<p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Overview</strong></span><br /><br />The Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health (ITR) has an opening for a Site Coordinator in the Fort Campbell, Kentucky area to support a research project investigating a parenting program for military families. This position is part of a team working on a Department of Defense (DoD) funded randomized controlled trial of the After Deployment: Adaptive Parenting Tools (ADAPT) parenting intervention, taking place on three military bases throughout the United States. The study will examine multiple formats, doses, and sequences of the ADAPT program by delivering the intervention to 630 subject families and assessing the families at four time points. This Site Coordinator will coordinate daily operations of the Fort Campbell site, which will enroll and track 210 subject families. The Site Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting research subjects, coordinating the research data collection (assessment) process, providing administrative support to the delivery of the intervention that is the focus of this research, maintaining research files, and collaborating with Minnesota-based research team. The Site Coordinator will also be responsible for supervising hourly assessment staff.<br /><br /><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Responsibilities</strong></span><br /><br /><strong>Research subject recruitment (30%)</strong><br />• Recruit military families in Fort Campbell to participate in the study. Recruitment efforts include but are not limited to: phone screening; radio, television, newspaper and other advertising; attending outreach and other events<br />• Attend outreach and other events to promote education regarding ADAPT studies and recruit subjects for the study<br />• Establish working relationships with other military collaborators to facilitate recruitment<br />• Serve as point of contact for potential subjects<br />• Schedule appointments with potential subjects for screening visits<br />• Complete, organize, and maintain all records associated with recruitment<br /><br /><strong>Data collection coordination (30%)</strong><br />• Supervise, train, and instruct assessment technicians on study protocols<br />• Contact 210 families participating as research subjects to schedule in-home and online assessments at four time points throughout the study; send appointment confirmations and web links<br />• Contact, schedule, and coordinate assessment technicians and childcare staff for in-home assessments with 210 participating families.<br />• Maintain Google Calendar and Excel database of assessments<br />• Create family info document<br />• Distribute subject payments to families after completion of assessment<br />• Maintain assessment kits, technical equipment, and other assessment related study materials<br /><br /><strong>Conduct research (20%)</strong><br />• Participate in required ADAPT/PMTO training, coaching, and supervision<br />• Co-facilitate ADAPT intervention groups as part of research study, participate in coaching, and maintain all necessary paperwork related to interventions<br /><br /><strong>Data management (10%)</strong><br />• Collaborate with Project Coordinator and data team to implement protocol for checking and storing paper items from assessments<br />• Follow protocol for appropriate storage, transfer and safeguarding of all study-related materials under the guidance of the data manager<br /><br /><strong>Intervention administrative support (5%)</strong><br />• Prepare family packets (family info sheet, directions, gift cards for subject payments, paper items)<br />• Track attendance of subject parents in their assigned ADAPT intervention session(s)<br />• Track subject parents’ completion of homework assigned during ADAPT intervention session<br />• Distribute subject payments to parents after completion of intervention session(s)<br />• Distribute and collect weekly parent evaluation sheets from subjects at the end of each session<br />• Relay information to Project Coordinator who will track and record information over time.<br /><br /><strong>Communication (5%)</strong><br />• Provide initial contact with subject families and ensure timely follow-up<br />• Connect with subject families once assessments are completed and keep them up to date on study assignment and process<br />• Serve as a liaison to support subject families and troubleshoot problems as they arise<br />• Attend weekly research project meetings via Skype to keep project leadership abreast of concerns, challenges, and successes related to the assessment process</p>
<p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Required Qualifications</strong></span><br />• BA in psychology or related field plus two years of experience, or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 6 years<br />• Has completed or is willing to complete a Child Care National Agency Check and Inquiries (CNACI), which is required for work on military installations<br /><br /><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong></span><br />• Master’s degree in related field<br />• Licensed or license eligible mental health clinician<br />• Experience working with teams remotely<br />• Experience working with military families<br />• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team<br />• Excellent organizational skills<br />• Strong verbal and written communication skills<br />• Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions<br />• Ability to analyze and solve problems<br />• Ability to multi-task and track progress on a multi-component project</p>
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