Research Project Manager

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Aug 30, 2022
Oct 07, 2022
Full Time
Research Project ManagerThe George Mason University, Sturtevant Center for Literacy is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for a Research Project Manager to support one project beginning immediately and lasting for one year. The goal of this project is to enhance and support literacy initiatives for Virginia educators, students, and families with emphasis on mitigating missed learning opportunities due to the ongoing pandemic. This work will include developing a statewide professional development program for teachers, side-by-side tutoring for students, and a robust family program with accessible online and resources, workshops, and face-to-face family outreach.This position is responsible for coordination of the project workplan, including daily oversight and management of project staff. The project manager will be responsible for coordinating project data collection, developing training materials and supporting fidelity. The project manager will coordinate procurement and distribution of materials and resources. The project manager will contribute to the development and distribution of recruiting and marketing materials for literacy tutors and family outreach. The project manager will also be responsible for cultivating working relationships with a variety of academic and community partners, scheduling meetings, and responding to queries. Some travel to project sites within Virginia will be required.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Required Qualifications:Applicants must have the ability to provide excellent communication and organization, creativity, and problem-solving skills. Applicants must have a Master's degree. Previous work with grant-funded projects is required.Preferred Qualifications:The following education and/or skill sets are preferred: Knowledge of K-12 literacy development and/or education is preferred. Experience coordinating projects with a variety of stakeholders is preferred.

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