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Now Hiring - Visiting Research Coordinator, Family Resiliency Center

12/7/2011  8:00 am

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Visiting Research Coordinator, Family Resiliency Center.  

For full consideration, applications must be received by December 21, 2011.  See details below for how to apply.  This posting may  also be found on the Illinois Job Board.  


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Visiting Research Coordinator, Family Resiliency Center


The Visiting Research Coordinator will supervise and coordinate research activities related to a Rural Health and Safety Education grant that will evaluate an electronically delivered parenting education program.


The position is a temporary Academic Professional position, 100%, 9 month.  Renewal is subject to continuation of funding. Position may move to permanent if funds become available depending on the needs of the department.


Available: January 1, 2012.


Qualifications: A current affiliation with the Illinois campus is required.  Bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral sciences and two years of survey research experience are required. Demonstrated project management skills and experience in managing longitudinal data are required.  Programming knowledge in at least one of the following statistical programs is required:  SPSS, SAS, or Stata. 


Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to use Application Programming Interface (API) functions to extract data from online database platforms.  Experience with word processing and spreadsheet programs, ability to calculate and interpret basic descriptive statistics, strong organization and communication skills, ability to work independently in the face of competing demands, and ability to exercise good judgment in complex situations.


Duties: Responsible for the day-to-day management of data collection and preparation of statistical summary reports for the research project.  Develop, design and implement a recruitment plan for research participants.  Evaluate research study protocol, including participant ability measures, process and outcome measures, to optimize for research participants.  Manage research project timeline and workflow.  Develop the online, print, and phone research survey instruments.  Coordinate data collection, develop a database of participant information, and oversee the entry of process and outcome data from the surveys. Train and monitor undergraduate research assistants to assist with data management and other duties. Provide monthly summary reports, for evaluation by faculty PI.


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Close Date: In order to ensure full consideration applications must be received by December 21, 2011. Applicants must create a candidate profile through and upload, in one file, a letter of interest, resume, and names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after closing date.


For further information regarding applications procedures, contact Amanda Hart at 217-244-7927.


For further information regarding the position please contact Aaron Ebata at (217)333-2912,


The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (