LRDC - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (21006932)
This position is at the Institute for Learning, housed within the
Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC), a
multi-disciplinary center for research to advance the science of
learning by bringing together leading researchers in the cognitive,
social, and educational sciences.
The position will serve as a research program manager for a large
intervention and corresponding research study that works with many
different education stakeholders (multiple El Paso area school
districts and community organizations) to support improvement
related to teaching and learning middle school mathematics.
Responsibilities include: coordinating project deadlines and
deliverables for complex project teams; maintaining project
databases and ensuring secure filing and storage; complex analytic
functions with project data; managing the work of undergraduate and
graduate student workers; facilitating various writing tasks;
creating project policies and procedures for effective deliverable
production; and budget management. The successful candidate must
have the ability to interact effectively and efficiently with
internal and external contacts at all levels and to organize, set
priorities, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and complete work
in a timely and efficient manner. Considerable initiative,
independent judgment, and attention to detail required.
This position is located in El Paso, Texas, and must be able to
work out of the El Paso TX region for the duration of the
Must be able to communicate fluently in English and Spanish.
Valid drivers license required.
Master's degree required, in education, psychology, sociology or
related field and three years or more experience in a research
environment; significant level of experience may be substituted for
Master's degree in education or related discipline (e.g.,
sociology, psychology), or a psychology/education/sociology
bachelors with extensive field-based research experience.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human
dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Minimum Education Level Required
Minimum Experience Level Required
3-5 years experience
Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00, potential
$30,732.00 - $49,296.00
Visa Sponsorship Provided
For position finalists, employment with the
University will require successful completion of a background
Child Protection Clearances
The following PA Act 153
clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement
of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State
Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child
Abuse History Clearance.