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Research Program Administration Officer III, College of Public Health (Part Time) (ETE)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req7816

Department: Public Hlth Prac & Trans Rsch

Location: UAHS - Phoenix

Address: 550 N. Van Buren, UA Phoenix Plaza Building 1 , Phoenix, AZ 85006 USA

Position Highlights

The Division of Public Health Policy and Translational Research/Applied Health Policy Institute (AHPI) is seeking a applicants for a leadership role as Assistant Director. AHPI identifies real-world policy applications of public health research and ideas, applies research to improve communities, and trains students. It is a small and growing organization, so the selected candidate will take on a wide variety of academic, practical, and operational work. The selected candidate will represent AHPI and make decisions when the delegated to by the Director. Topics of particular interest are the built environment, Medicaid, telehealth, and drug policy. Position will be for one year.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All University employees, including student workers and graduate assistants/associates, must verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have been granted a religious or disability/medical accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Using a variety of research methods, draft and edit academic
    papers, internal documents, and practical resources. Co-author and solo
    author publications.
  • Lead team members, such as interns,
    students, consultants, and employees, as applicable. Assist faculty with
    creating and administering curriculum and coursework, as needed. The
    successful applicant may eventually teach course(s).
  • Contribute to the operation and growth of AHPI, including
    communications, funding decisions, logistics, etc. Contribute to hiring
    decisions if AHPI hires new employees. Represent AHPI and make decisions
    when delegated to by the Director.
  • Identify funding opportunities and draft grant proposals. The Assistant Director may serve as a principal investigator.
    Speak at conferences, news interviews, events, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

* Extensive writing experience, background in public health, familiarity with GIS mapping software.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 24

Job FTE: .60

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Research Program Admin

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Expected End Date: 12/31/2022

Contact Information for Candidates

Kirin Goff |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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