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Research Assistantship


• Graduate level student in Social Work or related discipline
• Ability to design and disseminate surveys
• Ability to collect, input, and analyze data (excel or SPSS)
• Ability to conduct thorough literature reviews
• Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams, Zoom & Qualtrics
• Strong organization, time management, and writing skills

Position Description

This Graduate Assistantship is funded through the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce Education Training (BHWET) Grant. All work will be directly related to the grant project activities and evaluation. The research assistant will be expected to contribute to the project by executing the following responsibilities:
•Attend in-person and Zoom meetings related to the grant project and activities
•Develop & disseminate marketing materials to notify students about BHWET funded practicum placements
•Assist the Department of Social Work Field Office in maintaining records related to BHWET practicum placements and BHWET students
•Assist Project Investigators in planning, executing, and evaluating training simulations for student trainees, field supervisors, and nurse preceptors using Mursion and Kognito software
•Connect student trainees to behavioral health workforce recruiters
•Collect data from BHWET project graduates
•Assist Project Investigators in planning, executing, and evaluating an annual CEU conference and student symposium 

Position Contact Information


Campus Box 1450

Phone:  618-650-5976

Required Documents

Cover Letter
List of three professional references with email and phone contact info



Since each individual hiring unit manages their own hiring process, please contact the hiring unit if you have questions about this posting. 
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