Job Description

Research and Project Associate

Pay type: Hourly

Hours: Part-time, up to 30 hours
Location: Kalamazoo, with some limited travel within Michigan
Department: Unified Clinics Children's Trauma Assessment Center (CTAC)       

General summary: Research, evaluation, and project support activities for CTAC’s grant/contract-funded projects 

Major duties:

  • Conduct evaluation activities according to the developed evaluation plan.
  • Develop/assist developing database/data storage plan for project.
  • Develop/assist developing data collection strategy.
  • Implement data collection, or implement with assistance.
  • Implement and oversee data management of specified projects related to grant-and contract-funded evaluation and/or research.
  • Assist senior evaluator and project coordinator in implementing projects.  
  • Prepare evaluation reports by compiling data, organizing and cleaning data, and displaying data.   
  • Assist senior evaluator in preparation of grant and contract proposals.  
  • Conduct limited literature review and gathering materials for training's.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • BA or BS in research-related field, with coursework/experience in research/evaluation
  • Competence with Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent writing skills – provide writing sample
  • Excellent organizational skills

Desired qualifications:

  • Masters level education
  • Work experience with research and/or evaluation
  • Working knowledge of SPSS, R, Dedoose, and/or other data analysis software
  • Experience with visual reporting software (e.g., Tableau)