Research Project Coordinator - 12783BR
Research Project Coordinator
60% - Project Coordination
- Lead strategic planning and programmatic design for new and existing projects.
- Oversee successful completion and of project and funder goals and objectives in cooperation with state and local partners.
- Track and coordinate deliverables, work plan, and timelines to ensure completion of work.
- Manage schedules and scheduling across projects to ensure alignment.
- Train internal/external staff on data collection, facilitation, and project management tools.
- Develop participant engagement plan, briefs, and white papers for the legislature and policy makers to promote public will.
- Develop policies and procedures for program providers that will collaboratively be accepted by stakeholders.
- Other duties as assigned by Leadership Team.
20% - Report Preparation and Dissemination
- Write reports and documentation related to grant projects, including progress reports and summary reports, in conjunction with/response to the funder.
- Generate marketing strategies, educational materials, and other documents to promote research and generate public will for social change.
- Represent CPPR projects and teams at relevant meetings, conferences, and webinars, as needed.
- Design technical assistance plans for to ensure that best practices are being followed.
- Synthesize and convey complex ideas into clear, compelling and varied communications.
20% - Partnership and Proposal Development
- Act as writing lead to develop new funding proposals.
- Manage project teams and resources to forward the mission of CPPR.
- Identify potential partners and develop relationships on the state and national level. Relationship development and management may include: attending and presenting at conferences, developing research briefs, and identifying opportunities for mission synergy.
- Develop materials that make connections between CPPR’s mission and that of partners to promote social change.
- Generate innovative ideas and create funding pathways that support CPPR’s mission to optimize well-being of children, youth, and families.
- Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Education, Psychology, Social Welfare, Sociology or related field and one year of experience in field of study.
- Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated through application materials.
- Demonstrated work experience in building collaborations with external constituents based on previous work experience.
- Knowledge and/or experience of youth development and program development.
- Master's degree in Public Health, Education, Psychology, Social Welfare, Sociology or related field.
- Prior experience as a Project Coordinator or Principal Investigator.
- Knowledge of the University of Kansas, its policies and its procedures.
- Experience in educational setting/youth development.
- Experience with digital learning initiatives.
- Experience with grant-funded programs in a relevant field.
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to exercise initiative when necessary and appropriate.
- Familiarity with the academic and curriculum educational standards.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Review of applications will begins September 8, 2018, and will continue until a qualified pool of applicants are collected. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.