Research Project Coordinator

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Job Title PROJECT COORDINATOR Position Number 8300765 Job Category University Staff Job Type Part-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Department Name PSYCHOLOGY Location Code PSYCHOLOGY (02119A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes Duties and Responsibilities

The Research Project Coordinator manages daily operations of a federally-funded research project that that examines dual language development in Spanish-speaking Latino children. The project involves the recruitment of Spanish-speaking Latino families with toddlers to participate in the research. The project also involves the collection of data at families’ homes in the Chicagoland. This is an ideal position for someone who is interested in applying to graduate school or someone with interests in bilingual development and working with Spanish-speaking families.
Managing the daily operations of the research project, including:
-Recruiting families to participate in the research.
-Scheduling and coordinating data collection.
-Traveling to families’ homes in the Chicagoland area for data collection.
-Maintaining relationships with families and project staff.
-Training and supervising graduate and undergraduate research assistants.
-Transcribing, coding, and analyzing data.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field and one-three years of related experience.


-Proficiency in Spanish
-Outstanding organization and communication skills
-Dependable, reliable and punctual
-Available to work evenings and weekends
-Access to a vehicle preferred


Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education, Linguistics or related fields, and at least one year of research experience, preferably in a child development laboratory. Experience with language analysis and naturalistic observation methodology is a plus.

Computer Skills

Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; familiarity with common statistical programs (e.g., SPSS).

Supervisory Responsibilities Yes Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No Physical Demands Carrying, Standing Working Conditions Irregular Hours Open Date Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Education, Linguistics or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least one year of research experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 5/24/2019
    Application Due: 7/23/2019
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