Research Administrative Coordinator

Research Administrative Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION: Primary duties include assisting in the management of administrative activities associated with a large field research project including coordinating routine activities associated with the project (e.g., recruitment of research subjects and scheduling of interviews, survey administration, quality control, and data entry) working closely with the principal investigator, co-principal investigator, field supervisor, field interviewers and research assistants to ensure that all facets of the research project remain on schedule. Ensures project is administered according to research protocol. May also conduct literature searches and assist with the preparation of research report. Supervises staff by orienting, training and giving them ongoing performance feedback. Performs related responsibilities as required. Reports to principal investigator.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS: This is a part-time position (approximately 20 hours per week) with Emory’s Policy Analysis Laboratory running from March through July 2019. We are seeking a Research Coordinator for a large field research project involving face-to-face interviews with 1,250 low- and moderate-income households receiving public housing assistance in the greater Atlanta area. The project will examine how the receipt of housing assistance and related social services aids low- and moderate -income persons and families in improving their quality of life and moving toward economic self-sufficiency. The Research Coordinator will work onsite at Emory to oversee the staff responsible for interview scheduling, field coordination, and data entry to ensure that study participants are scheduled promptly, that data are entered accurately, and that data security is maintained.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related social science field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Prefer candidates with a masters degree (or higher) and previous research experience.

SALARY: $20 – $25/hr based on experience and qualifications.

CONTACT: Please send inquiries and resume to Dr. Michael J. Rich, mrich [at] emory [dot] edu. *This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.


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