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University of Kansas Medical Center Frontiers Community and Recruitment Navigator in Kansas City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11368029 Frontiers Community and Recruitment NavigatorDepartment:RSC SOM KC Frontiers: HICTR-----Frontiers: HICTRPosition Title:Frontiers Community and Recruitment NavigatorJob Family Group:Professional StaffJob Description Summary:Under the supervision of the Director of Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the incumbent will provide support to two Cores: Community and Collaboration and Network Capacity. This role will include supporting recruitment needs, coordinating activities, communicating with faculty and stakeholders, navigating core resources, maintaining documentation, collecting data and maintaining evaluation metrics to comply with requirements of the funder.Job Description:Required Qualifications: Master's degree in relevant field and project management experienceA minimum of one year of experience working in a community health or social service setting with underserved, vulnerable and/or minority residents/clients/patients Strong organizational skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Professional demeanor as required in an academic medical setting Attention to detail Skilled in word processing, presentation software, data management, and communication using social media Ability to work independently and collaboratively on a teamSuperior ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneouslyPreferred Qualifications: Experience working on multidisciplinary health and health care professional teams Experience in recruiting and collaborating with vulnerable, underserved and/or minority participants in research Experience working with community organizations, advocacy organizations and citizen leaders who mobilize to support healthcare systems improvement, delivery and/or research Knowledge of biomedical regulatory affairs, Institutional Review Board procedures Protection of Human Subjects, CITI training Experience with marketing; advertising using different media Experience working on multidisciplinary health and health care professional teams Experience in managing large, multi-year, multi-site projectsJob Duties Outlined: The Frontiers Navigator for Community Engagement and Participant Recruitment will: Identify needs and provide support for bi-directional feedback from communities and special populations for investigators and teams; Consult regularly with Core Leads to review activities, identify barriers and gaps, institute remediation, and provide ongoing quality improvement; Assist researchers to engage the appropriate community or patient resource(s)in an appropriate manner; Work with other Frontiers Navigators to seamlessly steer investigators between and among functions. For example, work with the Research Methods Navigator and leaders to develop plain language instructions and oversight (audit) that permit community members to execute approved community-based protocols as co-investigators without the burden of comprehensive CITI training; Develop, engage, and nurture a wide network of community organizations and leaders on a regular basis and link investigators to these partners matching needs of partners with study focus; Play an integral role in maintaining contact with the Frontiers Patient and Community Partners Group (PCPG), community partners and other stakeholders with follow-up on issues as they relate to sites where community engaged research is taking place; Work with the Frontiers Communication Specialist to maintain a registry of community partners and stakeholders and track new linkages made between researchers, partners, sta keholders. Act as the point of contact for Frontiers Navigators and investigators to access a special population and then link them with the appropriate Frontiers members and programs; Provide resources to address engagement concerns and how to disseminate findings for community/target populations benefit; Integrate with other Frontiers resources to hold community research forums Advise and connect investigators to different forms of marketing to assist with recruitment efforts including the use of print, TV, radio and social media and other channels of communication. Assist investigators with the development of targeted advertisements, media for study recruitment that are effective and culturally and racially/ethnically sensitive. Ensure that all Frontiers functions and processes are optimized to streamline trial initiation and trial execution. Link Frontiers investigators with the Trial Innovation Network (TIN). Coordinate interactions with the Frontiers Informatics and Regulatory Knowledge and Support Program (RKS) programs. This will involve using the assistance of a full-time, dedicated recruitment and IRB reliance specialist. The recruitment specialist will serve local investigators with leveraging our recruitment resources and will liaise with the RICs. The IRB reliance specialist will assist study teams with trial-specific plans to maximize efficient site initiation; Manage quality improvement data collection

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