Community Outreach Assistant
Job Posting Number: 22200
New York, NY
May 10, 2018
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
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The Community Outreach Assistant (COA) plays a vital role within the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The assistant executes outreach research programs and protocols. As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, performs data collection, data entry and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols for the IHCD Service. Maintains close relationships with partnering agencies/institutional staffs. Conducts research programs/protocols within appropriate guidelines and regulations. Ensures data quality and integrity during each phase of data collection and for each protocol assigned.
The COA will mainly be working at MSKCC’s 485 Lexington Avenue office, but will also spend approximately 50% time at various community sites, events, and programs.
- Minimum of a high school diploma plus 2 years of experience working in or with community-based outreach research OR a Bachelors degree (preferred)
- Experience working in or with community-based outreach research with a focus on service and research health-related programs strongly preferred
- Demonstrated interest in health disparities
- Strong program management and organizational skills
- Knowledge of SPSS a plus
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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