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Children's Hospital Boston Research Data Coordinator - Brazelton Touchpoints Center in Boston, Massachusetts

56847BRTitle:Research Data Coordinator - Brazelton Touchpoints CenterDepartment:Medicine-Developmental MedicineAutoReqId:56847BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:

At BCH, the quality of our care–and our inclusive hospital working environment–lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives

The Brazelton Touchpoints Center (BTC) is committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, inclusiveness, and belonging. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color, and expand upon work related to racial equity and social justice. BTC is committed to creating learning and growth opportunities through collaborative, strengths-based, culturally-affirming approaches within its own organization and in its partnerships with others.

BTC seeks a candidate for a Data Coordinator/Research Assistant. The position will contribute to all aspects of applied research & evaluation processes. If selected, you’ll be part of our mission to support families and children, and participate in several projects for clients from disciplines including policy development and practice, social services, early care and education, Tribal and Indigenous communities, home visiting, mental health, and/or pediatric healthcare. BTC’s multidisciplinary staff will provide mentorship to help you develop skills in qualitative & quantitative methods, data collection, analytic reasoning, verbal & written communication, data visualization, and project management.


  • Support clients in implementing research &evaluation activities

  • Support development of research protocols &data collection tools

  • Assist in developing data sets for analyses

  • Collect, code &manage qualitative data

  • Conduct quantitative & ualitative analyses

  • Support interpretation &reporting of research findings

  • Troubleshoot &communicate solutions to project stakeholders

  • Support dissemination of research findings

  • Conduct literature reviews

  • Provide administrative support including coordination of presentations, meetings &conferences

  • Participate in meetings to support project activities

  • Keep abreast of trends in the field by attending training to enhance quantitative/qualitative analysis skills &professional development activities


  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Public Health, or a closely related field

  • Ability to work well in fast-paced environments & balance the demands of working on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration, verbal & written skills

  • Attention to detail & the ability to multitask

  • Computer skills, especially with the Microsoft Office Suite &EXCEL

  • Solution-focused problem solving& creative thinking skills

  • Discretion with sensitive material &communications

  • Good work ethic & motivation to a be self-starter

  • Interest in supporting families& their young children facing adversity

  • Statistical ability& beginning knowledge of statistical software such as SPSS& STATA, a plus

BIPOC and diverse candidates strongly encouraged to apply

For more information visit https://www.brazeltontouchpoints.org/about/employment/

During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs

BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits

BCH is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular