1) Develop a workplan for the project that sets intermediate deadlines and identifies key milestones and critical interdependencies between workstreams. 2)Â Project manage the AbbVie grant, including monitoring the budget, writing and submitting grant reports, managing key stakeholder relationships when asked, ensuring compliance with data sharing agreements and legal requirements of the grant. 3)Â Work with the Senior Research Director to produce high quality deliverables under the AbbVie grant. 4)Â Ensure that all grant milestones are achieved, including writing and submitting grant reports.Â 5)Â Work with research staff on specific tasks related to execution of the evaluations described above at the request of the Senior Research Director for Education.Â 6)Â Coordinate with UChicago Education Lab Executive Director and Senior Research Director to interface with the AbbVie Foundation as well as funders on Education Lab project work.Â 7)Â Support special projects and initiatives that help grow the consciousness of research staff on education-related topics such as Lunchâ™Nâ™Learns, documentary screenings, partner roundtables, etc. Â 8)Â When needed, support the UChicago Education Lab Executive Director and Senior Research Director in building strategic partnerships and spearhead special projects and initaitives with government agencies, non-profit organizations, and community organizations.
1)Â Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a broad array of partners. 2)Â Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. 3)Â Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex ideas in a simple and straightforward way for non-technical audiences. 4)Â Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment. 5)Â Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 6)Â Understanding of research; ability to effectively communicate research to non-technical audiences.Â 7)Â Knowledge of urban policy, social policy, crime policy, and workforce development.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree in public policy, education, social work or a closely related field required; a masterâ™s degree.
1)Â A minimum of five years of full-time work experience in a professional setting, including at least three years of experiencing managing full-time employees.Â 2)Â Strong project management skills including demonstrated success navigating various stakeholder interests to produce a common goal. Knowledge of or experience working with high needs or vulnerable populations. Â 3)Â Previous experience working with a research study. 4) Demonstrated ability to manage a large portfolio of projects with multiple partners.Â
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