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Job Title: Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Associate I
Job Number: 17000834
Organization: Georgia Health Policy Center
Posted: 6/23/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Compensation: $28,000-$50,000
Position Description: The Georgia Health Policy Center, established in 1995, provides evidence-based research, program development and policy guidance on local, state and national levels to improve health status at the community level. The center conducts, analyzes and disseminates qualitative and quantitative findings to connect decision makers with the objective research and guidance needed to make informed decisions about health policy and programs. Today the center is at work in more than 220 communities in all 50 states, helping our nation to improve health status.

JOB DESCRIPTION The Center of Excellence (COE) for Children’s Behavioral Health is seeking a Research Associate I (RAI) who is interested in developing and enhancing knowledge, skills, and experience as it relates to capacity building through workforce development, specifically in the context of children, adolescents, and adult mental health. This position will support the Workforce Development arm (Special Projects) of the COE which conducts trainings, provides technical assistance to inform and guide practice, and quality improvement through the use of data for decision- making. Responsibilities of this position include: - Assisting with curriculum development and meeting design - Providing logistical support for trainings and meetings - Supporting survey design, data collection, data entry, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis to ensure ongoing quality improvement. - Conducting environmental scans - Assisting with transcription and report writing - Participating in, facilitating, and presenting at COE team and client meeting - If interest and opportunity arise, leading and/or contributing to academic and applied research publications, poster and oral presentations at conferences, white papers, and briefs.

Qualifications: Master's degree in a related field and two years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

PREFERRED HIRING QUALIFICATIONS Applicants will be considered for a multitude of programs including, but not limited to MA/MS, MSW, MPH, JD, and PhD. Applicants must be organized and possess strong writing and analytical skills, the ability to work independently and with a team, and to meet deadlines. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint are required. Previous experience with or exposure to behavioral health and preliminary data collection is highly desired. Knowledge of SAS, SPSS, Stata, and/or Qualtrics is preferred.

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Closing Date: 9/23/2017
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Contact Name: Ashley Jones,  Operations Manager
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How to Apply: All interested candidates must apply through the Georgia State University Human Resources website ( The position is listed as Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Associate I - 17000834.

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