Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Analyst for the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP).
In collaboration with multiple school districts, Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) is currently implementing multiple Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA). The projects aim to build school districts' capacity to implement a comprehensive multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) for student mental health in collaboration with school personnel, community-based providers of behavior health care services, community organizations, families and youth. The projects will promote the healthy social and emotional development of PreK-12 grade students.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Will have leadership roles as program evaluators that will coordinate the design and implementation of a comprehensive evaluation aligned with project goals and objectives. They will become familiar with the background, mechanics, and outcomes of multiple measures used in the design of the project and use their familiarity to facilitate project design and implementation.
Coordinates across the school district and Rutgers teams.
Participates in the design and implementation of technology tools to streamline data collection and analysis with district data sources.
Ensures all procedures related to data entry and data quality control are followed. They will be responsible for designing and generating extant project databases from the AWARE projects to be used for overall project performance evaluation.
Leads all evaluation, monitoring, and quality improvement activities for the grant. They will be responsible for quarterly and annual reporting to SAMSHA.
Responsible for general administrative duties, conducting literature searches, and collecting scientifically and empirically supported relevant data to assist in evaluation reports, manuscript, and conference presentation preparation.
Opportunities for grant writing are included.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Two years of experience.
Advanced Mastery of Microsoft Excel, or data manipulation software equivalent (Access, R, Tableau).
Advanced Proficiency in data entry and manipulation.
Basic Mastery of Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Knowledge of statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, AMOS, MPlus, R and structural equation modeling.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Candidate will work onsite at the GSAPP, the district site, and/or remotely depending on tasks and needs.
The position will interface with the PIs, Project Implementation Coordinator, and Co-PIs.
The Evaluation Research Analyst will be hired on a full time 12-month contract.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.