Research Project Coordinator

    Partnership to End Addiction is a national nonprofit uniquely positioned to reach, engage and help families impacted by addiction. With decades of experience in research, direct service, communications and partnership-building, we provide families with personalized support and resources — while mobilizing policymakers, researchers and health care professionals to better address addiction systemically on a national scale. For more information, visit

    Partnership to End Addiction is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to work on a large research project comparing two empirically supported SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) approaches for adolescents in primary care settings.

    This position is funded by a PCORI (Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute) grant through February 2028. Duration of employment is limited to the duration of the grant.  Those with a background in psychology, related fields and/or research are encouraged to apply.

    Responsibilities of the job include: 

    • Demonstrate and reflect the mission and values of the organization.
    • Proactively coordinate and collaborate with colleagues to fulfill mission and objectives of the job.
    • Assisting with provider training and model implementation activities for SBI-Standard and SBI-Family at partner primary care sites
    • Assisting with site recruitment of adolescent and caregiver participants at partner sites
    • Assisting with collection of screen data submitted by adolescents and caregivers on hand-held tablets
    • Monitoring collection of adolescent and caregiver outcome evaluation data at Baseline and across the Follow-up period via remote electronic methods and (when those methods fail) in-person contact with participants via phone/video-based interviews
    • Assisting with data cleaning for analysis of study aims
    • Assisting with coordination of scientific workgroups and meetings
    • Assisting in design and testing of learning management and clinical implementation systems for training and supporting the behavioral health workforce in delivery of evidence-based clinical protocols and practices
    • Supporting the writing of narrative, conference, and research reports on product development, training, and evaluation activities
    • Managing Institutional Review Board and compliance activities for research activities
    • Assisting with contracts management
    • Collaborating with finance team to manage and track budgets for Research Division team grants and contracts


    • Masters level degree (social sciences, preferred) or equivalent experience required
    • 2-3 years relevant work experience
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Ability to work as part of a cohesive team, but also to work independently when needed to achieve goals
    • Experience using SPSS preferred; experience using RedCap a plus
    • Compassion and empathy for those impacted by addiction

    Starting Pay Range: 

    $55,000 – $63,000 annual salary, based on relevant experience and qualifications.

    Partnership to End Addiction offers a competitive benefits package including health, life and disability insurance, defined contribution retirement plan, paid family and medical leave, gym subsidies and more to eligible employees.

    Note: We will be working in a hybrid capacity starting in March 2023, with at least one day per week in the NYC office.

    Partnership to End Addiction is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment for the success of our employees and the fulfillment of our mission. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce, encompassing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, that is representative of the people and communities we aim to serve.

    Learn more about working at Partnership to End Addiction.

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