Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Essential Functions: Conduct a feasibility studies on domestic and intimate partner violence, including: oconducting literature reviews and policies on existing gun removal statutes and initiatives; ofacilitating the formation, and regular meetings, of a steering committee; odeveloping and implementing data collection tools and conducting interviews; operforming statistical analyses of primary and secondary data; and odelivering summary of findings and action plans to stakeholders.Assist in the development of program manuals and resources guides for youth diversion.Communicate reliably, clearly and effectively with the Center's community partners, including community leaders, local politicians, and community based organizations.Develop and maintain work plans, task lists, and project timelines on a regular basis, and track progress towards achieving success indicators.Represent the project at events, community gatherings, workshops, and trainings (must be available some nights and weekends). Coordinate with others to deliver public awareness and prevention education informational sessions on intimate partner violence to diverse groups of community members, professionals and students. Develop and update all program materials and communications as needed, ensuring all materials are inclusive of diversity, including social media accounts.Actively participate in grant-writing activities, including conducting literature reviews, drafting proposed project activities and timelines, and evaluation sections.Prepare clear and concise project updates for Center leadership.
Qualifications: Masters degree in related field (including psychology, criminal justice, sociology, political science, public administration, demography, and urban studies) is required. Prior professional experience working with criminal justice agencies/organizations, court systems, and nonprofit service organizations is required.Training and experience in outcomes evaluation and strategic planning and management. Supervision skills (particularly undergraduate and graduate students) and experience are requiredFlexible and adaptable style; a professional and resourceful style; the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time.Skilled at public speaking and ability to work with individuals of all socio-economic, racial, cultural, sexual orientation, and religious backgrounds. Strong diplomatic skills to present, answer questions and concerns effectively to groups.Strong problem resolution, organizational, analytical, and communication (oral, written, and advanced note-taking) skills; strong capacity to collaborate and work as a team member.Ability to manage several projects simultaneously, prioritize and plan work activities while meeting respective deadlines. Strong organizational and time-management skills.Must be skilled in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Statistical analysis (e.g. SPSS, R) skills required.
Internal Number: 76_207673
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