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Intake Coordinator/Research Assistant

St. John's University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 22, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Intake Coordinator/Research Assistant

St. John's, established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship, and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values needed for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

Job Opportunity

Intake Coordinator/Research Assistant for Child Trauma Clinical Research Program

Child HELP Partnership (CHP) at St. John's University is seeking a Bachelor's-level applicant for an Intake Coordinator/Research Assistant, beginning immediately.

CHP is designed to protect and heal children and caregivers from trauma and its emotional impact. Founded in 2001, CHP is nationally recognized as a leading source for evidence-based mental health treatment and prevention of childhood trauma. The CHP team delivers free therapy in our clinic and online for children and their parents. In addition, CHP offers educational training to parents, other adults caring for children, and mental health professionals. Parents and caregivers are empowered with strategies to prevent trauma. Clinicians across the country are empowered with scientifically-sound therapies that mitigate the impact of trauma. CHP recently received a $3 million grant to train communities in eight states on their evidence-based services and interventions. All programs embed evaluation systems so that they are continually improved.

The Intake Coordinator/Research Assistant is critical to the success of these initiatives - handling the following administrative, clinical, and research tasks:

  • Conduct outreach to community partners, including presentations on child maltreatment, bereavement, and how CHP's services can effectively address children's needs
  • Coordinate scheduling of assessments and childcare
  • Train and oversee students and volunteers on childcare, data management in Qualtrics and SPSS, psychological assessments, and other lab protocols
  • Maintain supplies for all clinical research projects
  • Assist with development and fundraising activities
  • Conduct phone screens with caregivers of traumatized and grieving children

  • Compile applications and amendments for the Institutional Review Board
  • Assist with data collection and management, including building online data collection via Qualtrics, writing SPSS syntax, and entering and cleaning data
  • Assist with data analysis for grant reports
  • Conduct thorough literature reviews on psychological measures to help supervisors determine appropriate protocol changes
  • Assist with conference presentations and manuscripts

The Intake Coordinator/Research Assistant works closely with CHP leadership and staff in a supportive environment.

This is a wonderful opportunity to:
  • Gain experience in a clinical research setting, essential for those interested in pursuing related graduate programs
  • Strengthen research skills
  • Hone and present independent projects at research meetings

This position requires at least a two-year commitment due to the time spent on training.

The Intake Coordinator's schedule is Monday-Friday, 11am-7pm.

Start date is immediately to allow for training by current Intake Coordinator.

Required skills/experience:
  • B.A./B.S. in psychology, social work, or related healthcare field
  • Experience in another research lab
  • Experience with children in a professional setting
  • Experience with SPSS
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter Dr. Elissa Brown (

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $42,000 - $48,000. St. John's University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's physical locations at any time.

St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events

Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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