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University of Rochester Research Project Coordinator - 214969 in Rochester, New York

Research Project Coordinator

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Part Time 20 hours Grade 053 Clin & Social Psychology-MHFC




Position Summary:

The Research Project Coordinator/Recruiter at Mt. Hope Family Center will coordinate a research project on the longĀ­term consequences of child maltreatment on adult physical and mental health. This research study funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development seeks to extend knowledge on the long-term consequences of child maltreatment on adult physical and mental health through longitudinal follow-up of adults initially assessed in childhood. The Research Project Coordinator role entails: (a) managing the research team including hiring and oversight of research duties, (b) coordinating the recruitment of individuals, (c) serving as the liaison between the research team, research participants, and principal investigators involved with the project, d) overseeing and assisting with the implementation of data collection procedures involving observations, interviews, surveys, and physiological assessments, and (e) compiling reports of progress for NIH and RSRB. The position requires experience conducting clinical research with individuals from diverse demographic backgrounds.


  • Oversee and coordinate the collection of survey, interview, physiological, and observational data from individuals and institute ways to monitor the integrity of data collection.

  • Hire, train, and supervise research staff, including advising and assisting them on technical problems and the fulfillment of their responsibilities.

  • Develop and implement systems for organizing, entering, and managing data.

  • With a strong knowledge base in psychology or a related field, contributes to the planning and development of research projects.

  • Completes recruitment activities, including developing and maintaining connections with agencies, disseminating recruitment information, and serving as a liaison between the project, individuals, and community agencies.

  • Prepares charts, graphs, and tables, conducts some statistical analyses, and assists in preparation of materials for publication

  • Assist with the development and monitoring of on-going project protocols to insure compliance with regulatory requirements of the University and funding agencies. Preparation of written reports.


Bachelor's degree in psychology, child development, or related fields required. Clean, valid driver's license and own reliable transportation is required. Research experience required. Flexible scheduling and some weekends required. Strong organizational skills, leadership abilities, and attention to detail are necessary. Outstanding computer skills are required, including familiarity with SPSS, MediaLab, and Microsoft Word and Excel.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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