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Research & Education Support Specialist


Company Job Title:

Research and Education Support Specialist

Chenega Job Title:

Research Associate III


WRNMMC Bethesda, MD

Reports To:

Project Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular, Hourly

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:

  • The Research and Education SupportSpecialist will support the Vision Center ofExcellence (VCE) in the advancement of vision-related education, training, andreadiness and vision rehabilitation education across a wide range ofconstituents.

Duties andResponsibilities:

  • Thecore responsibilities of this position include assisting the VCE Subject MatterExperts (SMEs) and other staff.
  • Supportposition contribute to research/development by using quantitative andqualitative methods to assist with the collection, coding of data, analysis andinterpretation of results.
  • Thisrole may contribute to technical reports and documentation of outcomes andassists with the preparation of posters and manuscripts for publication.
  • Collaboratewith the SMEs (government and Contracting) in review of research to developeducational material on topics of interest to the VCE.
  • Establishesor assists in the establishment of research groups; plans meetings and providesthe groups with all requested information.
  • Participatesin staff meetings and initiatives including appropriate quality improvement andeducation activities or take meeting minutes and becomes knowledgeable ofissues discussed.
  • Collectand coordinate information required for staff or investigators which mayinclude some or all of the following: retrieval of information from librariesor literature searches, create and maintain a literature library.
  • Developand maintain a list of potential research topics of interest and importance tothe Vision Center of Excellence (VCE) and its stakeholders that would besuitable for scientific investigations.
  • Otherduties as assigned

MinimumQualifications: (Toperform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Science Discipline; Master’s Degree, preferred.
  • Minimum five (5)years professional experience in adult training environments, includingspecialized DOD training experience.

Knowledge, Skillsand Abilities:

  • Experience inusing learning management and learning content management systems
  • Excellent skillsin written and spoken communication
  • Excellent timemanagement skills and organizational abilities
  • Proficiency in theMicrosoft Office suite
  • Have the abilityto complete the following:
    • Conduct data pulls
    • Record & literature review
    • Collect, review and validate educationmaterials

Physical Demands:(The physical demands describedhere are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.)

  • Whileperforming the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sitand talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands tofinger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee isoccasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, orcrawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • Theemployee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment,with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

ChenegaCorporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal OpportunityEmployer/Veterans/Disabled

Nativepreference under PL 93-638.

Weparticipate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Bethesda, Maryland
United States
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