The University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health is seeking an individual for multiple research projects. All projects focus on the evaluation of alcohol control policies and related enforcement efforts. Duties will include collecting and coding online data (e.g., policies, city council minutes), conducting telephone surveys, coding and cleaning data, and development of dissemination materials. This is a full-time (40/hours) a week position
Collect and organize data on the POLD initiative in Minnesota (20%).
Collect and organize policy data from databases of government documents (30%)
Conduct telephone survey of community leaders (10%)
Assist with cleaning and coding quantitative and qualitative data (10%)
Help develop dissemination materials (10%)
Attend weekly project meetings and communicate as needed with research coordinators and project investigators (10%)
Assist with administrative tasks and project reporting as needed (5%)
Other duties as assigned (5%)
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials. Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or a combination of related education and related work experience to equal 4 years.
Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Experience collecting data for research purposes.
Demonstrated conscientiousness and attention to detail.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with online data collection.
Experience using online databases that house government documents and policies for local jurisdictions (e.g., Municode, American Legal Publishing).
Experience with telephone interviewing or survey administration.
Strong work ethic with ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Personable with an ability to work well with others.
Interest in pursuing a career in public health and/or research.
Internal Number: 337598
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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