Department: IUPUI Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
The IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Visiting Research Associate/ Women's Philanthropy Institute will serve as a project manager for research studies about gender and philanthropy which includes collecting, organizing, interpreting, and summarizing data. Additional responsibilities include researching, writing, and editing research reports. The Visiting Research Associate will be involved with all aspects of project management including budget, proposal development, coordinating schedules and timelines with external clients, and tracking progress.
Manages research projects for the Women's Philanthropy Institute at all stages, from conception to dissemination.
Manages administrative processes for research projects.
Assists with funder relations and reporting, including grant reports, financial reports, direct communication with funders, and in-person presentations of research findings and grant progress.
The Visiting Research Associate will be expected to work on and manage several projects at one time. The Visiting Research Associate may be assigned other duties as needed to support the Women's Philanthropy Institute and the Lilly Family School's research agenda.
Minimum level of education required: Master's degree in nonprofit management, philanthropy, English, education, social science, or a closely related field. Masters or Ph.D. preferred. Must have demonstrated knowledge of philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. Forty hours per week with benefits available for a one-year appointment, with potential for a one-year renewal.
Personal skills required: Dependable, self-initiating, organized, ability to multi-task, sharp attention to detail, a team player
Proficient program skills required: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Attention to detail and focus;
Strong writing and editing skills;
Ability to work efficiently and accurately;
Strong interpersonal skills and communication;
Strong customer service skills;
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team to meet deadlines; and
Ability to perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Department Contact for Questions:
OAA #: CPHL 18003
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 7048
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