Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Essential Functions: Position will be supporting a lead-safe cleaning study. Supporting community-based family lead advocates in their work with households.Travel to meet with households for cleaning visits.Complete various research tasks including conducting literature reviews.Assist with drafting research protocols, training protocols, processes and procedures. Assist with data collection tasks including data entry. Assist with administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, taking meeting notes and other tasks as needed. Assist with providing materials to study participants as needed.Assist with training and supporting DLEAD Parent AdvocatesConduct post study interviewAssist with data analysisCommunicate reliably, clearly and effectively with project team members and community partners.Maintain task lists and timelines on a regular basis and meet deadlines.Prepare regular updates to project team members.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree (or working towards a degree) is preferred. Experience working within Detroit neighborhoods or a similar communities. Minimum of one year of experience providing research support.Experience assisting with a research study preferred.Experience conducting literature reviews and assisting with drafting training and/or research protocols.Experience with data collection and data analysisProficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Google products (Drive, Sheets, Docs, Forms, Calendar, etc.).Working knowledge of social science research methods and primary data collection procedures and practicalities of implementation preferred.Must be confident communicating through virtual channels with team members and others.Must be self-motivated and able to initiate and complete tasks independently; strong organizational and problem-resolution skills; detail-oriented. Ability to prioritize and plan work activities while meeting respective deadlines. Starting Date:March 2021Salary: $14 - $16 per hour depending on education/experience
Internal Number: 76_208762
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.