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Research Program Coordinator

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Hours of Work
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

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Official TSU Title
Research Program Coordinator

Grant Title
Research Program Coordinator

Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

The research program coordinator will lead programs and research implemented through the community engagement core. This position is supported by a 1-year grant funded by the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences.

The research program coordinator will have documented experience in community engagement and community based participatory research methods.

This is a Grant Funded position.

Essential Duties Summary
  • Establish and maintain communications and relationships with MIEHR community advisory board and local organizations.
  • Participate in community outreach and education activities.
  • Lead activities and dissemination strategies to facilitate community’s understanding of MIEHR results.
  • Create activity reports for funders and other stakeholders.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Hiring Range
Commensurate with experience.


Graduate degree in related fields including public health, urban/policy planning, health promotion/education, social work.

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Social determinants of health and health disparities related to maternal and environmental health
  • Basic office procedures, including meeting agenda development
  • Networks of organizations and individuals involved in maternal/or environmental health
Skill in:
  • Project coordination
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Time-management
  • Problem-solving and decision-making
Ability to:
  • Work in a team
  • Work independently to meet expected deadlines and objectives
Work Experience

Two (2) or more years’ experience in community engagement/or community based participatory research.

Working/Environmental Conditions
  • Routine office environment.
  • Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
  • Ability to travel locally, using personal transportation, up to at least once/week.
Desired start date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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Close Date

Open Until Filled (overrides close field)

Special Instructions to Applicants
Open to all applicants.
Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a graduate degree in related fields including public health, urban/policy planning, health promotion/education, social work?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do yo have two (2) or more years’ experience in community engagement/or community based participatory research?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3


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