Research Project Coordinator

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Research Project Coordinator

Tracking Code200130 Job Description

The Center for American Indian Studies (CAIS) is currently looking for a full-time Research Project Coordinator (RPC). The RPC coordinates and manages all CAIS research projects and community-engagement activities, as well as assists with data entry and data management and overall research project tasks and community-engagement activities as needed.

Required Skills
  • Working knowledge of at least one American Indian language
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), EndNote, and Sharepoint
  • Working knowledge of academic research databases, such as JStor and PubMed
  • Working knowledge of American Indian Internet and social media sites and platforms
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
Required Experience
  • Bachelors of Arts/Bachelors of Science degree in American Indian Studies, anthropology, or a related discipline
  • Previous demonstrated experience working with reservation-based and rural American Indian peoples and communities
  • Previous demonstrated experience working on an American Indian research team
  • Previous demonstrated experience working on a community-based participatory research team

Benefit Information:

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Job Location Overland Park, Kansas, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 8/9/2019
Application Due: 8/29/2019
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