1)Â Build and maintain strong relationships with research partners and all participating organizations, government agencies, non-profits, and community groups 2)Â Help manage day-to-day progress on a portfolio of research projects, including coordinating with Crime Lab staff and maintaining regular communication with partners, facilitating meetings and problem-solving implementation obstacles 3)Â Contribute to the study design and implementation of several concurrent research studies, including coordinating with program partners, managing subject selection and randomization, and traveling to program sites to monitor program fidelity 4)Â In coordination with the PI and research analysts, manage the data analysis and collection processes 5)Â Adhere to University of Chicago IRB procedures for protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects, and ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates 6)Â Work with the PI and Director of Finance to develop budgets and coordinate all aspects of grant submission to public and private funding agencies; manage programs, performance, or financial reporting as required by the granting agency; monitor anticipated and actual costs charged to project budgets, regularly communicating these to the Director of Finance, to identify and prevent potential overruns 7)Â Prepare a wide range of materials to effectively communicate project goals, research progress, and findings for audiences that include policymakers, partner agency staff, academic researchers, and project team members; materials include memos, presentations, concept papers, and academic manuscripts 8)Â Other duties as assigned Â
1)Â Strong project management skills with exceptional attention to detail 2)Â Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment 3)Â Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to maintain positive relationships with various stakeholders 4)Â Strong time management skills with a proven ability to multitask and to prioritize activities to successfully 5)Â Complete projects on tight deadlines with little supervision 6)Â Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present data in a simple and straightforward way for non-technical audiences 7)Â Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement 8)Â Knowledge and understanding of criminal justice policy, domestic violence, or education research literatures
1) Bachelor's degree in economics, public policy, sociology, or a closely related field; advanced degree.
1)Â A minimum two years related work experience 2)Â Experience with quantitative data analysis to support the research design 3)Â Previous experience working in a research organization or managing research projects 4)Â Previous fieldwork experience Â
2) Cover Letter
3) Writing Sample 4) Unofficial Transcripts
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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