Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Essential Functions: Provide coordination assistance on multi-funded and/or multi-site research projects. Assist project director in project planning to ensure that pre-established work scope, study protocol, and program requirements are followed. Develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures for project-specific reporting.Assume responsibility for coordinating crime prevention research duties for AmeriCorps members involved in the AmeriCorps Urban Safety Project (AMUS).Assist in coordinating multiple crime prevention survey data collection efforts for one or more research projects - may include other collaborating agencies or institutions. Represent AMUS at local AMUS events, community gatherings, workshops, and trainings (must be available nights and weekends).Integrate information from multiple sources to meet the necessary requirements of funding agencies.Maintain a congenial and equitable work environment with all subordinates and colleagues. Prepare regular updates to Center Director and Managing Director.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in any area of social science research (including political science, anthropology, demography, education, geography, psychology, public health, social work, sociology, survey methodology, statistics, and urban studies) required. Experience coordinating AmeriCorps members required. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with others.Strong problem resolution, organizational, analytical, and communication (oral and written) skills; ability to collaborate effectively.
Internal Number: 76_208188
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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.