Research Project Coordinator - 13034BR
Research Project Coordinator
- Provide vision for new and existing projects and ensure that they meet the goals and objectives of the funder 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 educational materials.
- Develop policies and procedures for program providers.
- Supervise project staff and temporary data collection contractors.
- 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.
- Create publications, presentations, and other strategies to disseminate project results to a regional/national audience.
- Represent CPPR projects and teams at relevant meetings, conferences, and webinars, as needed.
- Deliver presentations and technical assistance related to the project's activities and findings.
- Synthesize and convey complex ideas into clear, compelling and varied communications.
20% - Partnership and Proposal Development
- Provide leadership on CPPR teams to identify new funding opportunities.
- Mobilize people and resources to forward the mission of CPPR.
- Promote CPPR's core services via strong relationships with state and national partners.
- Communicate CPPR mission to potential partners on local, state, and national levels.
- Participate in professional development opportunities as directed by supervisor.
- Bachelor's degree and one year of experience in field of study.
- Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated through application materials.
- Previous work experience in building relationships and communicating with external constituents.
- Excellent organizational skills and experience working both collaboratively and independently when appropriate as demonstrated in application materials and work experience.
- Master's degree in Education, Psychology, Social Welfare, Sociology or related field.
- Prior experience as a project coordinator or nonprofit administrator.
- Knowledge of the University of Kansas, its policies and its procedures.
- Knowledge of current issues families face based on education and/or previous work experience.
- Experience with grant-funded programs in a relevant field.
- Excellent oral communications skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to exercise initiative when necessary and appropriate.
- One year grant writing and grant preparation experience.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Application review begins October 22, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.