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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Research Coordinator in Einstein/Resnick - Bronx, New York

Employer Name: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Support community outreach and engagement initiatives at clinical and community-based organization (CBO) partner sites working with DISRUPT and related community projects. Represent the study at internal and external academic meetings and community events. Train, supervise and support data collection and other onsite program activities by regular and temporary staff, undergraduate, graduate, and medical student research interns. Organize and support community members and university students to collect street intercept surveys. Manage funds for reimbursement of honoraria for research participants and stipends for students involved in the community surveys. Oversee the implementation of periodic Community Health Surveys, including annual DISRUPT research attitudes surveys and periodic cancer center catchment area surveys. This includes updating the measures, REDCap dataset and IRB protocol; managing on-line surveys; organizing community interviews including supervision of temporary interview staff and students as needed; manage honoraria for students and interview staff. Support formative and qualitative research activities, including focus groups, key informant interviews, and Photo Voice assessments. Assist with negotiating and nurturing strategic community-based partnerships with organizational leadership and researchers. Ensure that incoming data from multiple sources are managed, summarized and reported in a timely and clear manner. Act as a liaison to project partners to discuss new procedures that could be implemented. Schedules and assists in the facilitation of DISRUPT Community Studios across all institutions. Supports the development and implementation of DISRUPT and related programing with community partners. Supports community advocates at Einstein, Mt. Sinai, Columbia, CCNY, NYU and Foodbank of NYC for DISRUPT and related studies. Help identify opportunities to engage DISRUPT Aim 2 clinicians and Aim 3 trainees and mentors in community events and programs. Work in multiple community sites to support community organizing and education as determined by collaborations with study partners. Serve as a resource and contact for community members serving as advisors or stakeholders on AECC studies. Assist in the preparation of new grant applications and project protocols including support for pilot research, conducting literature reviews, and facilitating communication with collaborators and physicians. Work with DISRUPT administrators to maintain the research project website and social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and/or other channels.

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