Under the direction and oversight of the Project Director and Project Investigator/CO-PIs, the Research Administrative Coordinator will oversee the daily activities of the grant project. Assigned duties include: overseeing administrative logistics, such as IRB applications; recruiting sites and partners; conducting literature reviews; conducting community assessment activities; implementing project activities at sites (such as conducting surveys or collecting data); managing data; assisting with reporting activities; and, otherwise supporting the development and implementation of the grant project.
Conduct literature reviews on publications in scientific databases on assigned topics and summarize literature reviews on assigned topics in a narrative format.
In conjunction with the Principal Investigator(s)/Project Director, assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Portsmouth Diabetes Prevention Project.
Independently develop and prepare materials for data collection procedures including interviews, surveys, and in vivo observational assessments.
Recruit participating sites and administer surveys and/or program components.
Coordinate activities and communication with program sites/partners.
Data entry, management, and analysis of collected data.
Independently, generate written and oral reports and prepare and/or assist with the development of manuscripts, grant proposals, conference papers or posters and other written materials destined for submission to external sources for review.
Supervision of volunteers, students and lower level staff assigned to project, as requested by PI or Project Director.
Collaborate with faculty and staff on new and developing projects.
Attend program meetings as required. Draft and disseminate agendas, minutes, and other related materials as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree plus one (1) year of experience in psychological research, applied psychology, public health research, sociology, or another related field and experience working with communities and partnerships.
Master’s degree in Public Health or related field and experience with diabetes, pre-diabetes and/or food banks preferred.