UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/10/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
The Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research (CHEAR) in the Department of Pediatrics conducts various studies aiming to decrease obesity in children, adolescents, and adults. CHEAR is a busy center, and conducts multiple clinical trials and experimental studies at all times. CHEAR also provides clinical services to children referred from the Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology division.
Under direction of the Recruitment Director, the Recruitment Coordinator assists with recruitment efforts for the Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research (CHEAR). Responsibilities include assisting with implementing recruitment strategies for children, adolescents and adults for the CHEAR clinical trials, pilot studies and observational studies.
The Recruitment Coordinator will also serve as the liaison with outside physicians and other agencies that refer participants to CHEAR, as well as compiling statistics and preparing reports. The Recruitment Coordinator will phone screen participants and conduct interviews to determine eligibility for the studies.
Theoretical knowledge in psychology or public health as typically acquired at a collegiate level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven effective interpersonal skills and oral/written communications skills, including the ability to administer face-to-face and telephone interviews and keep accurate and detailed records.
Demonstrated experience in a research setting involving human subjects and knowledge of HRPP compliance issues.
Strong basic computer skills such as word processing and data entry, as well as extensive experience with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Demonstrated ability to answer, screen, and direct calls/visitors and take complete, accurate messages.
Excellent customer service skills with kindness and professionalism.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills to communicate clearly, effectively, tactfully, and patiently in-person, on phone and in writing to iverse population; including faculty, staff, vendors, drug reps, and patients.
Skills to independently organize and prioritize workload. Ability to manage and prioritize phone and email correspondence in a fast paced environment.
Proficiency to read, write, speak and translate English to Spanish.
Experience in recruiting research subjects for clinical research program and understanding of issues related to eating disorders and/or obesity.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check
Must be willing to travel to various study related locations as needed.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.