Nathan S. Kline Institute
  • 01-Apr-2021 to 20-Apr-2021 (EST)
  • Social Solutions & Services Research
  • Orangeburg, NY, USA
  • $62,658.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits package


The Division of Social Solutions and Services Research (SSSR) is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Research Technician to be the primary person responsible for development and management of digital communications for internal and external audiences, our video training platform, and support ongoing projects across several grants which will include qualitative and quantitative data analysis; This person will also provide grant proposal and manuscript development and submission support.


The Research Technician will coordinate and manage our video training content and platforms, and project dissemination efforts, particularly website development and updates. This person will liaise between OMH and Center on all related initiatives and support team members as needed. Activities include qualitative and quantitative data analysis, IRB correspondence including initial submissions and modifications, grant proposal and manuscript development and submission (e.g. literature reviews, synthesizing literature, conducting and illustrating data analysis and results, drafting/editing methods).


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Public Health, Psychology, Sociology or a related health field and an advanced understanding of health disparities and social determinants of health.
  • 2+ years' experience in applied quantitative or qualitative research with advanced skills in statistical software (eg., SAS, R, ATLASti, etc).
  • Must have strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft suite, G-suite, Word Press and other website content management systems, and ability to learn new software programs quickly.
  • Must have strong writing and editorial experience, and experiences with digital communication platforms (website, social media, digital analytics, e-newsletters, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and maintain focused attention without micromanagement; ability to problem solve, and work team-based within a diverse work setting.
  • Willing to travel within New York State to facilitate study development and implementation (after pandemic has resolved).
  • Experience working with persons with vulnerable, diverse populations with behavioral health/psychosocial needs is a plus.

Background Investigation/Justice Center Review Requirements:

Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment. 2) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

*The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

Applications will only be accepted through website at: - Click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement.

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