Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Essential Functions: Leads the development, administration, and implementation of the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute research initiatives including contracts, grants and the Institute research council. Position reports directly to the Director, Development Disability Institute. Essential Functions:Leads the development, administration and implementation of a research agenda on behalf of the Institute including convening the MI-DDI Research Council, identifying appropriate federal, state, and foundation funding opportunities. Leads the design of project research and evaluation procedures/protocols; Oversees data collection and analyses using computer-based programs; Coordinates data collection activities which may include large survey mailing, face-to-face and telephone interviews, focus groups, etc.; Oversees report writing and project meetings. Supervises staff on related projects. Publish and present at national, state and local conferences on research-related work.
Qualifications: Minimum 2 years of job-related experience, Doctoral degree in human services, social work, public policy and allied health or related field. Preferred experience/track record in designing, obtaining and implementing large-scale research initiatives.Individual possess demonstrated experience in the disability field and/or services and supports to individuals with disabilities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Minimum qualifications include strong analytical skills, demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills, proficiency in word processing and data collection using computer based programs (MS Office, Excel, etc.), and demonstrated history of good attendance, punctuality and ability to work both independently and as a team member.
Internal Number: 76_207018
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.