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Job Title: Research Associate III
Job Number: 2018327
Organization: ETR & Associates
Posted: 3/27/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Education
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Southern Region of USA,      USA
Compensation: $68,357 to $75,953
Position Description: The Research Associate III will work with Science staff in the accomplishment of varying research and evaluation activities. The following responsibilities are assigned under the Gilead COMPASS evaluation project:

•Serves as a Project Coordinator/Manager and has primary responsibility for carrying out the design and implementation of project activities, including: instrument development, literature reviews, needs assessments, content analysis, focus group and individual interviews, observations,site visits, and data collection/management/analysis. •Supervises project staff, includes maintaining positive, productive staff morale. •Helps design and refine research protocols (e.g., publication processes). •Tracks and assesses status of project tasks; prepares and/or monitors project budget. •Prepares project reports (e.g., progress, annual, and final reports). •Serves as the local on the ground liaison for the Gilead COMPASS project. •Supports other Southern-based research projects a as needed. •Assists with developing new project ideas and writing grant proposals. •Participates in writing research manuscripts for publication in professional journals. •Participates on ETR’s remote team and in a agency meetings.

Qualifications: •Master's degree or equivalent in Education, Program Evaluation, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, or related area; educational background in research and evaluation preferred. •At least 8 years post-Master’s experience including serving as a Project Coordinator/Manager on a research project for at l least 1 year. •A track record of strong leadership skills a as evidenced by the independent director of multiple research projects or at least on multiyear large project. •Experience working in a public health capacity with the US Southern geographic region highly desirable. •Extensive content/method expertise and ability to interface with partner organizations. •Ability to adapt to time line adjustments and reorganize work accordingly. •Responsible and able to follow through on all tasks with minimal supervision. •Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to manage several tasks simultaneously. •Willingness to travel. •Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytic, verbal, and writing skills. •Ability to manage and mentor junior staff successfully. •Experience in research and evaluation design, instrument development, quantitative a and qualitative data collection / management/analysis; interview skills are required. •Proficiency in Word, SPSS, and Excel for data analysis/software is desirable. •This is a remote telecommuting position; the geographic location of this position is to be based in one of the 16 states of the Southern Region of the United States. •Valid driver’s license; acceptable DMV record and proof of insurance required.

Organization Description: ETR (Education, Training and Research) is a national non-profit passionate about our mission to improve health and increase opportunities for youth, families and communities. We seek to promote equity and justice through understanding and addressing the ways health and education outcomes are influenced by the complex interactions between people and their environment. As a learning organization with a focus on mission-driven impact, we value diversity and and inclusion of different perspectives and ideas, collaboration and continuous learning, both within the organization and in our partnerships. We are looking for people who share our passion for health equity, social justice and learning.

THE IMPACT WE ARE LOOKING TO MAKE We envision a world where all people have the information, skills and opportunities to lead healthy lives. With the purpose of reducing disparities and increasing equity in health and education, we uplift and support our partners to do work across the country and around the globe in four main areas: •HIV, sexual, and reproductive health (HIV/SRH) •Equity and inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields •Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs •School-based health and wellness

We achieve our vision and mission by linking innovation and research to practice. We drive the science through program development, applied research and evaluation and scale innovation through capacity building and dissemination.

Closing Date: 6/27/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Nancy Gordon,  Recruiter and HR Generalist
Contact Location: 100 Enterprise Way
Suite G300
Scotts Valley   CA  95066
United States
Contact Location: 100 Enterprise Way
  Suite G300
  Scotts Valley   CA  95066
  United States
Contact Phone: 831-440-2190 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: nancy.gordon@etr.org
Web Address: etr.org
How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to openjobs@etr.org

Additional Information: This is a telecommuting position that can be based in one of the 16 states in the Southern Region of the United States. This 3 year project position is subject to annual funding renewals.

Web Site Delete Date: 6/27/2018