Ctr for Health Equity Research
NAU aims to be the nation's preeminent engine of opportunity,
vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by
delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and
- This position is subject to the availability of funding. The
incumbent is not eligible for Service Professional non-renewal
notice, or Classified Staff layoff or recall status.
This position will support three major initiatives in the Center
for Health Equity Research. The position requires a trained health
researcher who understands issues specific to incarceration and
health, program evaluation, and program coordination. This person
will plan and coordinate research, evaluation, and technical
assistance activities related to Incarceration health initiatives
at the Center for Health Equity Research, including the Gender
Differences in Physical Activity Opportunities in Jail Project.
This person will assist and conduct advanced research activities
including review of literature, data collection, analysis, and
interpretation. The position will also support program evaluation
and coordination functions for the C-CART (Culturally Centered
Addiction Research Training) program, and provide program
coordination support for the Research Capacity Core of the
Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC). Acts as
primary point of contact for organizational and logistical
activities required to support research and technical assistance
for all projects supported.
Data Collection & Analysis - 35%
- Plan and support data collection and analysis activities
including (but not limited to) observation, surveys, interviews, or
- Data collection may be remote or require travel to partner
- Plan, implement, and maintain data collection, monitoring, and
- Responsible for data collection, analysis, and interpretation
using advanced analysis methods.
- Manage REDCap activities for researchers across campus.
Program Coordination & Administrative Financial Support -
- Plan and coordinate day-to-day activities for three CHER
- Act as administrative point of contact for grant partners,
funding agencies, engaged faculty, and students.
- Assist with providing administrative and fiscal support to
- Assist with establishing budgets and financial reporting
- Provide technical assistance to grant partners and NAU
researchers engaged in health equity research.
- Provide some support for event coordination, in collaboration
with the CHER Events Coordinator.
- Maintain project web sites using WordPress in collaboration
with the CHER Marketing and Communications Support
- Support the annual reporting needs of all programs supported
- Supervise tuition payments each semester for the C-CART program
and provide support as needed for trainees.
- May coordinate the work of support staff and student workers,
Program Evaluation - 20%
- With faculty oversight, collect data from focus groups,
interviews, and Qualtrics surveys to provide baseline and on-going
evaluation of the C-CART program.
Development, Writing and Dissemination of Project Products -
- Support report and manuscript preparation at the direction of
project leads. May include literature review, reference
development, writing, and contribution to sections of manuscripts
- Leads the development, writing, and dissemination of project
Other - 5%
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in Public Health or related discipline,
- 2-4 years of relevant experience.
- A combination of related education, experience and training may
be used as an equivalent to the above Minimum Qualifications.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Intermediate understanding of health equity and public
- Developing knowledge and relationships with public health and
health systems serving incarcerated populations.
- Developing knowledge of study design, quantitative research
methods, protocols, data collection and analysis.
- Developing knowledge of REDCap and Qualtrics.
- Intermediate knowledge of Zoom or similar conferencing
- Intermediate knowledge of WordPress programs and ability to
work in CMS WordPress environment.
- Basic understanding of purchasing and financial processes in an
- Knowledge of proper safety and compliance practices related to
the responsible conduct of research.
- Intermediate technical understanding and proficiency related to
conducting public health research and evaluation, especially in
collaboration with communities and service agencies.
- Experience working in research in an academic setting.
- Understands issues specific to incarceration and health
research permissions and protocols.
- Balances competing priorities and makes decisions regarding
- May conduct independent analysis or review.
- Ability to engage cultural humility in communication.
- Effectively organizes data and information and supports
- Communicates effectively to both technical and non-technical
audiences, including external parties.
- Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the
following: a criminal background investigation, an employment
history verification and a degree verification (in some cases)
prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a
fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the
state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal
E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new
employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year
Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report
. The report is a result
of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery
reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed
calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU
uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report
crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the
Fire Safety Report
is combined with the Annual
Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this
campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire
safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing
and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you
would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the
NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the
department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.
Salary range begins at $47,634. Annual salary commensurate with
candidate's qualifications and related experience.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair
Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or
compensatory time for additional time worked.
This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent
benefit package including generous health, dental and vision
insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System;
paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for
employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at
NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website
. Classified Staff
employees are in a probationary status for their first six months
at NAU. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Employees offered a
position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's
BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits
on the first day of the
pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date.
Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in
benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in
the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability
coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period
following 6 months after the new employee's start date.
Learning and Development
Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity
for professional development. New
employee on-boarding training
includes courses to be completed
within the first 30 days.
NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship
for this position.
December 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on
this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the
"Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you
need assistance completing your application there are instructions
available on the Human Resources website
or in person in the
Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus
- on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable
accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact
the Disability Resources Office at 928-523-8773, DR@nau.edu
, or PO Box 5633, Flagstaff AZ
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
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