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Work with a diverse research team that spans several academic disciplines and institutions. Coordinate research tasks and activities in order to meet overarching project objectives. Organize project logistics, including teleconferences and workshops, administer and update project management software to track team activities, maintain and populate project website with research products. Compile annual project report. Support team researchers by assisting with literature reviews, editing, and data management, particularly in the disciplines of economics and/or natural resource management.
Demonstrated experience in project management
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Experience organizing project logistics, including coordinating meetings, leading teleconferences, and tracking team activities in project management software
Flexibility to work with graduate students and faculty spanning multiple academic disciplines and institutions
Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Business, Finance or related field
Experience conducting research in the social or natural sciences, including conducting literature reviews, editing journal articles, and collating data resources
Experience with quantitative data management and analysis
Demonstrated proficiency with WordPress or similar website content management systems
Experience creating videos to disseminate research results
Experience with technical or scientific writing
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
Percent Employment: Part-time
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