Family Resiliency Center | Illinois


Position Title: Academic Hourly

2/20/2013  8:00 am

General Function:  This position will be the primary recruiter and data collector for a longitudinal study focusing on overall health and nutritional practices by new mothers and infants throughout central Illinois. Position will also analyze data and collection protocol.

Organizational Relationship:





Dean, College of ACES


Head, Human & Community Development


Director, Family Resiliency Center


Assistant Director, Family Resiliency Center


STRONG Kids Project Coordinator


Academic Hourly  

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Independently recruit pregnant women for participation the longitudinal study through regional health providers, and conduct critical follow up contact with participants prior to delivery.
  • Conduct independent home visits with participants to secure anthropometric data, salvia and stool collection from infant at two weeks after birth and within the first year.
  • Analyze date and create reports.
  • Collaborate weekly with full research team regarding data analysis and field operations
  • reporting.
  • Educate and train participants on collection processes and survey components.
  • Assure participant confidentiality according to Institutional Review Board Guidelines and research protocols.


Minimum Education and Work Experience: Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in social work, education, human development and family studies or a related field. Applicants should have experience in a health or social service-based setting and familiarity working with a diverse participant population. Knowledge of the research process including participant confidentiality, recruitment, collection and analysis is preferred.