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Administrative Research Assistant Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Administrative Research Assistant Senior
Requisition Number RE34470
Working Title
Work Location Louisville, KY
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $17.07-27.31/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting and/or standing at the work station for extended periods.
Lifting and/or carrying light weight objects up to 20 pounds.
Days, Monday-Friday; several evenings required and occasional weekends; extensive in-state day travel.
Job Summary
The Center for Drug and Alcohol Research is seeking an individual to work on grant-funded research study collecting data from adult drug users in the community.

Duties include recruiting participants, collecting survey data, conducting qualitative interviews, locating participants for follow-up data collection, and adhering to study protocols. In addition, the position will require collecting urine samples and behavioral data.

The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate daily operations; draft study materials; serve as a liaison; monitor the study tracking system; prepare reports; and perform other duties as assigned.

This position requires strong interpersonal skills for establishing rapport with participants and development a partnership with the research team, community-based partners, staff and administration. This position will require frequent late-afternoon/evening hours and in-state day travel.

Extensive interstate travel is required.
This is a limited-term (4-5 years) position.

This position is located in Louisville, KY.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Data collection knowledge; basic computer skills including MS windows, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint; REDCap (or other survey platform); social media skills.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree plus three or more years related experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 07/07/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-10

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