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COVID-19 Resources

As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase in our community, so does anxiety associated with the pandemic.  The mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address as the physical health effects. To aid individuals and communities during this time, the ReACH Center will be compiling a range of resources and information on our COVID-19 page

ReACH is Hiring!

The ReACH Center is hiring a Program Manager and Research Scientist to support our recently funded Resources Information Support and Education (RISE) Rural Telementoring Training Center. To learn more about this position please visit our Job Opportunities page!

Local Census Response Rate

Are you interested in seeing how many people in your community are responding to the 2020 Census?  As of August 11th the national self-response rate of the 2020 Census is 63.4%. The self-response rate for Texas is 58.5%, and the self-response rate in Bexar County is 62.5%. Stay up to date with self response rates from across the U.S. on the Census Bureau website.  

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7411 John Smith Road

Suite 1050

San Antonio, TX

78229

 

Tel: 210-562-5551

Fax: 210-562-5560

Open Staff Positions at the ReACH Center

 

Open Positions with ReACH

 

Program Manager

 

This position is a full-time grant-funded role in the Center for Research to Advance Community Health that will be primarily overseeing the Resources Information Support and Education (RISE) Rural Telementoring Training Center. This individual will be responsible for administrative oversight of the project including preparing and maintaining project plans, budgets, and staffing requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Identifies research and development areas that should be investigated.

  • Establishes and communicates operating procedures, practices, and guidelines.

  • Establishes, monitors, and controls schedules and project budgets.

  • Responsible for the oversite of subaward contracts.

  • Provides financial/business support for the rural telementoring training center.

  • Plans and manages business development and marketing activities.

  • Serves as an internal liaison with other departments.

  • Ensures effective preparation and delivery of all project events, meetings, and production of all necessary documentation.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree is required. 

  • Masters degree preferred in a related field.

Experience:

  • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience is required.

  • Knowledge of and experience with project/program management, including contract management, proposals/grants, and compliance (research, regulatory).

  • Demonstrated ability to work with IRB and other regulatory and agency/department management.

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Ability to coordinate the diverse components of a project by quality project planning, execution, and change control to achieve the required balance of time, cost, quality, and results.

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

To apply for this position, please visit the UT Health San Antonio Careers website.

 

Research Scientist

 

This position is a full-time grant-funded role in the Center for Research to Advance Community Health that will be responsible for applying implementation science methods to research and evaluation projects within the Resources Information Support and Education (RISE) Rural Telementoring Training Center. This individual will be responsible planning, designing, monitoring, coordinating, analyzing and producing scientific content and will have the opportunity to draft, manage and review study protocols, statistical analysis and study reports.  Working with a diverse interdisciplinary team, this role will have the opportunity to use their existing area of expertise, as well as expand within new areas of health research.

Job Duties: 

  • Develops, designs, and executes large and complex research projects, reviews progress, analyses data and evaluates results.

  • Formulates research methods and suggests options for improving quality; identifies potential problems and recommends and implements solutions.

  • Consults with users to refine or adapt methodologies to fit research requirements; collaborates in development of new techniques and instruments.

  • Organizes, maintains the laboratory, researches and recommends equipment and maintains documentation and storage of biomaterials.

  • Co-authors/authors scientific publications; presents at meetings and conferences; participates in acquiring research funding including writing grant proposals.

  • Manages and reviews medical writing of study protocols, statistical analysis and study reports

Education:

Master's degree in related field is required. Doctorate degree is preferred.

Experience:

Two (2) years of related experience is required. Experience with research methodologies and grant writing are required for this role. Candidates with a background in implementation science, mixed methods research, health services research, community engagement, and/or public health research are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please visit the UT Health San Antonio Careers website.