On behalf of The Policy and Research Group (PRG), Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Part-Time Study Coordinator to assist with the Youth Empowerment Study. The Youth Empowerment Study is a federally-funded study of a trauma-informed health education program designed to reduce teen pregnancy and related risk behaviors in at-risk youth 14-19 years of age; the program is designed for youth in under-resourced systems, such as juvenile justice-involved youth. PRG will provide specific training for this position.
Participate in study protocol training; review and learn study protocol
Participate in intervention and fidelity monitoring training; review and learn intervention materials
Screen potential study participants and enroll interested youth in the study
Implement the program being studied with youth in the treatment group
Conduct data entry and quality assurance checks
Assist in training and technical assistance to study sites
Maintain and manage data collection materials and incentives
Manage technology and other materials necessary for study
Maintain contact with all study participants while they are enrolled in the study
Schedule and meet with study participants to collect follow-up questionnaire data
Maintain high follow-up questionnaire completion rates (90% or higher)
Regularly meet/have calls with PRG and study site staff about the project
Provide assistance and support for other PRG evaluation and research projects as needed
0-1 years research experience and education/facilitation experience with youth or health programs
Strong interest and/or experience in conducting high-quality research
Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail
Comfortable talking and working with adolescents
Excellent communication skills and computer skills, including Word and Excel
Commitment to PRG’s mission: To improve the potential of people through scientifically rigorous research and evaluation that benefits our clients and influences policy
Reliable and consistent transportation required
Ability to work a flexible schedule; some evening and weekend hours will be required
Starting Wage: $18/hr
Hours: This is a part-time position, offering about 20 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
Location: This position will be based in and around Roswell and Carlsbad, NM. The study coordinator will work with partner juvenile justice services offices where the study is being implemented within the region. The study coordinator will also be engaged in some field work, meeting with study participants at multiple community-based offices/public locations in the region.
Travel: This position requires local and out-of-state travel. Reliable and consistent transportation is required. Travel and local mileage will be reimbursed.
Position start date: The anticipated start date is August 12, 2019. This date is flexible.
Application Requirements: You must be able to provide cover letter, resume, unofficial college transcripts and 3 references
About The Policy and Research Group: The Policy & Research Group (PRG), based in New Orleans, specializes in research and evaluation of public policy and programs. We apply high-quality social science methodology to study a broad range of areas, including: education, public health, child welfare, work and income, housing, and adolescent risk reduction. PRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PRG operates a casual work environment that is both professionally and intellectually demanding. See www.policyandresearch.com for more information.
About Headway: Headway Workforce Solutions is a leading B2B (Business to Business) provider of workforce solutions with an array of contract-based integrated services and national staffing solutions. Passionate about our work and dedicated to our clients, we are committed to exceeding expectations in the human capital service sector. To learn more about us visit: www.headwaywfs.com
Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, tuition assistance, education, social recreation programs and benefits.