Manages all aspects of multiple research projects, including timeline, staffing, data analysis, deliverables, and dissemination.
Builds and maintains strong relationships with research partners and all participating partners organizations, government agencies, nonprofits, and other community groups.
Contributes to study design and coordinates implementation options with program partners; manages subject selection and randomization process; travels to program sites to monitor and assess implementation.
Collaborate with research analysts to oversee the data analysis process to ensure proper data collection to evaluate program progress and feasibility.
Oversees University of Chicago IRB procedures and maintains confidentiality of participant information; ensures compliance with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates.
Works with PI and Finance Manager to develop budgets and coordinate all aspects of grant submission to federal and foundation funding agencies; manages progress reports, performance, or financial reporting as required by the granting agency; monitors anticipated and actual costs charged to project budgets, regularly communicates these to Finance Manager, to identify and prevent potential overruns.
Develops and disseminates necessary project materials to research team and partner agencies.
Generates tables and graphs for academic papers, reports and presentations; writes, proofreads and fact-checks academic papers, reports and presentations.
Prepares project memos, summaries, presentations, and manuscripts targeting both policymakers, academic researchers and other stakeholders.
Will supervise other research staff.
Applies research principles and relevant subject matter knowledge relevant to administer a research project. With a moderate level of direction, manages lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan.
Supports data collection and analytical needs of research projects. Conducts literature reviews and helps write reports and manuscripts. Ensures project compliance with different policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in degree economics, public policy, social science, or a closely related field Â
Prior experience working with local organizations in the education, affordable housing, or homeless services arenas.
Knowledge of urban policy, social policy, behavioral economics and research literature on education or housing policies. Â
Previous experience working in a research organization or managing research projects.
Previous fieldwork experience.
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