Georgia Health Policy Center Georgia State University Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Associate II-15000460 Description 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 channels -Builds relationships with external stakeholders including legislators, community leaders, and academicians -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. Apply for the position here: http://employment.gsu.edu/jobs/search-for-job-opportunities/ 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.
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