Located in Boston?s historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women?s undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all. You?re joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You?ll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.Job SummarySimmons University is looking for a Research Assistant ("RA") for the School of Social Work. The Research Assistant will provide support for three federally funded training grants at the Simmons University School of Social Work. These projects are collectively known as SIMPACT: The Simmons Integrated Mental Health and Primary Care Training program. Although each training grant has a unique focus, the overarching aims of the grants are to increase the behavioral health workforce capacity in integrated, interdisciplinary health care teams and, ultimately, to increase access to care for underserved populations. The Research Assistant will report to the Principal Investigator and Project Manager. The Research Assistant will work closely with other members of the SIMPACT team. This position is campus-based.ResponsibilitiesThe Research Assistant will work closely with the Project Manager, Associate Project Director, and Project Evaluator to assist with data collection, data management, and data analysis. The RA will also conduct literature reviews, assist with making slides for presentations, and will help with manuscript preparation. The RA might assist with grant writing as opportunities arise. This is a part-time position.QualificationsMaster?s Degree in Social Work, Public Health or other related field is preferred but not required; knowledge of data collection and analysis methods. The RA needs to have strong organizational skills, strong spoken and written communications skills, high personal motivation, self-management ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress without direct supervision, strong writing and library search skills, be team oriented and highly detail oriented.Required Application Materials:ResumeCover letterNames and contact information for three referencesPosition DetailsThis is a part-time position.Salary GradeH04Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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