PBHC Research Assistant

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title PBHC Research Assistant
Job Description

Research Assistant
This position is part of a federally-funded workforce development project to prepare Master’s level Social Workers and Occupational Therapists for careers in behavioral health. The RA will work with the project’s evaluator to collect, analyze, and present both quantitative and qualitative evaluation data.

Job Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):
• Understand the project goals and objectives in order to assist with evaluation activities, and effectively represent the project when working with community partners.
• Participate in project meetings and work closely with the project Management Team to assist with the design and development of data collection protocols.
• Conduct face-to-face interviews, focus groups, and administer questionnaires as required by the project.
• Collect, enter, and compile data according to project protocols and guidelines.
• Verify accuracy & validity of data entered and correct any errors found.
• Prepare data summaries including tables, graphs, written reports, and presentations.
• Research topical areas as requested (e.g., literature searches).
• Assist the UNH Interdisciplinary Working Group for Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges to create and monitor a webpage, conduct background research, and other communication activities.

Location UNH, Durham, NH
Required Qualifications

• Master’s Degree or graduate student in psychology, social work, occupational therapy, family studies, or related field. Doctoral students preferred.
• Interest and ability to work with behavioral health providers, project team members, students, university partners, and other stakeholders.
• Interest and ability in research and data collection including both quantitative and qualitative methods.
• Strong organization skills, particularly for tracking ongoing data collection across multiple schools.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel; SPSS; Qualtrics; and experience with data collection, focus groups, and qualitative data and management preferred.
• Background in behavioral health or counseling, preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Salary Information

$20 per hour
The hours for this position are 8-10 hours per week

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ASP0123FY18
Open Date 11/14/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
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  2. (3) Professional References Contact Info