Under the supervision of the Coalition Managing Director, the Coalition Program Coordinator will be responsible for managing various aspects of Coalition projects and related projects. This position is also responsible for the day-to-day operations of Coalition projects, as well as supporting the research skillset of research assistants in the program. Major responsibilities include planning and managing data collection, serving as a liaison to project partners, attending project management meetings, developing protocol and guidelines for research assistants; presenting findings; report writing. This position requires discretion and judgment, and mentoring skillsets. The Research Action Coalition is a new program area at FPG with a focus on developing a science-based action framework to eradicate the impact of racism and poverty and all its consequences on the lives of Black children, families, and communities, as well as other children, families, and communities of color to ensure optimal health, well-being, school and life success, and overall excellence.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Demonstrated experience in written communication, public speaking and presentation, knowledge of social research protocols, as well as qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Previous supervisory experience.
Experience related to children from low-income and low-wealth households and communities, Black children and families, and other children and families of color. Experience with school readiness and academic achievement; early care and education programs and systems; family engagement and support; structural determinants of health; critical race theory; opportunity gaps; early childhood and family support policies.
Prefer MA/MS degree in education, psychology, public health, public policy, or related field. Also prefer experience in program evaluation (all aspects including project planning, data collection, data entry, data analysis, and reporting).
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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