The University of Kentucky
12.00 to 15.00 per hour
Lexington, KY, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Mar 04, 2021
81500:Dietetics and Human Nutrition
$12.00 to 15.00 per hour
Type of Position
Position Time Status
Bachelors degree or Currently seeking undergraduate degree
Required Related Experience
Strong candidates will have research experience, preferably in areas of nutrition or physical activity, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills
This position will make contact with participants via telephone and/or internet and will require access to internet, sitting for periods of time, entering data and holding phone interviews with participants.
Variable days per week (Monday thru Friday) between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Occasional weekends and evenings to meet needs of project.
Primary responsibilities of this position will be recruiting and data collecting for a grant-funded research project.
Specific responsibilities will include:
• Training and passing certification on all recruitment and data collection protocols
• Assisting in recruitment and re-engagement of child care center into the research study
• Organizing and packing of all assessment supplies
• Updating the research team daily with participant feedback, response rates, and any problems/issues in the field
• Ensuring high-quality data collection including accuracy and consistency
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Time management, organization, problem solving, communication, judgement, attention to detail, customer service
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Experience in data collection and working with children age 3-4 years and adults is highly desired. Preferred education is a B.S. in nutrition, exercise physiology, public health, psychology, health education, behavioral science, or a related social science.
Deadline to Apply
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The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
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