Research Coordinator (6262U), Berkeley Law - 27534
Research Coordinator (6262U), Berkeley Law - 27534
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: September 12, 2019
Berkeley Law is one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. As one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley, it is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation.
The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson, and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.
The Human Rights Center (HRC) is an interdisciplinary research institution based at the University of California, Berkeley. For twenty-five years, HRC has conducted research and investigations to improve accountability for human rights violations and promote the health and protection of survivors of violence. HRC has received multiple awards for its work, as well as the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Drawing on scientific methods from public health, political science, sociology, and other relevant fields, HRC brings interdisciplinary methodological expertise to research and evaluation design.
The Center's Health and Human Rights Program aims to improve the health of marginalized populations impacted by conflict, forced displacement, and violence. Using innovative methods and technical assistance, program staff design and implement applied research, partnering with leading local and international organizations to develop new tools, guidelines, and interventions. Currently, the program focuses on improving understanding of the health impacts of exploitation on the lives of marginalized adolescents, both in the U.S. and internationally, to inform the design of youth-centered support services.
The UC Berkeley Human Rights Center is hiring a Research Coordinator for a ground-breaking research and evaluation project to support the development of a family-based foster care pilot project that will serve youth who have experienced or are at risk of commercial sexual exploitation in San Francisco. Situated within the Health and Human Rights Program, this evaluation of the family-based foster care program is a mixed-method, longitudinal study that will be conducted in close partnership with city government agencies and service providers in San Francisco.
This individual in this position will work under the supervision of the study's Principal Investigator to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the study and close and constructive coordination with the study partners. The ideal candidate will be someone who can undertake the lead administrative and operational role for this program of work, and who is also seeking to build their research skills and experience. We anticipate that approximately 50% of time will be spent on project administration and coordination, and 50% time will be spent on research-related activities.
Gathers and analyzes resource data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations.
Helps to monitor staffing levels.
May be involved in recruiting and training study interviewers.
Under general supervision, provides analysis of moderately complex survey projects.
Salary & Benefits
This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $31.13 - $33.52.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This position is a full-time (40-hours per week), 1-year long Contract (temporary) position. This position is eligible for full UC Benefits. To learn more about what is included in our full benefits package, please visit https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/eligibility/index.html
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
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