Georgia Health Policy Center Georgia State University Sponsor

Georgia Health Policy Center
Georgia State University
Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Associate II-15000460
The Research Associate II (RA II) CHSD is a contributing member of the Community Health Systems
(CHSD) team within the Georgia Health Policy Center. CHSD provides a broad range of assistance to
communities as they implement health improvement initiatives. Technical assistance is centered around
helping communities develop a strategic approach to program implementation and build capacity
utilizing technical and adaptive approaches, and focus on long-term sustainability.
Essential to the success of this position is the ability to build positive relationships with representatives
of grantee organizations and their collaborating partners. This position requires national travel at
certain times of the year.
Additional Essential Functions:
-Provides technical assistance to a cohort of rural communities and receive grants from the Federal
Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
-In concert with other Community Health Systems Development (CHSD) team members, develops tools
and materials to support FORHP grantees, such as training modules, e-learning modules, presentations,
and quick courses
-Attends meetings and conferences, such as National Rural Health Association, National Consortium of
Health Networks, meetings with FORP, etc.
-Assists with grant writing
-Contributes to the research team
-Contributes to the development of creative solutions to complex health policy issues, particularly with
respect to the successful creation, implementation, financing, and sustainability of school based mental
health programs
-Conducts literature reviews, analyzes results, and contributes to the analytic plan
-Drafts reports, abstracts, briefing papers, presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and other
research-related communications
-Reports on GHPC projects to build key stakeholder awareness through accepted communication
-Builds relationships with external stakeholders including legislators, community leaders, and
-Attends meetings and represents the GHPC at conferences and national meetings
-Serves as a mentor to Research Associates
Qualifications: Master's degree and two years of related experience or a combination of education and
experience in a related field.
Primary Location: Atlanta
Department: Georgia Health Policy Center
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 05/22/15
Unposting Date: 06/15/15
Pay Grade: NPP
Salary: $48,000 - $65,000
Preferred Hiring Qualifications:
-Experience working with school based mental health programs strongly desired
-Experience providing TA to programs or grantee organizations highly desired
-Travel throughout Georgia and occasional travel within the United States
Special Instructions: Please submit a cover letter and resume along with application.
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Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants
due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or
local protected class.