Research Project Coordinator - 15964BR
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.
- Facilitate community meetings and model facilitation best practices to develop community champion capacity.
- Develop policies and procedures for program providers.
- Other duties as assigned by Leadership Team.
- 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.
- 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 in a related field and 1 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 of current issues families face as evidenced by education and/or previous work experience and detailed in application materials.
- 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.
- 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
Review of applications begins on 11/22/2019 and continue as needed to collect a pool of qualified candidates. To ensure first consideration, please apply before the application review date.