Project Coordinator

Employer
Westat
Location
NH - Lebanon
Posted
Jan 18, 2018
Closes
Feb 19, 2018
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.
Job Summary: Westat is seeking a project coordinator to work on a research study to evaluate employment services to help US Armed Service members transitioning from active duty to gain employment.   The research office for this study is based in Lebanon, NH.
Job Responsibilities: · Coordinate day-to-day activities. · Provide liaison with consultants and program staff. · Prepare preliminary reports of recruitment flow (CONSORT diagram). · Monitor follow-up completion rates. · Work with the team in planning and trouble-shooting. · Supervise research assistant(s) and ensure completion of following tasks, allocating responsibilities appropriately. · Conduct screening, baseline, and follow-up telephone interviews with 400 veterans over a 4-year period. · Contact research participants to schedule interviews. · Respond to emails and telephone inquiries about the study. · Determine study eligibility and conduct research interviews. · Coordinate linkage study participant with staff of employment programs. · Identify local offices of employment programs for veterans. · Manage data entry, data cleaning, and data file maintenance. · Prepare appropriate representations of data such as data tables, matrices, etc. · Participate in the preparation of reports and presentation of the research findings. · Assist in preparation of materials for Institutional Review Board review and renewal. · Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

· A master's degree with 5 years of research (or related) experience and at least 2 years of experience as a supervisor/manager is required.  
Interviewing experience, preferably research interviews. Veteran of the US Armed Services preferred.
Candidates should possess strong organizational and time management skills, critical thinking skills, and excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills. You should be able to work both independently and as part of a research team. 

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday Leave, Professional Development as well as other benefits.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.


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