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Job Title: Faculty Assistant/Project Coordinator
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Organization: University of Maryland School of Public Health
Posted: 10/23/2018
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: College Park,  MD    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Responsibilities:

Manage all day-to-day activities for the Maryland Collaborative, an ongoing policy initiative engaged in helping college campuses throughout the state of Maryland to align their campus-based policies regarding alcohol interventions with evidence-based practices

Build relationships and maintain regular contact with campus personnel in charge of alcohol programs and provide technical assistance as needed

Coordinate internal communications between project team members at both the University of Maryland School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School

Update online resource information for parents of college students

Take a leadership role in organizing and implementing training sessions related to addressing campus alcohol use and related problems

Supervise student research assistants

Implement the statewide measurement system that tracks alcohol-related problems annually at each participating campus, including securing IRB approvals, working with campus personnel to design effective recruitment and sampling plans, developing web­-based surveys, monitoring response rates, and writing reports to summarize survey findings

This posting is for a full-time, non-tenure-track, faculty position with benefits. The position is 100% grant-funded and therefore contingent upon continued funding. Local travel using a personal vehicle within the State of Maryland is required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus five years of relevant experience in prevention, evaluation, public health research, higher education, or related field.

Well-developed professional communication skills and attention to detail, especially in writing.

Comfortable balancing multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment.

Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Exceptional professional communication and interpersonal skills

Highly motivated with strong attention to detail

Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage a high volume of tasks at once

Strong problem-solving skills and ability to produce high quality work independently Strong English oral and written communication skills (native speaker or professional-level fluency)

Preferences: Master’s degree strongly preferred.

Proficiency in Access, SPSS and/or other data management software a plus.

Organization Description: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Closing Date: 1/23/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kathryn Carr,  Faculty Assistant/Project Coordinator
Contact Location: 1234 School of Public Health

College Park   MD  20742
United States
Contact Location: 1234 School of Public Health
 
  College Park   MD  20742
  United States
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Contact Email: kvincent@umd.edu
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How to Apply: Only online applications submitted at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64381 will be accepted.

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