1) Builds and maintains strong relationships with research partners and all participating partner organizations, government agencies, nonprofits, and community groups.
2) During Design Phase, travels to exemplar program providers around the country.
3) Coordinates provision of services with partner agencies and serves as the point person for their communication with the research team.
4) During Implementation phase, travels to program sites to monitor project development.
5) Ensures partner agencies are working within the parameters of the evaluation: holds participating vendors accountable to the guidelines of the evaluation.
6) Provides updates and feedback on study progress to internal and external partners.
7) Coordinates effective collaboration between all project partners.
1) Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with various stakeholders.
2) Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
3) Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex ideas in a simple and straightforward way for non-technical audiences.
4) Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
5) Knowledge of urban policy, social policy, crime policy, and workforce development.
6) Can communicate basic research methods and procedures to key stakeholders.
1) A minimum of 5 years of experience working with or for organizations delivering social services to individuals living in disadvantaged communities.
2) Previous experience teaching or providing supplemental educational services.
3) Previous experience working with a research study.
1) Cover Letter
3) Three Professional References
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