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Senior Research Associate

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

Software Engineering
Sudbury, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Do you want to be directly involved in building solutions that overcome barriers and uplift vulnerable populations?

Join a team of devoted professionals who are smart, compassionate, and focused on real-world transformation of behavioral and mental health systems. Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP) is looking for a Senior Research Associate to join our Research and Evaluation business unit, which addresses crucial issues in public and behavioral health.

AHP influences change in health and business systems to support at-risk and marginalized populations—from creating policy to engaging in ground-level, hands-on work. Our areas of expertise include behavioral health, mental health policy and services, substance use disorders, workforce development, homelessness, housing and employment programs, trauma-informed care, criminal justice, women and children, veterans, healthcare reform, and population health management.

If this is the kind of work that calls to you, this could be the job you have been looking for.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the implementation of all or a portion of evaluation/research plans, including data collection.
  • Lead project meetings and other activities, assign responsibilities, supervise staff, resolve problems, and track budgets and timelines.
  • Lead/contribute to business development efforts.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, literature reviews and other work products.

Qualifications

  • Education: Master’s degree or higher in psychology, social work, public health or related field
  • Expertise in designing and leading research or evaluation projects/components in one of the following areas:
    • The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model
    • Behavioral health services
  • Prior experience with quantitative and qualitative analyses, proposal writing, and project management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, technical staff, partners, and clients.
  • Work environment: Interacting with multiple stakeholders. Work is broad in scope covering one or more complicated areas. A high degree of design and analytic ability and creative thinking is required to devise new, non-standard approaches to highly intricate, technically complex problems. Hybrid working modality and flexible working hours.
  • Personal attributes: (1) Attentive to details and excellent design, planning, and organization skills; (2) Can communicate effectively with state leadership, organizational management, and community stakeholders; (3) Skills, temperament, and interest in mentoring and training R&E Center staff; (4) The ability to work effectively with diverse groups and in highly complex and demanding situations; and (5) Enthusiastic and curious about new methods and technologies, eager to learn, and active in taking on initiatives and new responsibilities.

The Salary Range for this position is between $72,278 - $108,417, depending on experience, education, and other factors.

AHP, in an effort to be transparent with applicants about salary and in compliance with various state pay disclosure requirements, publishes the following information which is current as of the date of posting. The base salary range above represents the low and high end of the AHP salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be high or low in the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and education. The range listed is just one component of AHP’s total compensation package for employees.

Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, AHP provides a variety of benefits to employees, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family, a retirement plan with a 3% match, student loan repayment assistance, employer-paid life and disability insurance, generous paid time off, and much more.

About AHP

AHP influences change in health and business systems to support at-risk and marginalized populations—from creating policy to engaging in ground-level, hands-on work. Our areas of expertise include behavioral health, mental health policy and services, substance use disorders, workforce development, homelessness, housing and employment programs, trauma-informed care, criminal justice, women and children, veterans, healthcare reform, and population health management.

AHP is proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work® for seven consecutive years. We earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by employees in anonymous surveys. We value employee well-being and are actively engaged in creating an environment that supports work-life balance, self-care, and mental and emotional health.

AHP is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status.