Psychology, Rose Hill
Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.
The Mood and Behavior Laboratory at Fordham University seeks to hire a full-time Project Administrator for an NIH-funded study on sleep, cognition, and suicidality. The Project Administrator will work with the research team to provide both research and administrative support to this project. This will include coordinating the daily activities of the study and working closely with investigators to ensure all project goals and tasks are effectively planned and executed on schedule.
The project administrator will have their own desk and computer in a shared office space in the Psychology building at Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus, but also will travel to the recruitment site, located within walking distance of campus. The Project Administrator will work 35 hours per week, which may include 1-2 evenings a week (planned in advance and with start time adjusted) to accommodate participant schedules.
- Recruiting research participants utilizing community partnerships
- Overseeing daily operations of the research project, including screening, enrolling, and scheduling study participants
- Conducting clinical interviews in English and Spanish
- Serving as point of contact for individuals interested in participating in the study
- Reviewing participant self-report data on a daily basis and conducting suicide risk assessments, as needed, under the supervision of a licensed psychologist
- Coordinating and collaborating with a team of graduate and undergraduate student researchers who will support the project
- Preparing and submitting summary reports on project recruitment and data collection efforts to the research team and funding agencies
- Translating study materials into English and Spanish
- Filing necessary reports and communicating with funding agency and offices responsible for participant safety
- Master’s Degree in psychology, health, or related field OR a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a research or clinical setting
- Fluent in English and Spanish
- Experience with psychology or health-related research
- Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, spreadsheets, Zoom
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain rapport with recruitment site staff and participants, as well as to communicate with a large research team
- Self-directed with demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to coordinate and monitor a team of research staff
- Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
The following skills will confer an advantage, but are not necessary to receive consideration:
- Prior experience working with Hispanic/Latinx communities in the Bronx
- Prior experience working with psychiatric populations
- Clinical interviewing experience
- Management of grant-funded research projects
- Experience with Qualtrics or other survey software
- Experience with wearable sensors (e.g., Actiwatch)
FLSA CATEGORY: Non-Exempt
START DATE: ASAP
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Dr. Peggy Andover
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
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