Research Director

To make sure the gears run smoothly, PRISM's Research Director oversees all of the keyboard-tapping, data-collecting, function-making goodness and keep everyone on their toes.

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PRISM relies on the dedicated contributions of volunteers to further its initiatives. The Research Director oversees our Research Task Force. The Research Director does not receive a paycheck, but they do receive the satisfaction that they are helping an organization for LGBT youth. There is potential for a paid position in the future.

The Research Director has the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinate community service, payroll, and attendance logs with other management staff within the Research Task Force and Volunteer Managers

  • Complete necessary paperwork for volunteers and staff in the Research Task Force

  • Develop and oversee the operations of the Research Task Force (STD Clinic Search, STD Clinic Vetting Program, surveying, data analysis, etc)

  • Assist in securing grant funding for the Research Task Force

While it is not required, it is greatly preferred that applicants have experience with one or more of the following:

  • Data analysis

  • Volunteer management

  • Networking

  • LGBT issues

  • Sexual health

  • Public health

  • Gender and sexuality

  • Youth services

  • Grant writing