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Research Program Administration Officer II

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

Posting Number: req10612

Department: Health Promotion Sciences

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: Drachman Hall, 1295 N. Martin, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

This position will oversee, conduct, and coordinate the Arizona Prevention Research Center (AzPRC) Core Research Project (Unidos) funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For this community-based participatory research project, the individual coordinates the internal UArizona research team while also facilitating communication and collaboration across three community health centers and three county health departments that are partnering on these projects. They are also responsible for overseeing the quantitative and qualitative data collection with our community partners. The position facilitates communication with faculty across the University related to research objectives. and participates in research design, implementation, and data analysis. Finally, they will author and present papers and manuscripts for publication. This position may supervise one student worker. Written and spoken fluency in Spanish is required for this 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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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop, design, and conduct complex research projects in line with the AzPRC Research Agenda. Formulate research methods and develop research criteria. Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative research data. Oversee day-to-day operations of projects. Assist with drafting research reports and assist with drafting of renewal grant proposal.
  • Work with a variety of stakeholder inside the university and among community partners to influence others within and outside of the University regarding policies, standards and processes. Communicate with community partner management, leadership, and key stakeholders.
  • Author and present results at meetings and conferences.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance of the research project by coordinating with CDC, IRB, and UArizona HIPAA compliance officials as required by research program.
  • Participate in activities related to the AzPRC Core Areas of evaluation, translation, planning, training. Contribute to collaborative efforts to promote internal and external discourse about race, justice, structural violence, and its impact on the health of our communities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Written and spoken fluency in Spanish.

Preferred Qualifications

*Master's degree in public health or related field.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $62,000

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



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

Contact Information for Candidates

Maia Ingram, Program Director |

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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