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Project Coordinator - Psychology

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Psychology - 208220
Pay Grade: A - Exempt
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Position Summary: The Project Coordinator duties include grant administration and IRB approvals, stimulus design and database management, recruiting and scheduling participants either at schools or virtually via Zoom, collaborating with local preschool teachers and administrators to conduct grant-related activities, and training and supervising undergraduate researchers. The Project Coordinator will also be responsible for organizing and participating in outreach activities in the community and will be expected to attend regular on and off campus meetings and/or virtual meetings. There will be opportunities to be involved in the dissemination of research through conference presentations, publications, and technical reports. The minimum expected commitment to the project is one year, with the possibility of extension for up to three years depending on performance. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is the possibility of beginning the position remotely if necessary and transitioning to in-person work when possible.
Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree in psychology, human development and family sciences, education or a closely related field.
2. At least one semester of prior experience in a research lab.
3. Direct experience working with young children ages 2 – 6 in a research or teaching capacity.
4. Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
5. Proficiency with using statistical software, including SPSS, demonstrated by completion of relevant coursework and/or experience conducting quantitative analyses.
6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with undergraduate students in a research capacity.
7. Demonstrated strong organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
8. Demonstrated proficiency in virtual meeting coordination (e.g., Zoom).
9. Ability to travel to community locations if/when needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience with community-engaged and applied research in school settings.
2. Demonstrated proficiency in computer programming (e.g., content management systems, R, JavaScript, MatLab).
3. Experience working with undergraduate computer engineering students in a collaborative manner or other interdisciplinary research teams.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Curriculum Vitae may be requested at time of interview

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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