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

Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

Position Overview:

The University of Kansas, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) is recognized as a leading research center in the field of disability. KUCDD implements and conducts grant-funded projects focusing on (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. KUCDD is part of the Life Span Institute (LSI), a leading research unit at the University of Kansas. The KUCDD maintains facilities on the University of Kansas Lawrence campus, at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, and in Parsons in southeast Kansas. As a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, the core functions of the KUCDD are:

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

This position will work across projects to coordinate research activities, monitor and communicate study progress, and assist with grant management and reporting tasks. The person in this role may directly supervise the work of professional staff and students supporting research project goals. The ideal candidate will be highly reliable in a fast-paced office, pay close attention to detail, be adept at problem-solving, and have project coordination experience.


  •  Experience in research project coordination
  •  Proficiency with data management and data collection activities
  •  Strong organization, problem-solving, and communication skills

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Application deadline:  July 7, 2019

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