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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Program Assistant.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for support for the Trying to Understand Relationships, Networks, and Neighborhoods among Transwomen of color (TURNNT) Study, a new study comprising transgender women of color in New York City, with an emphasis on Black transgender women. TURRNT has a focus on HIV prevention and aims to characterize the health profiles and trajectories of Black transgender women, including the effects of relationships, networks and neighborhoods on their health and well-being. The Project Assistant will support TURNNT by interacting directly with research participants, including via recruitment, enrollment processes and conducting research interviews.The Project Assistant will participate in research team meetings, including team calls with the principal investigators, co-investigators, and relevant research staff. The Project Assistant will report directly to the study's Research Coordinator. The position is within the Spatial Epidemiology Lab led by Dr. Dustin Duncan. The NYU Spatial Epidemiology Lab is a dynamic and active research group focused on connecting neighborhoods and health. The lab employs a geospatial lens in studying health behaviors and outcomes, especially sexual health and sleep health. The lab has an emphasis on intersectionality and health disparities in vulnerable populations, with a strong focus on sexual and gender minority populations, including gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men and transgender and gender diverse people.
Research Support: Assist with recruitment, manage study enrollment, undertake data collection, interview participants, and implement retention strategies for the study.
Site Relationships: Establish and maintain positive relationships with recruitment sites and participants. Demonstrate effective and professional communication with recruitment sites and study participants.
Project Knowledge: Demonstrate mastery of research protocol, including thorough knowledge of TURNNT's aims and rationale.
Administrative Duties: Assist with administrative duties as needed such as filing, copying, faxing, deliveries, and document preparation among others. Assist with institutional review board submissions as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma is required. Minimum of 1 year related experience in an office setting or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective Oral, written communication and interpersonal skills. Computer Skills Working knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power point and Access. Ability to develop basic formulae for spreadsheets; set up routine computer procedures; Ability to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software. Ability to proofread documents and write clear, concise 1st draft. Ability to type at a speed of at least 45 net words per minutes. Knowledge of standard office practices. Ability to multi-task while paying attention to details. Ability to use standard office equipment such as copy machines, multi-line telephones, fax machines.
Preferred Qualifications: Associate degree in a related field with 2 Years of related experience in an office setting is preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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