Full-Time Study Coordinator

Job type:Full time
State:West Virginia
Business Sector:Life, Physical, & Social Science
Job ref:ZR_2432_JOB
Post Date:May 13, 2024

On behalf of our client, Headway Workforce Solutions is searching for Full-Time Study Coordinators. Study Coordinators are at the core of our client’s business. Our client is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented candidate to carry out health education and study coordination duties. 

The person hired will implement a health education program with male-identifying and non binary youth involved in the legal and child welfare systems, and will conduct duties related to the evaluation of this project, including: recruiting participants for enrollment in the study, facilitating a multi-session relationship and sexual health education program with participants, maintaining contact with all study participants while they are enrolled in the study, administering questionnaires, conducting data entry and quality assurance checks, and managing data collection materials and incentives.

The qualifications for Study Coordinator are as follows:

       B.A./B.S. preferred

       Strong interest and/or experience in conducting high-quality research

       Strong interest and/or experience utilizing motivational interviewing techniques

       Comfortable talking and working with adolescents who are involved in the legal or child welfare systems

       Experience or strong interest in providing programs to adolescents about healthy relationships and sexual health  

       Ability to maintain clear boundaries with young people

       Experience working with youth who have experienced significant trauma and/or involvement in the child welfare or legal system

       Non-judgmental stance

       Belief in the inherent dignity and right to autonomy for all people

       Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail

       Excellent communication and computer skills

       Commitment to PRG’s mission: to produce rigorous research and evaluation that benefits people by improving programs and innovations that aim to improve social, behavioral, health, economic, and employment potential

       Ability to work a flexible schedule; some evening and weekend hours may be required

Hours: This is a full-time grant-funded position, supported through 2027.

Travel: This position requires local and out-of-state travel. Reliable and consistent transportation is required. Travel and local mileage will be reimbursed.  

Starting wage: $19-20/hour with benefits


Location: Positions will be based in Charleston, Morgantown, and the Southern Region (including Fayette and Mercer counties) West Virginia (one position planned per region). The study coordinator will work from the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services Youth Reporting Center (YRC) offices where the study is being implemented within the region; regular travel between the sites will be required. The study coordinator will also be engaged in field work, meeting with study participants at multiple community-based offices/public locations in the region.  


Start date: The anticipated start date for this position is late May 2024 

Benefit Offerings for the Study Coordinators:

·        Two weeks (10 days) paid vacation per year, with increase to three weeks after one year of employment

·        Approximately 17 paid holidays per year (this includes an end of the year break where the office is closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day)

·        Medical, dental, and vision group plans offered; employer pays portion of premiums

·        Supplemental insurance plans and a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) offered

·        After two years of employment, the clients employees are eligible to contribute to a simple IRA retirement plan with employer match


Physical Requirements of a Study Coordinator:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Walk, stand, sit for periods of time, use your hands and fingers, grasping, reaching, lifting, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


Must be able to provide a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and three professional references during the recruitment process.


About Headway: Headway Workforce Solutions is a leading B2B (Business to Business) provider of workforce solutions with an array of contract-based integrated services and national staffing solutions. Passionate about our work and dedication to our clients, we are committed to exceeding expectations in the human capital service sector. To learn more, visit .

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all employment terms and conditions, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, tuition assistance, education, social recreation programs, and benefits. 

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