University of Texas Health Science Center Research Area Specialist-Associate in San Antonio, Texas

Job Description

This position will serve as a vital member of our team and will receive training in clinical program implementation and program evaluation. This individual will interact closely with other support staff, clinicians, and researchers. Responsibilities include recruitment and community outreach, follow-up and evaluation of program participants. Per the Strong Families protocol, meetings with families may occur in-home or in STRONG STAR-CAP offices. This position requires accommodating families’ schedules, including evening and minimal weekend appointments.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working within a mental healthcare system, especially working with military personnel, veterans, or families.

Job Duty

Attends outreach and engagement events, interacts with military families, and provides 2-15 minute briefings at military related events to provide information and promote the Strong Families Strong Forces program.

Job Duty

Performs duties in support of Strong Families projects such as scheduling and interacting with program participants, obtaining outcome data from program participants, organizing outcome data and participant records, and entering data in a database. Attends program meetings and prepares materials for meetings as required

Job Duty

Assists in the recording and interpreting the progress of Strong Families Strong Forces projects. Assists in designing a plan for collecting and analyzing information. Assists with the preparation of reports. Assists in the maintenance of information and literature, and keeps current on literature and developments in the area of prevention and mental health in military families.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Salary: Competitive

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an educational or social science.

Career Family: Research

Job Title: Research Area Specialist-Associate

Work Location: Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday; Flexible. Will require some evenings

Number of hours per week: 40

Is this position required to drive a UT vehicle?: No

Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted: No

Percentage Of Time: 10

Job Duty: Performs other duties as assigned by supervisors

Requisition Number: 20163897

Type of Recruitment: Open Recruitment (open to UTHSCSA and non-UTHSCSA employees)

Security Sensitive Statement: All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.