Research Project Coordinator - 11889BR
Research Project Coordinator
20% - Meet regularly with developers and research staff to review development progress, problem solve challenges, and re-allocate resources as needed depending on current project needs. Coordinate regular staff meetings and provide ongoing reporting of project performance.
10% - Coordinate research activities (e.g., assisting with recruitment and coordinating assessments in homes and schools) between families and educators and research staff.
15% - In collaboration with research staff and application developers, prioritize development tasks such that software requirements, specifications, and available resources are considered.
5% - In collaboration with principal investigators, produce reports and presentations to communicate findings and progress to funding agencies.
5% - Lead efforts to recruit and hire subcontractors and/or research staff to support research and development activities as needed.
- Bachelor's degree in education or related field
- Two years’ minimum experience coordinating research or development projects that involve the use of project management software (e.g., Confluence, JIRA, etc.)
- Two years’ experience coordinating and participating in multi-site meetings using online video-conferencing tools such as Skype, Zoom, Polycom, Goto Meeting, etc.
- Fluent in the use of office productivity applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
- Master’s degree with major education or related field
- At least two years of experience scheduling, administering, and scoring educational assessments with students in schools/centers or children in homes on a federally funded grant.
- At least one year of web development experience using content management systems such as Wordpress, Drupal, etc.
- At least one year of experience as an application developer or coordinating application development of a team of developers
- At least two years of experience as an educator/direct service provider in center-based or home visiting early childhood education programs
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently or with limited supervision
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize across several simultaneous projects, communicating recommendations on a regular basis to individuals from various backgrounds
- Strong written communication skills as evidenced by application materials
- Strong oral communication skills as determined through interview process and reference checks
Additional Candidate Instructions
Review of applications will begin May 25, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.