Research Adminstration Associate - 64912-1A

Updated: Feb 12, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Health, Society & Behavior FAC

Job Opening ID: 64912
Reports To: PI
Working Title: Research Adminstration Associate
Department: Health, Society & Behavior FAC
Bargaining Unit: RX
FLSA: Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 009611
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career


Position Summary:
Using health equity as the foundational value, UCI Public Health is positioned to create a national model for health and well-being for all our communities, shifting the paradigm for public health research, training, and education. We are creating sustainable strategies against environmental risk factors, improving healthcare access, implementing innovative solutions to tackling current and emerging diseases, and reducing the burden of chronic disease through methodologies like network modeling and big data analytics.
Under supervision of the PI, the Research Administration Associate is responsible for the administrative aspects of research for the SERVE OC, SEARCH Lab, and other grant related research projects. Responsibilities include overseeing research and grant activities and events; app resources, analytics, and messaging; assist with data collection, recruitment events, intervention activities; prepare newsletters; develop and manage community contracts according to UCI policies and grant guidelines; develop presentations for SERVE OC; report on activities; order supplies, catering, giveaway items; reconcile purchases; oversee UCI Mobile Flu clinic; supervise practicum students including interviewing, onboarding and providing day-to-day directives; oversee public health student volunteer core; organize table for lab fairs, advertising; ad-hoc projects related to grant administration.


Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.


$30.73 - $49.43 (Hourly Rate)


Department Website:


  • 3-5 years in public health or similar field with focus on research programs and initiatives
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; 
  • Master’s Degree (or substantial experience) in a related health-related field. 
  • Data analysis skills preferred (quantitative and/or qualitative). 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to relate easily and effectively with people within and outside the University, including both strong written and verbal communications. 
  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize Skill to use a computer software programs at the level of sophistication required for general office work.
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with the Internet and how to conduct searches. 
  • Proficient writing skills to prepare/compose/review a variety of communications, primarily electronic.


  • Previous experience in social & behavioral research and health promotion program preferred
  • Master’s degree preferred in Public Health or similar discipline


Special Conditions Required:
  • Weekends and Evening; off-business hours



Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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