Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Major Duties: General summary: Manages multiple evaluation projects and programs. - Serves as project manager for evaluation of grants, contracts and projects, including managing daily operations, providing direction, strategic planning, resource allocation and ensuring deadlines are met.- Conducts evaluation studies including design, data collection, follow-up, data entry and data analysis.- Writes reports and develops project-related products such as brochures and newsletters. Manages external review process for project developed materials. Contributes to academic articles and presentations. Presents at national conferences.- Manages a quarterly newsletter, including planning, editing, distributing writing assignments to internal and external contributors, providing feedback and interfacing with the printing vendor. - Coordinates national webinar series, including managing logistics, assisting with content and graphics and ensuring timely delivery.- Develops and oversees program budgets. Assists with funding proposals and annual reports. Ensures compliance with University and funding agency requirements.
Minimum Qualifications: - Master's degree in a related field from an accredited institution.- Three years' relevant experience.- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.- Strong organizational and analytical skills.- Project planning or project management experience.- Budget management experience.- Ability to travel occasionally.
Internal Number: 352_57002
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.