Staff Research Associate I - Semel Institute

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 19, 2023
Full Time Education Research

Job Description


The Semel Institute is seeking to hire a full time Staff Research Associate I. Responsibilities will include: * Support the Project Manager and other team members with project coordination. * Assisting with programming the baseline survey assessments (youth, parent) conducted at the enrollment sites, as well as the 12-month parent follow-up self-administered surveys. * Monitoring and tracking survey completion and entry into the data system with support of statistician. * Screening and recruitment of eligible youth, during designated recruitment periods. * Implementation of the screening, informed consent, enrollment, and initial baseline surveys. * Notifying intervention staff that a participant has been enrolled and is ready for the SAFETY-A intervention. * Coordination with the survey group and coordinating center and rigorously following project protocols at the site. * Timely completion of all required data entry, record keeping and data inquiries. Pay Range: $24.88 - $29.67 Hourly

* Familiarity with child and adolescent psychiatric disorders/mental health/functioning concerns. * High school diploma required, BA in related field preferred * Has driver’s license, automobile, and insured in order to be able to drive independently between program sites. * Ability to coordinate data collection and data entry for research studies/program activities across sites. * Ability to interact appropriately and congenially with all staff, faculty, students, patients and the public at all times. * Ability to schedule patient, program, and administrative appointments and meetings accurately. * Skill at prioritizing and tracking assignments and ability to work concurrently on several projects. * Ability to function effectively with several interruptions. * Ability to work independently and follow through on tasks with minimal direction. * High level ability in the use of a PC using all Windows applications. * Ability to enter and track data and manage research data base. * Ability in the use of SPSS, excel, PowerPoint, word, and other standard programs. * Skill in maintaining organized filing systems. * Skill in editing reports, correspondence, manuals, etc., for grammar and punctuation. * Ability to maintain confidentiality in the strictest sense. * Skill in maintaining accurate timekeeping.

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