Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
Iowa Social Science Research Center Data Coordinator
The Public Policy Center at the University of Iowa seeks a Data Coordinator at the Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC). The ISRC is a resource for interdisciplinary social science research that provides grant development support and data collection, management and access services. Under the supervision of the Faculty Director of the ISRC, the Data Coordinator will be responsible for providing survey and data management to the clients of the ISRC. This will include programming survey instruments in software such as Qualtrics and WinCATI, pulling and preparing data sets, developing and managing tracking systems, manipulating and preparing data, and contributing to written reports. Ensuring the security and integrity of the data gathering process will be of upmost importance. The successful candidate will also serve as the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the Central Plains Census Research Data Center contact for campus, the point of contact for the ISRC data haven, and help oversee our data analysis and software workshops and consulting services.
About the Public Policy Center The Public Policy Center (PPC) is an interdisciplinary academic research center in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development that investigates the most important issues affecting our daily lives. Our research is focused on Iowa and beyond. We also assist researchers across campus with their studies. Our mission is to provide policymakers and the public with information to make our lives and communities thrive in sustainable ways through academic research.
Salary and Benefits
Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
Salary range is $43,469 – Commensurate
Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.