Project Coordinator Research Associate
Job no: 494163
Position type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: College of Education and Community Innovation
WK Kellogg, Education Programs Project Coordinator and Research Associate (grant-funded position). The GVSU College of Education and Community Innovation is seeking a Project Coordinator and Research Associate for the Education Initiatives within the W.K. Kellogg/Battle Creek Public Schools/GVSU Education Programs Partnership. This grant-funded position – through June 2024 – serves as the point person for the project leads of all of the partnership’s Education projects, manages and monitors the project budgets, timeline, and progress toward goals, communicates with W.K. Kellogg and Battle Creek Public School grant staff, and creates and maintains research projects, among performing other duties essential to the grant partnership.
- Work directly with and serve as point person for project leads on all W.K. Kellogg Education Programs grant-related projects
- Manage and monitor project budgets
- Manage and monitor project timeline and progress toward goals
- Lead monthly project lead meetings
- Collect and complete monthly progress reports
- Maintain a database of project measures
- Supervise project Office Coordinator
- Communicate with WK Kellogg and Battle Creek Public Schools grant staff as needed
- Report progress bi-weekly to Education Programs Principal Investigator
- Create and maintain IRB applications for the project overall
- Support project leads on research projects with data collection, data analysis, and IRB applications
- Create and maintain overall research projects
- Collect and analyze data for the program
- Pursue publication and presentation opportunities
- Assist project leads with pursuing presentation and publication opportunities
- Pursue new grant-related research ideas
- Hire, supervise, and mentor Graduate Assistants
- Perform other duties as required/assigned by the Education Programs Principal Investigator
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field
- Two or more years of experience working within a higher education setting or supervising adults in an educational setting
- Two or more years of experience managing complex projects
- Two or more years managing complex budgets
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Strong collaboration skills
- Master's Degree in Education or related field
- Experience overseeing research projects
- General knowledge of research methodology
- Understanding of basic database software
- Familiarity with computer databases and online survey applications
Supervise Education Programs Office Coordinator
Normal office environment. Some travel is required.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: College of Education and Community Innovation: Teaching & Learning Department
CAMPUS: Grand Rapids Campus
HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews may be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine requirement that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.
Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, email@example.com, (616) 331-9530.
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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