Research Project Manager
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|Recruitment/Posting Title||Research Project Manager|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)|
|Department||BSPPP-Heldrch Ctr Workfrce Dev|
The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development is based at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. The university-based research and policy center, founded in 1997, is dedicated to raising the effectiveness of the American workplace by strengthening workforce education, placement and training programs, and policies and has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s leading research centers for workforce development. The Center’s efforts concentrate on both nurturing concrete innovations in workforce practices, as well as addressing broad-scale economic policy changes that ensure Americans receive the education and training they need to be productive and prosperous in the knowledge economy of the 21st century. The Center provides an independent source of analysis for reform and innovation in policy-making and employs cutting-edge research and evaluation projects to identify best practices in workforce development and employment and workplace policy. It is also engaged in significant partnerships with the private sector to design effective education and training programs and is committed to assisting job seekers and workers attain the information, education, and skills training they need to move up the economic ladder. The Center embodies its slogan ‘Solutions at Work’ by not only documenting challenges facing the nation’s workforce, but also partnering with industry leaders and educators to seek out practical solutions that translate into effective government and workforce policy. Ultimately, the Center serves as a laboratory to create innovative, applied solutions to well-documented workplace challenges. This combination of scholarly research and “real world” solutions enables the Center to make a significant difference in the lives and futures of American workers and their employers.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Project Manager for the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development. This positions reports to the Director of Research and Evaluation, this position is responsible for conducting quantitative analyses of data in a large and comprehensive workforce longitudinal database. The
Among the key duties are the following:
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week|
|Daily Work Shift|
|Annual Minimum Salary||71384.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||90353.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||109322.000|
|Union Description||Admin Assembly (MPSC)|
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||ABP|
|Minimum Education and Experience||
• Requires a bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics, public policy, political science, sociology, or related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of general research principles and practices.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities||
• The position requires exceptional quantitative analysis skills and demonstrated ability to use R to conduct sophisticated data analysis.
• A master’s degree in economics, statistics, public policy, political science, sociology, or related discipline and 5 or more years of professional experience in data analysis is preferred.
• The position is expected to have a strong knowledge of data management and data analysis software, primarily R.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment||
• In addition to the aforementioned, the position requires an exceptionally high level of attention to detail; a sincere concern about ensuring that the data analyses are of the highest quality; vigilant adherence to procedures to maintain the security and confidentiality of all data in the system; and a creativity to develop and answer intriguing research questions based on the data.
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|Regional Campus||Rutgers University-New Brunswick|
|Home Location Campus||Downtown New Brunswick|
|Location Details||Downtown (Heldrich Center)|
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