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Posted:
6/15/2019
Job Category:
Research
Research Coordinator (1059689_RR00033340)
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Job Description

NYU School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to med.nyu.edu, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Coordinator.

The Center for Early Childhood Health and Development (CEHD) at the Department of Population Health (DPH), NYU School of Medicine is a racially and ethnically diverse group of researchers, mental health professionals, educators and staff, working in NYC and around the globe to improve the health and development of children and advance health equity by developing and testing real-world solutions for children living in low-income communities. CEHD's mission is to create opportunities and improve the lives of children by: 1) Conducting high-quality racially-conscious research; 2) Developing, testing, and implementing family-centered programs; and 3) Disseminating the resulting knowledge from our research and implementation experiences to practitioners and policy makers through a racial equity lens that works to change the narrative about low-income families of color. ParentCorps is a family-centered intervention that is delivered as an enhancement to pre-kindergarten programs serving children living in low-income neighborhoods. ParentCorps advances CEHD's mission by helping the important adults in children's lives, parents and teachers build a strong early foundation that gives children living under stressful conditions the greatest opportunity for healthy development.

ParentCorps is organized into 6 distinct Units: 1) Training; 2) Coaching; 3) Engaging Parents, Programs, Improvement and Communications (EPPIC); 4) Talent, Equity, Alignment, Motivation, Spirit (TEAMS); 5) Data for Decision-Making, Improvement and Research (DATA) and 6) Partnerships. The Research Coordinator will work within the EPPIC unit and will serve as a liaison between school-based staff and the ParentCorps team. Research Coordinators provide coordination to support experienced behavioral health professionals in training and coaching of mental health professionals and early childhood educators in the implementation of ParentCorps in early childhood settings. Research Coordinators are also responsible for all outreach and engagement efforts in the sites and support of the ongoing evaluation of ParentCorps in sites. We are seeking dynamic, dedicated and team-oriented candidates with exemplary organizational skills. Candidates will have prior experience working with children and populations of color, and with human subjects' research. Ideally, candidates will have experience in early childhood settings, experience and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions and comfort with different software (e.g., Power Point, excel, SPSS). Candidates with an interest and commitment to disparities research and racial equity are encouraged to apply. Thorough training in all procedures, training content and ParentCorps will be provided.

Job Responsibilities:

* Serve as the primary coordinator for all data and outreach needs, as part of a team pod including coaches and coordinators, to support all efforts in sites implementing ParentCorps. Activities may include coordinating and attending site visits with leaders and early education staff, supporting coaches who provide coaching to early childhood educators on ParentCorps implementation, coordinating and distributing materials, attending school events for outreach efforts and tracking school-based implementation activities, and tracking all implementation activities (implementers, sites, key implementation data indicators) in a master database.
* Coordinate and contribute to recruitment and engagement efforts for ParentCorps Family Program and evaluation activities. Develop and maintain relationships with school leadership, mental health professionals, early childhood educators and parent coordinators.
* Coordinate, oversee, track and enter ParentCorps Program implementation data.
* Serve as primary research coordinator for a cluster of sites implementing ParentCorps and evaluation studies of ParentCorps in these sites. Activities may include serving as primary contact and liaison with school leaders and staff regarding data collection, consenting families, scheduling data collection, coordinating and tracking school-based data collection (via observations, interviews, surveys, assessments of Pre-Kindergarten students in schools, summarizing all data collected, and collecting data from public sources (e.g., NYC Department of Education website).
* Complete data collection as part of evaluation efforts (e.g., interviewing parents, surveys with teachers, focus groups), as needed.
* Generate and present reports and visuals on progress of data collection, coaching progress, and implementation and professional learning data.
* Conduct live observations of programming in sites, using manuals to code leaders' adherence to the program manuals and skills of program implementation, as needed.
* Manage logistics of and coordinate large Professional Learning days with NYC Department of Education site leaders (e.g., principals), early child educators (e.g., teachers) and social workers.
* Conduct literature searches and summaries in areas of prevention science and implementation science.
* Participate in center-wide trainings on ParentCorps implementation, evidence-based practices and racial equity.
* Participate in team meetings and supervision.
* Participate in special projects and performs other duties as required.

Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:

Bachelors in Psychology, Education, Social Work or Masters in Psychology, Education, Social Work or related field.

At least one-year experience in clinical, medical or school settings.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in life sciences, allied health or equivalent in a related discipline and 0-1 years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills. Must be able to work under the direction of supervision. Ability to operate research related equipment. Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as World, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications. Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Time management skills and ability to work well under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience with human subjects' research or in a research setting, or an early childhood education setting.

Experience working with young children and populations of color.

Experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions, preferred.

Interest in disparities research and racial equity, preferred.

Dynamic, dedicated, motivated.

Detail-oriented, conscientious, with strong organizational skills.

Team-oriented.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to collaborate with community-based agencies and schools.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view NYU School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

About NYU Langone Medical Center

Overview

NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals - Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center - plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.

Culture

NYU Langone Medical Center is committed to making world-class contributions that place service to human health at the center of an academic culture devoted to excellence in research, patient care, and education. There is a palpable energy here as our talented and dedicated clinicians, researchers, and staff strive to improve the lives of countless people locally and globally, while training the next generation of physicians. We work within a culture of humanism that emphasizes treating the whole person and not simply the disease. We believe in inpatient care that is:

  • Patient-centered
  • Collaborative
  • Safe
  • Adheres to Best Practices
  • Ethical
  • Respectful of individual dignity
  • Based on standards of excellence
  • Focused on improvement of individual and system outcomes
  • Available to our extended community
 

 

Benefits

NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees. We're pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York's hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you'll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.

Non-Union Employee Benefits 
Must work at least 17.5 hours/week

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Prescription
  • Vision Care
  • Commuter Benefit Program
  • Wellness & Family Care Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick Days and Short Term Disability
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Retiree Medical Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Educational Assistance Programs
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Paid Vacation Time  
  • Discounted NYC Event Tickets
  • Discounts for Car Rentals
  • Cell Phone Provider Discounts
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Workers Compensation
 

 

Temp/Casual Employee Benefits

  • Wellness Programs
  • Voluntary 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Commuter Benefit Program

 

Union Employees

Some of the unions that represent employees at NYU Langone Medical Center include Local 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, Local 1 Security Officers Union, Local 810 International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Doctors Council SEIU, Local 32BJ SEIU, and The Brotherhood of Security Personnel, Officers and Guards International Union (2313 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10003; Phone: (212) 281-2000).

Employees in positions which are represented by a union should consult with their specific union collective bargaining agreement regarding benefits eligibility.

Internships

 Whether you wish to pursue a position in direct patient care or in another area such as management, information technology, research or other discipline, NYU Langone Medical Center can offer several different internship opportunities to support your career goals.

School-Affiliated programs

NYU Langone Medical Center has exciting for-credit*, as well as, paid internship opportunities available for students who wish to gain experience in their field of study. Our current intern partnerships include:

  • Columbia Mailman School of Public Health*
  • NYU Wagner Experience Fund
  • St John's University*
  • Cornell's Develop Your Own Internships Program

In order to participate in our Interns for Credit Program, students must:

  • Be eligible to earn college credit.
  • Have an Internship partnership program that has been established and approved by both their school and NYU Langone Medical Center.
  • Minimum number of hours will vary based on NYU Langone department and school program requirements.
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Possess PC proficiency, and other skills dependent upon department.
  • In addition to the school-affiliated programs listed above, we are pleased to offer a wide range of paid Internship opportunities throughout the various departments of NYU Langone Medical Center.