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Research Associate

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The Trevor Project
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West Hollywood, CA
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Published 28 days ago

About Trevor  

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention  organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life saving support via phone, text, and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space  social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education, and  advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for over 20 years.  

Overview of the role  

The Research Associate will provide support for the ongoing activities of our Research  team including our annual National Survey on LGBTQ Mental Health, quarterly  research reports, and monthly research briefs. They will also assist in the development  and refinement of peer-reviewed research products including conference presentations  and manuscripts. The Research Associate will work closely with the Senior Research  Scientist to ensure that data from our research projects serve to dramatically expand the  body of research on LGBTQ youth mental health.  

Who you are  

  • Experienced. You have worked in research labs before and understand what is  required to conduct high-quality human subjects research. You can interpret data  analysis results and are able to use data output from statistical software such as  SPSS to create reports.  
  • Team player. You love collaborating and sharing ideas. You are enthusiastic  about learning from your peers. You’re ready to roll up your sleeves and support  as needed. 
  • Detail-oriented. You sweat the small stuff. You have an eye for detail and make  sure that T’s are always crossed and I’s are always dotted. 
  • Highly organized. You know how to manage multiple projects and prioritize appropriately to produce high-quality results quickly and on time. You create clear and logical systems and processes to support your work and that of your  team. 
  • Compelling Communicator. You communicate clearly and concisely and are  comfortable presenting research findings to a variety of audiences. 
  • Collaborative. You understand that the best way to meet and exceed goals is  through outstanding teamwork. 
  • Flexible. You are comfortable navigating ambiguity and working through  competing priorities. 
  • Passionate. You care about LGBTQ youth. You care about saving lives. You  want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world.
  • Fun. The work we do is very serious, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. We know how to have a good time and you should too. 

  

What you’ll do  

  • Create engaging presentations, reports, and visual aids based on our data outputs 
  • Perform literature reviews on key topics relevant to our mission of saving young  LGBTQ lives  
  • Create and update research protocols to ensure efficiency and alignment across  our research team  
  • Organize, manage, and track research speaking engagements, products, and  meetings  
  • Provide editorial support for research products including peer-reviewed  manuscripts, research reports, and research briefs 
  • Create and maintain data dictionaries to allow for greater clarity and consistency  in data analysis across the research team 
  • Develop templates for new research outputs  
  • Use our data outputs to create reports by specific subgroups such as state or  region  


Benefits  

  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), including three half-day Fridays during the summer
  • Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, and life), including gender affirmation surgery
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere in the U.S. (we provide the technology, a monthly internet stipend and reimbursement to outfit your work-from-home space!)
  • Fun virtual office environment and passionate team 
  • Online Subscription to Headspace, a digital meditation platform
  • The Trevor Project is an equal opportunity employer
  • Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people across America every day 


Your Application  

We’re excited to hear from you! To join Team Trevor, please share a resume and cover  letter. Applications without cover letters will not be considered - use this as an opportunity to convey why you want to be the next Research Associate at The Trevor  Project! 


To Apply  

The Trevor Project has retained the services of ThinkingAhead Executive Search.  Interested applicants should send a resume and statement of interest to Heather  Campbell, Recruiter: hcampbell@thinkingahead.com.


Contact Information  

Heather Campbell  

Recruiter  

ThinkingAhead Executive Search  

T: 615-316-7089  

E: hcampbell@thinkingahead.com 

About Trevor  

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention  organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life saving support via phone, text, and chat. We also operate the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), including three half-day Fridays during the summer
  • Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, and life), including gender affirmation surgery
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere in the U.S. (we provide the technology, a monthly internet stipend and reimbursement to outfit your work-from-home space!)
  • Fun virtual office environment and passionate team 
  • Online Subscription to Headspace, a digital meditation platform
  • The Trevor Project is an equal opportunity employer
  • Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people across America every day
  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), including three half-day Fridays during the summer
  • Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
West Hollywood, West Hollywood, CA 90069, United States

How to Apply

To Apply  

The Trevor Project has retained the services of ThinkingAhead Executive Search. Interested applicants should send a resume and statement of interest to Heather Campbell, Recruiter: hcampbell@thinkingahead.com

Contact Information  

Heather Campbell  

Recruiter  

ThinkingAhead Executive Search  

T: 615-316-7089  

E: hcampbell@thinkingahead.com

To Apply  

The Trevor Project has retained the services of ThinkingAhead Executive Search. Interested applicants should send a resume and statement of interest to Heather…

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