This position will coordinate activities for a 5-year NIH-funded Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA), Imagining Possibilities. The project manager will liaison with our partner high schools, schedule all intervention and research activities, lead a team to deliver our in-school career education curriculum, assist in training team members, oversee data collection, assist with cleaning data and conducting basic analyses, maintain records, and complete required NIH annual reports.
Job Functions/Responsibilities will include:
Coordinating grant activities: maintain regular contact with each of our 4 partner high schools; schedule all grant activities (in school curriculum delivery, parent nights, data collection); recruit and interview undergraduate and graduate student team members; maintain records for annual reporting; coordinate with and provide records to external evaluator
Career education team leader: travel to one or more of our partner high schools each week to lead a team of up to 4 master's and undergraduate students in delivering our in-school career education intervention curriculum.
General Administrative Duties: purchasing supplies and equipment; hardware/software maintenance; assisting with expense and grant management; maintaining project website; and general faculty support
Research: creating online surveys in Qualtrics used for data collection; managing human subject protocols; cleaning and merging data files; conducting basic analyses; conducting literature searches; contributing to manuscript preparation
Internal Number: 202948
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