Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 21, 2023
Apply for JobJob ID350590
Employee ClassAFSCME Unit 7 - Technical
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The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is seeking a
Data Collector to support recruitment and retention and data
collection across two NIH-funded studies: 1) an intervention study
working with families of young children; 2) a longitudinal cohort
study with families with (currently) older children/adolescents.
The Data Collectors time would be split between data collection and
recruitment and retention. As the incumbant will also be performing
data collection, having evening and weekend availability is
60% Data collection: Collect research data from participants, both
in-person, virtually, and potentially in participant homes. These
visits will be scheduled around family's availability.
25% Support recruitment: Make recruitment calls, prepare
recruitment materials, and schedule research visits.
10% Administrative duties: organization of files, data entry, phone
calls, attending meetings, assisting in study protocols.
5% Translation of data collection materials (e.g., surveys) into
Spanish, if applicable and other duties as assigned.This position
is represented by a bargaining unit, AFSCME Technical.Hourly Range
$17.34 - $25.41
All required qualifications must be documented on application
- High school or GED diploma.
- Ability to work evening hours and weekend hours, a minimum of
2-3 evenings per week.
- Ability to work well independently and with a team.
- Must maintain a valid driver's license and maintain reliable
transportation at all times.
- Demonstrated computer skills using Microsoft Office.
- Demonstrated effective communication skills (verbal and
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Excellent organizational skills.Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience participating in data collection for research,
including recruitment, survey research, and in-home data
- Experience participating in an intervention study, particularly
one with families related to childhood obesity.
- Interest in research on families with physical and mental
health concerns, childhood obesity prevention, and community-based
- Spanish fluency and ability to translate materials into
About the Department
The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the
University of Minnesota was created more than 50 years ago in
response to a legislative mandate to train primary care physicians.
Since then, we have been leaders in transforming the specialty
through education, research, and patient care. We are the academic
sponsor of seven family medicine residencies-five in the Twin
Cities, two in Greater Minnesota. We are involved in medical
student education activities across the Medical School's two
campuses: Twin Cities and Duluth. We sponsor five fellowship
programs-sports medicine, hospice and palliative medicine, clinical
informatics, behavioral medicine, and human sexuality- and offer
continuing medical education opportunities. We are regularly among
the top National Institutes of Health-funded family medicine
departments. Our faculty are actively researching health
disparities, healthcare delivery, and population health. More at
Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll
find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are
interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance,
allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your
life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive
benefits package that includes:
- Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
- Continuous learning opportunities through professional training
and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents
- Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
- Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
- University HSA contributions
- Disability and employer-paid life insurance
- Employee wellbeing program
- Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
- Financial counseling services
- Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling
at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for
more information regarding benefits.
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this
position, please click the Apply button and follow the
instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online
application for the position and attach a cover letter and
resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by
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The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity
and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its
employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is
committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying
identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides
equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and
employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national
origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance
status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check. Our presumption is that
prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal
convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from
Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are
required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy:
COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof
of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or
complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or
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About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of
Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research
universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and
professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and
research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant,
diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in
Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with
world-renowned health centers, international corporations,
government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service
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