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Graduate Supervisor for Contact Tracing

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Employees must have received at least the first dose of the vaccine before beginning on-campus employment, be fully vaccinated within 30 days of beginning employment and provide proof of vaccination, unless exempted as provided for in Miami University's COVID19 Vaccination Program and Policy. If you need additional information regarding exemptions, please contact or

Job no: 496886
Department: Arts & Science College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Research, Scientific

Job Title: Graduate Supervisor for Contact Tracing Student Master 2 G

11.00/hr - 12.10/hr 

Job Summary:

Tasks include supervising a team of undergraduate contact tracers, coordinating schedules and providing daily troubleshooting assistance, contact tracing, disease investigation, collecting and recording information in databases, providing progress summaries for reporting, performing quality assurance and providing feedback to the team, participating in quality improvement conversations, and maintaining daily contact with supervisor(s). Desire responsible and reliable student(s) from diverse backgrounds. This position requires outstanding written and oral communication skills, ability to exhibit professionalism, excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, ability to speak, read and write in English, strong critical thinking skills, aptitude to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism, and proficiency with computers. Background in public health, global health, medical or related field preferred. Training will be provided during work time. Graduate student supervisors must have the ability to work on-campus during the semester and remotely when classes are not in session or as needed.

Master 2 Graduate Level, $11.50/hour. Graduate students will be scheduled to work between 12-18 hours a week. This work is expected to begin in early August and currently is expected to last until June 30, 2021. We expect to hire 4-6 graduate student supervisors. Online interviews for the positions will begin in late July and will continue until all positions have been filled. The first round of training will begin early August, remotely. If you have questions, contact Dr. Kendall Leser, Director of Public Health at Miami University, at

Graduate students with an assistantship and Teaching Associates need to obtain permission from the Graduate School to work in addition to their teaching/assistantship.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate Student
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter explaining your reason for wanting to be a graduate student supervisor, a resume detailing your work experience, and the phone numbers and email addresses of 2 references (one of which should be an academic reference; Dr. Leser and Dr. Hay-Rollins cannot serve as references).

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Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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