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Research Technician (Extended Temporary) (Multiple Positions) (Phoenix, AZ)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Research Technician (Extended Temporary) (Multiple Positions) (Phoenix, AZ)
Department Pediatrics (0709)
Location Greater Phoenix Area
Position Summary

This Research Technician position will assist with the activities and functions of the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (ADDSP). This position is located in Phoenix, AZ and involves travel to and from school district offices and clinics in the greater Phoenix area. Mileage reimbursement is available.

This is an extended temporary position with funding through December 2018.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position. For further details on this type of position at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2016 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by World@Work! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Learn and follow current protocols for data collection for the ADDSP.
  • Work with confidential information that requires awareness of privacy issues and sound judgment.
  • Review medical and educational records for specific information.
  • Redact information from educational and medical records of children who may have autism spectrum disorders or other developmental disabilities.
  • Enter abstracted data into a secure web-based database from a laptop computer.
  • Travel to data sources throughout the greater Phoenix area.
  • Assist in the maintenance of detailed records on the data collected.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and with the staff at school district offices and medical clinics.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of modern research methods, data collection and analyses.
  • Skill in analyzing and evaluating data.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, database, and e-mail using Windows and Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Knowledge of human development & developmental disabilities (especially autism).
  • Familiarity with public health research methods.
  • Ability to work and manage time with minimal supervision in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to compile summary data and assist in preparation of reports.
  • Effective communication skills.
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $11.00 - $13.48 Per Hour, DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24029
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary) 12/31/2018
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Kristen Mancilla

Open Date 09/20/2017
Review Start Date 09/25/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents