New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 12-Sep-2017 to 20-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • PI- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $44,450-$50,000 plus $3,026 location pay
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits package based on percentage of full-time effort


The Columbia Lighthouse Project seeks a qualified Research Project Manager to work closely with the Director and Deputy Directors of the Project to coordinate public health and research initiatives on suicide risk assessment and suicide prevention.
The Columbia Lighthouse Project is dedicated to improving suicide risk assessment and suicide prevention across all public health settings. The suicide assessment method developed in collaboration with other academic medical centers, the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale, is used extensively in healthcare and education systems, state-wide suicide prevention programs, military, as well as academic and industry research in the US and abroad.
DUTIES
The incumbent will be assisting with:
preparation of written, graphical and multi-media materials regarding project activities for internal and external communications/publication;
writing scientific reports, manuscript reviews and articles for lay audience;
developing and maintaining the program's social media presence
administrative support of the Project's activities;
maintenance of several databases (administrative and research);
monitoring and responding to requests from various sectors (academia, public, government);


QUALIFICATIONS: Master's in health sciences or B.A. in related field and 5 plus years of professional experience in an academic or public health setting. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, excellent writing and proactive work ethic are imperative. Documented facility with various types of writing and presentation of information (academic, research manuscripts, guides and manuals, media reports, graphic design). Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective team member. Outstanding technical/computer skills and knowledge of project management and similar software programs and website applications, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Endnote), WordPress, WebEx, MailChimp. Working knowledge of statistics and research methodology. Experience with development and maintenance of databases, knowledge of a foreign language and international study or work experience are a plus.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

Depending on the physical work location and/or job duties, the successful candidate may be required to be screened through the NY State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs and/or screening through the New York State Central Child Abuse Register prior to assuming any duties that will involve contact with patients and/or children.

To Apply:   Submit a resume and cover letter by October 20, 2017 on our website at https://rfmh.applicantpro.com/jobs/ . Only applications submitted through our website will be considered.

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