1) Manage design and implementation of several concurrent research studies, including coordinating with program partners, and internal research team and traveling to program sites to monitor program fidelity.
2) Build and maintain strong relationships with research partners and all participating organizations, government agencies, nonprofits, and community groups.
3) Draft and present a wide range of materials to effectively communicate project goals, research progress, and findings to a variety of audiences, including policymakers, partner agency staff, academic researchers, and project team members. Materials include memos, presentations, concept papers, and academic manuscripts.
4) Work with the PI and Director of Finance to develop budgets and coordinate all aspects of grant submission to public and private funding agencies; manage progress, performance, or financial reporting as required by the granting agency.
5) Oversee University of Chicago IRB procedures for protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects, and ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
6) May supervise other Crime and Education Lab staff.
1) Strong project management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
2) Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
3) Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to maintain positive relationships with various stakeholders.
4) Strong time management skills with a proven ability to multitask and to prioritize activities to successfully complete projects on tight deadlines with little supervision.
5) Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present data in a simple and straightforward way for non-technical audiences.
6) Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment.
7) Familiarity with foundational concepts in economics, statistics, sociology, political science, or other social sciences.
7) Knowledge and understanding of criminal justice, or education policy.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree economics, public policy, sociology, or a closely related field.
1)Previous experience working in a research organization, government entity, or related organization.
2) Previous fieldwork experience.
1) Cover Letter
3) Writing Sample
4) Three Professional References
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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