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Project Administrator II, Grade 17

May 31, 2013 - July 31, 2013
Location:New York, NY
Salary Range:$48,052.00 Plus $3,026.00 Location Pay
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Benefits:Full Benefits According to Percentage of Full Time
Employment Type:Full Time
Division/Department:PI- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Description:The Center for Suicide Risk Assessment seeks an experienced and motivated Project Administrator to coordinate several suicide risk assessment-related projects.

The Center is at the forefront of international efforts on suicide assessment, surveillance, risk communication and drug safety.

The Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) has been implemented top-down across numerous states, and national implementation efforts across many aspects of the military, and international agencies.

Commissioned by the FDA to develop improved methods of suicide assessment, the Center continues to work with the CDC, NIH, the US Department of Education, all divisions of the US military, as well as international military and healthcare bodies.

C-SSRS has been utilized in NIMH- and foundation supported research trials, emergency rooms, hospitals, clinical practice, surveillance efforts, and programs for college campuses.

The Center publishes on the risks, benefits, and public health implications encompassed by recent drug safety controversies, and frequently receives requests from the media to produce informed research interpretations for a lay or specialized audience.
Duties:The Project Administrator will be responsible for handling requests for the C-SSRS scale and training materials; assisting the Principal Investigator with preparation for presentations and meetings; reviewing and coding narratives; contributing to manuscripts and other scientific writing.

The Project Administrator will also assist in managing the Center's databases and website, and participate in administrative tasks as needed.
Qualifications:EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

At least four years related experience required; research experience in suicide assessment-related area a plus

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical and computer skills are essential

Must be able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work appropriately in a busy academic office environment, and have meticulous attention to details

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Power point, is required

The position often requires flexible hours

Occasional travel may be required



The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent benefits package, AA/EEO Employer.

Applications will only be accepted through website at: http://corporate.rfmh.org then click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement.


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