NSCEP Project Coordinator / Visiting Research Associate, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving
September 5, 2018
Department: IUPUI Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Position Title: Project Coordinator Type of Position: Full Time one-year appointment with a possible renewal for a second year, benefit eligible position.
Summary of the position: As Visiting Research Associate, position will manage the current research portfolio of Lake Institute. Current research portfolio centers around the National Study of Congregations' Economic Practices (www.nscep.org) and is funded for the next two years through a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. Duties include developing all aspects of the research project alongside the study's PIs (David King and Brad Fulton. The Project Manager will serve as liaison to project staff NORC at the University of Chicago, the Institutional Review Board, and other collaborative researchers and practitioners inside and outside of Indiana University.
Tasks will also include managing all administrative aspects of the project, including: directing the work of research assistants and outside research associates needed to complete contracted research studies and assure the highest quality and uniformity of their work; maintaining and updating the national study's website; participating in the creation of infographics and other data visualizations for public engagement; as well as liaising with other offices in the university through managing grant budgets and fiscal operations with the highest level of integrity.
Application date for best consideration: October 1, 2018
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s Lake Institute on Faith & Giving seeks an exceptional colleague to join the research team.
Master's degree from an accredited institution, plus at least 1 year of experience in project management.
The successful candidate should possess excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills, computer skills, managerial experience, project management, time management, task prioritization, customer relations, and ability to summarize results from technical data that allow non-technical readers to comprehend. Use of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint) plus familiarity with statistical software such as STATA or SAS. Understanding of basic statistical terms. An interest and understanding of the role of philanthropy and giving in the contexts of congregations and religious nonprofits.
Workingwith basic computer equipment. Sitting for long periods, standing, communicating on the telephone.
Department Contact for Questions:
Curtis Kester Lake Institute on Faith & Giving IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy University Hall, Suite 3000 301 University Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46202 (317) 278-8992 email@example.com
OAA #: CPHL-CPHL-18001
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 6578
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