TRIP Junior Program Manager (JPM)
The Junior Project Manager (JPM) is a staff position at the Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) Project at the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations. TRIP explores relationships among teaching, scholarship, and policymaking about international relations through surveys of international relations faculty around the world, surveys of policymakers, and a database of international relations articles. The position is based in Williamsburg, Virginia. Junior Project Manager positions are designed for recent college graduates who would like to deepen and broaden their analytical, methodological, and management skills; receive on-the-job training and mentoring from the Project Manager and Principal Investigators of the TRIP Project; and prepare for future professions in academia, government, and/or the private sector. The JPM divides his or her time between research laboratory management and other specialized research activities. Specialized duties are assigned based on the skills, interests, and experiences of the incumbent. JPMs play an important role in helping TRIP to expand its collaboration within the academic and policy communities. JPMs also help to train and teach undergraduate Research Assistants at William & Mary and may have opportunities to work on research products, including book chapters and journal articles.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Government, International Relations, or a relevant degree or an equivalent combination of training and experience
• Excellent command of the English language
• Proven ability to undertake diverse and complex assignments with minimal supervision and resolve competing demands
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a demanding and complex work environment, to carry out assignments in a timely manner, and to adapt to changing situations and priorities
• Strong and effective inter-personal skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of professors at William & Mary and other institutions, ITPIR staff, student researchers, and other employees at the College
• Experience analyzing survey data and other forms of quantitative data
• Experience using data to create insightful visualizations
• Understanding of contemporary social science methods and the IR academic literature
• Knowledge of STATA and R statistical programs
• Knowledge of SQL and database management
The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.