Research Study Coordinator (Part-Time)

Research Study Coordinator (Part-Time)

Job Summary:

The part-time (50%) Research Study Coordinator supports the research and administrative activities for a set of research projects concerning critical issues facing urban schools. The Research Study Coordinator one of the main contacts for the projects and, under direction, is responsible for the project's organizational and administrative operations. The Research Study Coordinator also participates in data collection and analysis, as appropriate. May require travel to research sites in Chicago and other cities.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the planning & conduct of research study including participant recruitment and retention.
  • Obtains informed consent
  • Administers tests &/or questionnaires following protocols.
  • Gathers information.
  • Coordinates and runs one program in partnership with a community organization or school within the Chicagoland area. This includes coordinating with the appropriate organization, recruiting facilitators, setting up the research relationship and leading the program.
  • Collects, records, reviews & summarizes research data.
  • Collates relevant mathematical results & prepares tables, charts & graphs reflecting relationships of multiple tests.
  • Finally, it includes creating demonstration materials and/or projects that can be displayed for students or visitors.
  • Maintains the organization of the laboratory, and develops structures and/or systems that allow the lab to keep the space well-organized.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 2 years' research study or other relevant experience required;

OR

  • Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • Must complete NU's IRB CITI training before interacting with any participants & must re-certify every 3 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in a comparable administrative, research or project coordinator position Proficient with Adobe Connect, Google Docs, and conference call sites
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.