Director of the College of Health & Human Sciences Survey Research Lab

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Primary Function

This position will serve as the Director of the College of Health and Human Sciences Survey Research Lab ( CHHS - SRL ) reporting to the Associate Dean for Research and Administration or designee. The Director will have administrative responsibility for the SRL unit within the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

This position will serve as the Director of the College of Health and Human Sciences Survey Research Lab ( CHHS - SRL ) reporting to the Associate Dean for Research and Administration or designee. The Director will have administrative responsibility for the SRL unit within the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

1. Bachelor’s degree in social science or related discipline.

2. Three years of full-time professional work experience, which includes one year of experience with survey research and experience with HIPAA compliance, in the management of research projects and research data safety and monitoring processes including human subjects policies and practices.

3. One year of full-time professional work experience in a supervisory role.

4. Demonstrated professional work experience managing budgets.

5. Demonstrated professional experience working with underrepresented populations.

Specialty Factors (Additional Required Qualifications)

Education and Experience Preferred

1. Master’s degree in social sciences or related discipline.

2. Demonstrated capability in the use of Computer-Assisted-Telephone-Interviewing software system.

3. Five years of experience in the management/design of survey research projects

4. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently in oral and written formats.

5. Additional knowledge and skills: proficient with common business computer applications such as Outlook, MS Word, Excel, Access, etc.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.

Have the ability to use common business computer applications such as Outlook, MS Word, Excel, Access, etc.; demonstrated capability in the use of Computer-Assisted-Telephone-Interviewing system; communicate well in oral and written formats; experience with budgeting, ability to work collaboratively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Working Hours
Hours to be determined based upon the needs of the department
Minimum Pay Rate (Hourly or Monthly)
$4166.67 per month
Hiring Rate Information

Actual hiring rate is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.

Posting Date
03/31/2021
Closing Date
04/14/2021
Priority Review Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position, however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience.
  • If you have education and/or training in excess of what is required, we encourage you to upload your unofficial transcripts.
  • After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this particular position.
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  • The Civil Service examination for this classification is a Credentials Assessment, and is based on your application materials as submitted for this posting. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the hiring department for interview.
  • Once this position has been filled, all names will be removed from the employment register in accordance with State Universities Civil Service System rule 250.60(h)(10) .
  • If eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application in order to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
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  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Link to Department Homepage
Health and Human Sciences Survey Research Laboratory
Physical Demands

EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
TitleIXCoordinator@niu.edu
815-753-5560

Is Background Check Required
Yes
Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form . For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education ( AAEOE ) at ada@niu.edu .

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Quick Link
https://employment.niu.edu/postings/55954
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In which discipline do you hold your Bachelor's degree? (Please upload your unofficial transcript.)
    • Social Science
    • Related Field (if you chose this option, please answer next question)
  2. If your Bachelor's degree is in a related field, please state what discipline that related field is. (Please upload an unofficial copy of your transcript.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of full-time professional work experience in the management of research projects and research data safety and monitoring processes including human subjects policies and practices do you possess?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How many years of full-time professional work experience with survey research and experience with HIPAA compliance do you possess?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • More than 2 years
  6. * Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * How many years of full-time professional work experience in a supervisory role do you possess?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • More than 2 years
  8. * Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Do you possess professional work experience in managing budgets?
    • Yes (If yes, please provide where you have obtained this experience.)
    • No
  10. * Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Do you possess professional experience working with underrepresented populations?
    • Yes (If yes, please provide where you have obtained this experience.)
    • No
  12. * Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Do you posses a Master's or Doctoral degree in Social Sciences or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * How many additional years of full-time professional work experience in the management of research projects and research data safety and monitoring processes including human subjects policies and practices do you possess?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 3-4 years
    • More than 4 years
  15. * Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  16. Have you attached a copy of your DD214, DD215, NGB22, or DD256 for consideration of Veteran's Preference Points? The copy submitted should reflect the status of discharge in order to be considered.
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  2. Transcripts #2 (unofficial with official required at hire)
  3. Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)


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