  • None of the Above
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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