Essential Functions: Under the supervision of a Principal Investigator, the position will provide outreach support to community projects within a School, College or Division. Point of contact for community based project studies. Recruit program participants. Communicate directly with potential participants and ensure they fully understand the criteria, exclusions and confidentiality of the study. Use questionnaires to screen potential participants for qualifiers and barriers to study participation. Consult with the Principle Investigator regarding participant selection and enrollment, as required. Obtain written informed consent. Maintain communications with participants throughout the study. Send participation reminders and updates. Track and monitor related data. Notify Principal Investigator of any enrollment and/or participant issues.Compile and provide data to Principal Investigator. Develop and maintain data collection spreadsheets and other research study related documents as needed. May be required to check the validity and accuracy of data ensuring compliance with quality control requirements and study relevance. May assist in analyzing research study data. May be required to develop and prepare detailed statistical and administrative reports and compile data for grant and/ or Institutional Review Board (IRB) document preparation and/or completion. Establish a network of collaborations with various community establishments for assistance in obtaining recruitment of study participants and to provide a resource for participants who may need service referrals. Provide office support as needed. Respond to requests and questions from participants, institutions, government agencies, and funding agencies. Complete related documents and forms. Schedule and participate in meetings. Participate in special projects and assignments.Assist in developing recruitment advertisements to attract study participants from local organizations including the use of social media. Develop related materials and resources.Create print materials including study brochures, study logo, online/paper flyers etc., as necessary. Create and/or update study website.Assist Principle Investigator with distributing educational and study resources to participants. Communicate or present study results to facilities that contributed to the study.Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Education Bachelor's degreeCandidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.Experience Entry level. 0 ? 2 years of experience.SkillsAbility to work independently. Ability to collaborate and work as a team member. Effective oral and written communication skills. Analytical skills. Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills. Working knowledge of social media. Ability to interact with participants and discuss sensitive topics while maintaining confidentiality. Good time management skills, as time may be split across multiple research studies. Ability to work in a community, clinic and lab settings. Must be skilled in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and research support software.*Will be required to successfully complete the MDHHS HIV Test Counselor Certification within 90-days of employmentWayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://wayne.edu/coronavirus
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