Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Illinois: Chicago
Leads the development of programs for scientific Â Â research activities. Works independently to write articles, reports and manuscripts, and presents research findings at meetings and/or conferences.
Builds strategic partnerships and spearhead special projects and initiatives with government agencies, non-profit organizations, and community organizations.
Manages the overall budget for the program as well as the specific grants that fund individual projects (both federal and foundational).
Supports the Executive Director and University of Chicago development staff to secure additional funding for the program as needed.
Writes and submits grant reports, manages key stakeholder relationships, and ensures compliance with data sharing agreements and legal requirements of the grant.
Works with all project staff and partners, including Senior Research Analysts and Principal Investigators to produce high quality deliverables.
Establishes program milestones and ensures that milestones are achieved.
Manages up to 4-5 project staff, including part-time interns.
Develops long-range plans for research projects and oversees the development of research projects. Ensures research projects progress according to plan.
Manages, investigates, modifies and applies new procedures, techniques or applications of technology. Oversees the establishment of goals and operating procedures, practices, and guidelines. Develops research in area of expertise.
Improves financial, personnel, planning, compliance and other administrative aspects of research project. Collaborates with other researchers on long-range plans for research projects. Leads, investigates, modifies and applies new procedures, techniques or applications of technology. Establishes goals and operating procedures, practices, and guidelines.
Â Provides expertise to researchers and research support staff. Oversees activities related to data collection and analysis.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in education, sociology, public policy or another relevant field. Will consider applicants with equivalent lived experience.
Experience managing complex projects, with numerous stakeholders.
Experience collecting and managing qualitative and quantitative datasets.
Familiarity with large-scale data collection.
Strong computer skills including the ability to effectively use software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and Internet Explorer. Â
Interest in finding and testing innovative policy solutions
Content expertise in education
Knowledge of research design and social policyÂ evaluation learning/predictive analytics
Cover Letter (Required)
Writing Sample (preferred)Â
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