Position Number: 00106941
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The College of Education is a voice of innovation for learning across the lifespan, preparing professionals who educate and lead. Our inquiry and practice reflect integrity, a commitment to social justice, and the value of diversity in a global community. The vision of the College of Education is to lead the way in North Carolina to increase success in education and narrow achievement gaps. Consistent with NC State's land grant mission we transform lives by emphasizing real world experiences through original research opportunities, comprehensive extension and engagement activities and external partnerships. We offer programs through three departments: Education Leadership, Policy, and Human Development (ELPHD); Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM Ed); and Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS). The College enrolls more than 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Our 122 faculty members together with the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation currently have more than $57 million in active research and development grants. The Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) advances education through scholarship, leadership and advocacy. Faculty in TELSprepare professionals who are committed to equity and social justice, have deep content knowledge, demonstrate strong working knowledge of effective pedagogies, and realize the potential of digital technologies to enhance learning. With more than 33 full-time faculty members and 15 part-time faculty members, the TELS department shapes the field of education by engaging in research that addresses current challenges and by participating in cross-disciplinary work that deals with real problems in forward-looking ways.
Essential Job Duties: The Project Manager will manage all daily operations of a large K-2 Literacy Project and research study, including: Provide support to project principal investigator and co-principal investigators Coordinate all project efforts between the university, Department of Public Instruction, and partner school districts Organize and coordinate all project meetings Handle all project communications with partners, participants, and other stakeholders Assist in efforts to recruit, interview, and hire university-based literacy coaches Supervise university-based literacy coaches Coordinate district-based literacy interventionists Coordinate all human subject (IRB) processes and procedures for the project Write project reports, including end-of-year report to funding agency and school districts Oversee project budget and work with budget office to process project payments Supervise and coordinate project personnel to accomplish all data collection, management, storage, and access. Support data analysis in literacy education Lead project dissemination efforts (presentations, publications, etc.) Work with experts to set and maintain the project learning management system Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the project principal investigator.
Minimum Education/Experience: Master's degree in literacy education, elementary education, related fields, or other relevant experience.
Department Required Skills: Outstanding interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interpret and answer a variety of questions with diplomacy and accuracy Strong organizational, presentation, and writing skills Excellent technological skills Excellent organization and management skills Detailed oriented person Must be meticulous, self-directed, conscientious, good listener, quick learner.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Ph.D. in literacy education, elementary education, project management or related fields Background i literacy education research Knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis and software Knowledge and experience in academic writing Experience with IRB Experience with project budget management Experience with online teaching or learning management systems
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Valid driver's license to travel to research sites.
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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