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Project Coordinator

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 34051 University Title Lab/Research Technician University Job Family Research & Innovation ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Local Working Title Project Coordinator Position Number 593600 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Psychology Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
The newly formed Center for Evidence-based Partnerships in Virginia (CEPVa) is seeking a project coordinator to join a small team of researchers led by Dr. Michael Southam-Gerow. The Center was developed to provide technical assistance to the behavioral health-related governmental agencies of Virginia. The coordinator would provide assistance for a state-funded service project designed to assess the needs (e.g., behavioral health, substance use) of youth and families within the child welfare system, and then coordinate training events to address those needs.

Key duties will include general administrative functions (e.g., communications), in-person and virtual event planning and coordination, and maintenance of established data management systems. Responsibilities will also involve significant public-facing activities that will require flexibility, timely responsiveness, and skills for working with individuals from various educational and occupational backgrounds. The position will involve some travel (reimbursable) around the state of Virginia for training events.

This is a restricted position. The employee understands that the continuation of this position depends on the continuation of grant funding. Minimum Hiring Standards
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, political science, public administration, communication studies, or related field
- Strong organizational skills and fastidious attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Openness and willingness to engage in team discussions related to antiracism and racial equity
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU is required. Preferred Hiring Standards
Experience with local advocacy and community involvement
- Interest and appreciation for innovative online tools and digital workspaces (e.g., Trello, Slack); “Tech-savvy”
- Comprehensive understanding of the nature and functioning of political and legislative processes, federal and state governance, and data-driven policy change
- Knowledge of local governmental programming for children and families and social-economic trends related to child welfare in Virginia (or interest in learning)
- Interest in implementation science and evidence-based practice in mental health Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $38,000 to $40,000 Application Process/Additional Information
In addition to a complete application, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references (one of whom must be your current/most recent supervisor).

Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 hours/week Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Job Open Date 08/16/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Research Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/108962 Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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