Psychology in Education - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19007825)
This position is located at the School of Education. The Project Coordinator will perform a variety of project management support and data collection duties for the Creative Learning Transformative Evaluation project. This three-year project will work with adults and youth at multiple youth arts and maker-related programs in Pittsburgh.
This position will research efforts with local arts education non-profits. The incumbent will be responsible for scheduling site visits, managing data, maintaining accurate records and detailed financial reports related to the project, as well as other administrative duties as needed. In addition to administrative duties, the candidate will take part in multiple aspects of data collection and analysis. A key aspect is facilitating or co-facilitating focus groups with teens and adult program leaders. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining communication lines between outside partners--primarily non-school creative learning organizational leaders--and the Principal Investigators.
The Project Coordinator will work with investigators to create and ensure timely submission of reports, and presentations, including correspondence with funding agencies and the IRB. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills, project management abilities, and academic writing skills, as well as some research skills. They must also possess a strong work ethic and be able to work collaboratively and independently. Experience with the arts and/or youth arts a plus. This position requires knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Power Point. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis software a plus (Dedoose and SPSS or STATA).
This position is funded by a 3-year grant, with a high potential for continued employment beyond those three years.
Master's degree required. Experience working with youth and expertise in the area of education is preferred. Previous research experience.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19007825
About University of Pittsburgh
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