Summary Description: The Columbia School of Social Work invites applications for a Staff Associate position in the area(s) PACT and E-WORTH Studies under the Social Intervention Group at School of Social WorkThe PACT and E-WORTH Studies is seeking applicants with experience and relevant skills necessary to assist the Director with data collection, data analysis, conducting interviews, analysis of interviews, database maintenance and other research/program activities. Under the direct supervision of the Director, the Staff Associate is expected to assist with in the logistical implementation of two 5-year NIDA funded studies, affiliated with Columbia's School of Social Work. Duties include:Manage, process, and input all paper work, including participants' information, enrollment, screenings, bio results, retention, etc., into numerous study databases; (50%)Maintaining a comprehensive database of outreach/recruitment efforts and provide support in generating weekly and monthly outreach/recruitment/data management reports; (10%)Assist with managing a petty cash account in the absence of the Project Director(s), conducting monthly study petty cash audits; (10%)Quality Assurance: Cleaning data and ensuring that the process measures are completed by the facilitators; (5%) Meeting regularly with the Project Director(s) for data review; checking for accuracy and completion of inputting of data; (5%)Administer assessments to participants and conduct follow-ups, as needed; (5%)Administer HIV/STI counseling and screenings; (5%)Training interns who work directly with the project on how to complete data management forms; (5%)Complete other study-related tasks as assigned by the Project Director(s). (5%)Candidates are expected to have at least four years experience of professional experience in the field or the equivalent amount of training and relevant experience
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates for the Staff Associate are expected to have at least four years of professional experience in the field. A Masters degree in a related field plus 2 years of relevant experience may fulfill this requirement.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Social scienceExperience working with Criminal Justice populations
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