Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Center for Obesity Prevention and Policy Research in the Brown School at the Danforth Campus.
Primary responsibilities for this position include managing the day-to-day activities of the study, including supervision of any project staff, coordination of evaluation activities, oversight of data collection and analyses, and development of reports and other products. The coordinator may travel out of state often.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage project evaluation and research
Oversee research, development, and writing to meet project deliverables
Manage data collection (quantitative & qualitative) content development
Actively disseminate project findings: prepare summaries, present at scientific conferences, participate in preparation of manuscripts
Manage, develop, and coordinate all project activities, including managing expert interviews and serving as the primary contact for external partners
Prepare regular progress reports and final reports for funding agency
Manage budgetary expenditures in cooperation with financial manager
Develop and implement project timelines
Supervise project staff – Hire, manage, and oversee work of research assistants (staff and students)
Assist in grant development
Perform other duties as assigned
Will be in a office setting at the Brown School on the Danforth Campus; travel will be a required component of the position.
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of job related experience or Master’s degree in public health, social work, social sciences, or public policy
Experience analyzing data (qualitative/quantitative)
Experience in evaluation design and literature reviews
Ability to travel
Experience with planning and organization of projects
Experience with dissemination and implementation research
Understanding and knowledge of public health terminology
Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred
Demonstrated superior writing and editing skills
Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups, including faculty, staff, students, public affairs, and health and news organizations
Strong analytic skills and the ability to think strategically and programmatically
Ability to represent the project effectively with scholars, students, and community groups
Ability to work independently and exercise outstanding judgment
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a complex organizational environment
Ability to manage the projects budget and resources
The hiring range for this position is $38,162 - $51,500 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
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