With a high degree of independence and limited supervision this position reports to the principal investigator to manage day-to-day activities and assist with the development, implementation and coordination of all aspects of research project including SOP’s in an alcohol research study based for the Black Church Project; a substance abuse treatment program offered at the Dixwell United Congregational Church.
This position will be responsible for maintaining professional relationships with church personnel, clinic site, City of New Haven and sponsor (NIH). May make presentations about data to professional and community groups for purpose of recruitment and assist with dissemination of information post clinical trial. Maintains regulatory documents. Supervises one or more direct reports. Trains and provides ongoing clinical supervision of research personnel engaged with study participants. Coordinates and conducts regular meetings with support staff and principal investigator to ensure goals and objectives are met. Independently identifies, communicates, and resolves issues/concerns in a timely and appropriate manner. Monitors participants for clinical safety and provides appropriate clinical referrals as needed.
- Oversees the advancement and growth of the program. Gives direction and leadership supporting the philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives. Assumes primary accountability for disseminating and publishing all program information to create public awareness and support of the program.
- Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues, and community residents to further develop and implement strategic plans.
- Identifies, solicits, and cultivates community partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of the program. Develops the metrics to identify and measure the success of the program. Responsible for measurements of grant success and related evaluation.
- Assists in identifying and evaluating potential future funding sources, and contributes to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the program, including the annual submission and writing of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications. Develops and manages the program’s operating budget.
- Develops the administrative infrastructure of the program. Manages human resource and administrative functions of the program, including staffing and hiring, supervision, performance development, counseling and discipline, if warranted. Oversees and manages information systems, facilities, and space needs.
- Investigates, identifies, implements, and oversees the maintenance of systems to gather, track, and report information to support the initiatives of the program. Tracks all program activities and regularly informs leadership of progress on each initiative. Recommends structural or programmatic adjustments, changes or additions based on full knowledge of missions, goals, and objectives.
- Initiates, designs, and manages the compilation of program communications; identifying outreach potential, and promoting philanthropic and collaborative support of the program. Contributes to the development and assists in the management of content on the program’s website and monitors all changes and additions to the editorial content.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in a related field and four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated knowledge with substance abuse populations.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse communities.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Strong academic writing skills to assist with grant writing, progress reports, presentations and publications.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Prior experience with research methods and familiarity with data collection and statistical analysis software such as SPSS.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Ability to assess and prioritize research and administrative tasks with organization, skill and attention to detail. Excellent communication skills to interact and problem solve with all members of a multi-disciplinary research team across multiple sites and studies.
Weekend Hours Required?
Evening Hours Required?
Background Check Requirements
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Additional Background or Health Screening Requirements
Selected incumbent must have successful completion of a required health screening and/or TB test.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
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