Research Project Coordinator - Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD), University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

  

Position Overview:
The University of Kansas - Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD), a recognized leading research center in the field of disability, is searching for a full-time Research Project Coordinator.  This position will coordinate development of study protocols to meet project goals and deadlines, supervise student workers in data management tasks, and coordinate personnel and practicum experiences.

KUCDD is recognized for conducting research and grant-funded related projects focused upon (a) applied research on effective assessment and intervention practices with a particular focus on self-determination and transition to employment and (b) interdisciplinary training in the disability field.  It is recognized as a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities.  Core functions of the KUCDD are:

  • Research
  • Interdisciplinary Training
  • Community Services (including technical assistance, community education, and direct services)
  • Information Dissemination

KUCDD is part of the Life Span Institute (LSI), a leading research unit at the University of Kansas with multiple facilities located statewide.  This position will be located on the KU main campus in Lawrence, Kansas.  KUCDD is committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive research and educational environment for faculty, staff and students. KUCDD actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education, including people with disabilities.
 
Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree with minimum of two (2) years of related professional experience, OR Master's
    degree with minimum of one (1) year of related professional experience.
2. Three (3) or more years of experience using multiple types of computer software and websites (e.g.,
    Microsoft Office suite, Google Drive, Adobe Acrobat, Facebook, Instagram, Mail Chimp, Survey
    Monkey) as demonstrated by application materials, portfolio and work experience.
3. Excellent written and oral communication skills as evidenced in application materials and interview.
4. Strong attention to detail as evidenced by application materials.
5. Strong interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills as evidenced by application materials and
    interview.
 
View full posting details:  https://employment.ku.edu/staff/13842BR      
Application deadline:  March 24th

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