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Job Title: Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator
Job Number: N/A
Organization: University of Maryland School of Public Health
Posted: 10/24/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: College Park,  MD    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: The Center on Young Adult Health and Development (CYAHD), a part of the University of Maryland School of Public Health, is seeking an experienced full-time training and technical assistance coordinator for immediate hire. The candidate will assist with activities for the Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College Drinking and Related Problems, an ongoing policy initiative engaged in helping college campuses throughout the state of Maryland to align their campus-based strategies regarding alcohol and other substance use prevention, intervention, and policies with evidence-based practices (see www.marylandcollaborative.org). 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.

Responsibilities:

• Evaluate the activities of the Maryland College Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drug Centers • Recruit for and conduct phone interviews with stakeholders • Take a leadership role in organizing, developing, and delivering Maryland Collaborative trainings related to addressing campus alcohol use and related problems • Maintain regular contact with campus personnel and provide technical assistance as needed • Develop and maintain current IRB approvals and coordinate all communications between the Maryland Collaborative and the IRB office, including processing of annual progress reports and amendments • Coordinate internal communications between project team members at both the University of Maryland School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health • Update online resource information for parents of college students • Supervise student research assistants • Coordinate project team calls and meetings • Assist with activities for the Maryland Collaborative, including literature reviews, developing presentations, and translating scientific evidence into user- friendly materials • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree plus four years of experience in prevention, evaluation, public health research, higher education, or related field • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint • Exceptional professional communication, presentation, 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 • Proficiency in Qualtrics • Proficiency in data management and data analysis software (SPSS, SAS) • Knowledge of college campuses • Experience with drafting and reviewing IRB applications

Organization Description: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. 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: 12/13/2019
Desired Starting Date: 10/28/2019
Contact Name: Kathryn Vincent Carr,  Director of Operations
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
Contact Phone: 301-405-9768 N/A
Contact Fax: 301-314-9167
Contact Email: kvincent@umd.edu
Web Address: www.cyahd.umd.edu
How to Apply: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/74401

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