Job description

Duties: This position is responsible for managing many aspects of the World Well Being Project (WWBP) at the Penn Positive Psychology Center. The WWBP utilizes real-time Internet data on the order of billions of data points to create unobtrusive ways to assess well-being in large populations.

Manage meetings for Penn team as well as with consultants. Evaluate research needs with collaborators and manage the agenda for meetings.

Manage IRB protocol submissions, liaise with the Penn Office of Regulatory Affairs, and ensure compliance with Penn policies and protocols

On a regular basis, create, collect and manage the content for the communications website and social media feeds, deciding how to best communicate research results to have the largest impact.

Coordinate and handle purchases and payments including Handle payments to vendors, consultants, research subject pay, and travel reimbursements, purchase of computer hardware, software, and other equipment and supplies Create progress reports, manuscripts, and other publications.

Perform research: Review large amounts of complex materials and synthesize and summarize for the team; manage and analyze data. Decide how best to allocate resources for research.

This is a part-time position.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required
1-2 year of project management experience
A background in psychology with research experience is preferred
Able to work independently with little supervision
Excellent organizational, writing, speaking, computer, and diplomatic skills
Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Reference Number: 02-27564

Salary Grade: PT/25

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Positive Psychology Center

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: Z-Non-Classified Staff/Non-Unionized Job Grades




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Posted: 12/13/2017
Application Due: 12/13/2018
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