Research Project Administrator

Posting Number 2022-10656
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/9/2022 1:34 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Mostly Remote
NYU Coleridge Initiative (Staff)
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service (PS1046)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

The Research Project Administrator will support the operation, management, execution and timeline of the research project “Democratizing Data,” for which Julia Lane is the Principal Investigator. The qualified candidate will establish and maintain project plans and schedules; develop and maintain administrative, project and contracting records; coordinate and memorialize meetings; develop and write up first drafts of project reports; liaise with the Wagner budget team to ensure consultants and contractors submit records and are paid in a timely manner; and assist project assistants in research as necessary.


**Grant funded position. Opportunity for yearly renewal based on grant funding. Part-time position.**


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree with some quantitative experience

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree in quantitative field preferred

Required Experience:
2+ years project management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience writing reports and comtributing to grant proposals.

Preferred Experience:
1+ years Experience working with complex technical projects

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong organizational and project management skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to develop and sustain effective relationships in support of organizational goals. Ability to work and communicate with diverse internal and external stakeholders in individual and group settings. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications and with various social media platforms. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion, and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Must be a self-starter who is interested in developing projects for the public good

Additional Information

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