Data Coordinator for Wake Forest Reproductive Health Study

The NC Farmworkers’ Project is seeking qualified candidates to coordinate and assist in data collection for a farmworker reproductive health study. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of pesticides on reproductive health in farmworkers and non-farmworkers. Data collection will consist of questionnaires (administered twice during the agriculture season), urine sample collection (two samples, on in June and one in September) collected from farmworkers at camps, and semen collection (collected at a clinic in Winston-Salem, NC). This position will run from mid-May to October, 2017 (approximately 6 months of work).  The data collector will be responsible for recruiting participants, assisting with data collection, and overseeing compliance with data collection procedures in all aspects of the project. Position will require talking with farmworkers about the study and explaining data collection procedures to them, which will involve discussion of sensitive subjects. Data coordinator should be comfortable discussing reproductive health with men. This is a full-time, seasonal position and will be paid as an employee of the Farmworkers’ Project.

 

Responsibilities

·      Complete CITI protection of Human Subjects training

·      Complete data collection training with Wake Forest University

·      Recruit and enroll participants in the study

·      Obtain appropriate permission from participants and ensure proper documentation

·      Complete structured interviews with participants

·      Coordinate and carry out clinic visits for participants at Winston-Salem clinic (will be Sunday visits, 5 in May-June and 5 in September-October)

·      Complete and coordinate other data collection activities with participants  

·      Communicate progress weekly with project manager

·      Stay in contact with participants over the duration of the study

·      Complete other activities and tasks as necessary

 

Requirements

·      High School diploma or GED

·      Fluency in English and Spanish

·      Must provide own transportation for data collection activities

·      Must be able to work in the evenings and/or weekends, including all-day Sunday on 5 Sundays in May-June and 5 Sundays in September-October

·      Must be a team player and communicate effectively with participants and research staff

 

Preferred Characteristics

·      Experience with data collection

·      Experience working with farmworkers

·      Familiarity with area camps

·      A background or familiarity with research in Sciences or Social Sciences

 

Compensation

Data coordinator will work full-time from mid-May to early October. Pay will be $14,750 - $17,500 for 6 months of work, dependent on experience and qualifications.

 

If you or someone you know are qualified and interested in this position, please send your resume and a cover letter detailing why you make a good candidate to Anna Jensen at annabjensen@gmail.com.