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Job Req ID:  97276

Research Interventionist

The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is seeking a Research Interventionist. who will be based on the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana. The main focus of this position will be delivery of the 12-component intergenerational curriculum with Native American (NA) children (age 3-5 years old) and their parents. This program is based on the “Little Holy One” research project which was designed by Dr. Teresa Brockie, and her co-researchers for the families of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux tribal communities located in Montana.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify and recruit eligible participants for the research studies, ensuring the target number of participants are enrolled.
  • Explain study objectives, risks, and benefits with potential participants to recruit participants.
  • Administer informed consent.
  • Implement intervention and control curriculum delivery on topics of parenting skills, mental health, and culture.
  • Build rapport with participants, children and caregivers, in the study with a focus on retention of research participants.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentially and trust with participants and research team, must be willing to sign confidentiality agreement.
  • Manage and track participant referrals to appropriate community resources.
  • Attend community meetings to represent the project and maintain contacts with community partners.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures related to curriculum development.
  • Document and maintain accurate participant information and visit summaries per research protocol.
  • Informs timeline and protocol development.
  • Able to describe the Little Holy One research study and be a positive representative of the study to participants, community members, and stakeholders.
  • Provides updates on current progress of the study as requested.
  • Understand randomized control trial with embedded single-case experimental design and the implications of the study design for curriculum implementation.
  • Collect data, review documents for accuracy and process participant data as needed.
  • Work closely with the Program Coordinator and Data Analyst to ensure curriculum and evaluations are delivered with fidelity and quality.

*This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking with large and small groups.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Team player.
  • Organized, efficient and detail-oriented.
  • Independent learner and worker.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Self-motivated and driven.
  • Superb professional judgment and discretion.
  • Able to learn and utilize new software programs as needed.
  • Knowledge of the community geography, ability to locate participant homes and navigate rural roads effectively and safely.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications

  • Ability to operate a telephone, printer, fax, copier, and computer with software use experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, & Power Point.
  • Ability to drive a project vehicle as needed and to follow guidelines on vehicle use.
  • Current driver’s license issued by the state of residence and good driving record required.
  • This position will maintain background clearance as required by the employer and any collaborating agencies.
  • Ability to travel as needed, including overnight trips for extended days, if needed.
  • Ability to meet participants during evening and weekend hours, if needed.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
  • Two years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in related discipline preferred.
  • Five (5) years of experience in research, early childhood education, and/or culture.
  • Two (2) years of related experience working with Native American populations preferably in research or clinical setting.
  • Familiarity with communities on the Fort Peck Reservation.




Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II 
Working Title: ​​​​​​​Research Interventionist   
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​Hybrid/School of Nursing 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Research Administration  
Personnel area: School of Nursing 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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