University of Pennsylvania RESEARCH COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 32-29932
Posted Job Title RESEARCH COORDINATOR
School Name Graduate School of Education
Posted to the Web 09/14/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule TBD
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
At Penn GSE, staff, students, and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high-quality research. The community in this top-ranked school is united in its efforts to create positive change through education in our region, country, and world. http://www.gse.upenn.edu/
The position has primary project management responsibility on a large, complex, school-based research and development study. Duties include coordinating all research and development activities according to project timelines and goals; organizing professional development activities; planning and participating in project meetings; maintaining project databases; communicating with funders, IRB, research participants, and collaborators; assisting researchers with all stages of research and writing. The job will involve collection of field data through interviewing, classroom observation, and other techniques, and will entail assisting in some research activities, including design of data collection instruments, conducting analyses and report writing. This position will require limited travel. Contingent upon continued funding.
A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree preferred) and 1 year to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.Experience in education environments strongly preferred. Excellent organizational, writing and communication skills are necessary. Experience with qualitative data collection and analysis desirable. Must be proficient using Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) Experience as a classroom teacher a plus.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/40058
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