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The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey is on a mission to improve the quality of life
for anyone impacted by brain injury by providing support, advocacy,
and information, while promoting brain injury prevention.

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Health Research Associate

Location: Hamilton, New Jersey

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is seeking to hire a full-time Public Health Research Associate. Under the supervision of the Program Administrator or the Project Director, assists on The Administration for Community Living (ACL), Disability Network Program: Traumatic Brain Injury State Partnership Programs (TBI SPP) grant implementing disability and traumatic brain injury analysis and outreach activities aimed to address the unique needs of people with disabilities and improving access to care and health and wellness programs. Participate in activities required under the TBI SPP including national workgroups on emergent priorities; national outreach activities; and national communication planning. Serve as liaison between The Division on Disability Services, NJ Department of Health and BIANJ.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently designs health data projects, such as Needs Assessment and surveillance systems that are components of a broader research effort and assists other program staff to develop, conduct, and evaluate data system studies
  • Revises and updates existing systems to monitor disabilities
  • Uses statistical software, such as SAS, SPSS, etc. to leverage large complex datasets from public health sources including NJ Behavior Risk Factor Survey (NJ BRFS), NJ Electronic Death Registry System (EDRS) and NJ Hospital Discharge Data Collection System (NJDDCS) to effectively answer questions about disability-related incidence, prevalence, rates and trends in NJ
  • Collects, analyzes, and prepares data and educational/training materials to support program objectives

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in a discipline related to the position
  • One year of full time experience in a field appropriate to the position

**This position will be a limited term position, ending 9/30/2024 with a possibility of extension.

**Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year-for- year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience. A Doctorate or Doctoral Candidate in a discipline appropriate to the position may be substituted for one (1) year of experience indicated above.

To apply, please email your resume to Sakina Ladha, MD, MPH, at sladha@bianj.org.

Support Coordinator

Location: North Brunswick, New Jersey

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (the Alliance), a state wide non-profit provider of quality services, is expanding their Support Coordination Department and seeks Full time Support Coordinator (s) to work with individuals with disabilities. This position is office based (North Brunswick) and could require travel to Union, Essex, Morris, Bergen, Monmouth, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset counties.

The Alliance is proud to provide a supportive and collegial working environment. Health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) are included as a benefit of employment for full time employees. All full time employees receive twelve paid holidays per year, as well as vacation and sick time. Travel is reimbursed at the federal level. Immediate hire and competitive salary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support coordination/case management to individuals who are eligible for DDD services.
  • Develop and monitor individualized service plans for adults with developmental disabilities
  • Assist individuals with developmental disabilities to explore and access community supports
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with families and community providers.
  • Position requires travel and candidate must have valid NJ driver’s license and a dependable means of transportation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a social services field (social work, psychology, etc.)
  • At least one year documented experience working with adults with developmental disabilities required (experience can be in a volunteer capacity).
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines.
  •  Strong team player willing to take direction, initiate business activities and work with management staff and peers.
  • Extensive training provided but experience working/volunteering in a social service setting is preferred.
  • Applicants must have valid driver’s license and automobile, travel within New Jersey required.-
  • Must pass all DDD and Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey back ground checks.

Please either upload your resume using the form to the right or email your resume and cover letter to Kara Francis at kfrancis@bianj.org, and Nicole DeLorenzo at ndelorenzo@bianj.org.

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