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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Evaluation Center for the Brown School at the Danforth Campus.
The research manager will serve as an evaluation lead and be responsible for designing and implementing multiple concurrent projects for the Evaluation Center. Primary responsibilities include leading and managing the day-to-day activities of multiple projects, including consistent communication with project partners, supervision of research assistants, facilitation and oversight of data collection and analyses, and the development of evaluation reports and products. This individual will also oversee the hiring and support of student assistant positions and practicum opportunities. S/he will work in close consultation with center leadership on internal projects and lead the triaging process for new clients.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead the development and implementation of multiple evaluation projects, including individual contracts and multi-year grants. Activities include:
Developing scopes of work and proposals
Planning and implementing activities and timelines within and across projects
Communicating with all project partners and team members
Supervising project staff
Developing evaluation tools and IRB submissions
Overseeing and conducting data collection and analysis
Disseminating and communicating progress and findings to clients, funding agencies, and to Center leadership
Oversee the Center’s student employment and practicum pipeline. Activities include:
Identifying and forecasting the needs of projects and timing of new student opportunities
Leading the implementation of student recruitment strategies and hiring process
Organizing the Center’s participation in relevant student events including student practicum and employment fairs, admitted student weekend
Developing formal on-boarding and training procedures for new student assistants and train staff
Supporting other project coordinators in hiring of student assistants for specific projects
Tracking, monitoring, and reporting student contributions and hours spent working on evaluation projects
Identifying resources and support needs of student assistants
Communicating with Center leadership on a regular basis regarding student engagement
Contribute and lead activities to enhance the Center’s infrastructure and processes including:
Developing and implementing protocols for operations, including triaging new projects, launching and closing out of projects
Assisting associate director with staff and student time tracking
Training of staff on new processes and protocols
Contributing to the Center communications including the website, CRM, and content development
Maintaining the Center’s projects database to ensure data are current
Develop and conduct professional development workshops and training opportunities, including:
Assisting in the promotion and marketing of workshops
Identifying new workshop topics that would be relevant to our partners and the field
Other duties as assigned
Bachelors in public health, social work, social sciences, public policy, or similar degree and at least three years of related work experience or Master’s degree and two years of experience.
Master’s in public health, social work, social sciences, public policy, or similar degree and at least two years of evaluation experience
Strong project management and supervision skills
Experience with evaluation designs and methods
Experience in collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
At least one year experience using SPSS or other statistical packages to run descriptive analyses
Strong analytic and problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written skills
Proficient computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office required
Highly dependable and organized
Ability to work independently or as a part of a team
Preferred: Working knowledge of Adobe software (e.g., Illustrator, InDesign) and Microsoft Access
The hiring range for this position is $43,232 - $55,127 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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