Title: Program Manager / Research Associate
Department: National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
School/Management Center: Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Location: Mandel School, Research Commons
Supervisor Name and Title: Debbie Wilber, Assistant Director
Working under limited supervision, the Program Manager will be planning and carrying out research and consultation on local, national, and international projects, for the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC) with a focus on investigating how to reduce urban poverty and promote successful mixed-income communities.
The Program Manager will work closely with principal investigators, faculty and staff and supervise students to carry out research and technical assistance across multiple projects and sites. The Program Manager will manage a portfolio of diverse, complex projects, and carry out a variety of research-related tasks, including: literature reviews, data collection, data entry, research and instrument design, qualitative data analysis, quantitative data analysis, and report writing. The Program Manager will manage project workplans and help coordinate project teams and partners. The Program Manager will help design and provide technical assistance and consultation. Key to this role will be the Program Manager’s ability to cultivate relationships with researchers, policymakers and practitioners, as well as staff and others at study sites. In addition, the Program Manager will help build and maintain NIMC information resources for researchers, practitioners and policymakers.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, BIPOC, and other members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As a center, NIMC has a strong racial equity and racial justice focus and seeks team members with a demonstrated commitment to antiracist community, organizational and systems change.
Department: Weekly contact with supervisor, NIMC principal investigators, faculty, staff and partners. Weekly contact with staff, students and faculty at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.
University: Weekly contact with university staff.
External: Daily contact with external constituents and stakeholders.
Students: Weekly supervise student field placement interns and student employees.
Supervise staff research assistants, and graduate and undergraduate student research assistants.
Challenging and fast-paced, multitasking university research environment. Travel may be required. May occasionally be required to attend evening and weekend meetings. Experience and comfort in urban neighborhood environments required. Employee can be based outside of Cleveland.
Interested candidates should send their resume and a letter expressing their interest in this position to Dawn Ellis, email@example.com. Use subject line “RA 2020 application” and save both documents as a single pdf file with your first and last name.