Location: East Hanover (with work conducted in West Orange as well)
Primary focus: organize participant enrollment, data collection, and data management.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Work closely with the project’s Principal Investigator to organize all research activities and maintain effective communication between project staff, external collaborators, and funding agencies.
- Facilitate participant recruitment, enrollment, and scheduling.
- Supervise consenting activities conducted by 2-3 research assistants and/or student interns.
- Facilitate participant engagement by meeting with local neurologists/neurology clinic personnel and leaders of local non-profit organizations to promote the research project.
- Manage medical record abstraction and data collection.
- Prepare periodic reports on recruitment and enrollment status for internal lab meetings, external publications, and grant progress reports.
- Develop promotional materials for the project for broad dissemination.
- Ensure the study team maintains compliance with IRB, HIPAA, and FERPA guidelines.
- Bachelor's degree in the social sciences, health sciences (e.g., Psychology, Public Health, Social Work), Communications, Marketing, or Advertising.
- Minimum of two years of experience in a clinical/research setting working with people with disabilities and/or other chronically ill populations and their families.
- Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to effectively manage a large, federally-funded project.
- Very strong interpersonal skills.
- Strong ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
- Demonstrated experience in data management from various sources (medical records, focus groups, surveys).
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Access to own transportation and ability to travel between West Orange, NJ and other locations in northern NJ, as needed.
In addition, the following qualifications are preferred:
- Master’s degree in the social sciences, health sciences (e.g., Psychology, Public Health, Social Work), Communications, Marketing, or Advertising.
- Four or more years of experience in a clinical/research setting working with people with disabilities and/or other chronically ill populations and their families.
- Supervisory experience.
- Experience in quantitative data-collection techniques.
Forward your résumé (MS Word or PDF) and salary requirements to career@KesslerFoundation.org. Please indicate the position(s) for which you are applying in the subject line.