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The Community Health Educator (Spanish bilingual) will work under the supervision of the program assistant and the principal investigator to assist with the recruitment and the data collection activities. The project will focus on promoting colorectal cancer screening among limited English speaking Hispanics.
NOTE: This position is a 6 month temporary, part-time position. Anticipated hours for this role are 10 hrs/week.
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The Community Health Educator will provide assistance with the recruitment and enrollment of individuals to participate in the focus group discussions. Additionally, they will be responsible for communicating with research participants to schedule the focus groups, moderate the focus group discussions, and transcribe and translate the focus group discussions. The incumbent will work with some independence and is expected to use judgement in performing duties within the framework of department/study policies and procedures.
- BS/BA in Psychology, Social Work, Communication, Public Health, or related field.
- Minimum of two years of experience working with underserved communities.
- Spanish fluency is required
- Experience in qualitative research methods and moderating focus group discussions, transcribing and translating focus group discussions.
- Must be flexible to work occasionally late afternoons and/or weekends, available to travel regionally, and have reliable transportation.
Necessary skills include:
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Strict attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
- Proficiency with general computer skills (e.g., MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access is a plus).