University of Virginia Project Coordinator in Charlottesville, Virginia

Posting Summary:

The Department of Psychology seeks a part-time (20 hours per week) project coordinator for secondary data analysis projects involving large national databases about twins, siblings and families. Incumbent will manage acquisition and maintenance of datasets, and prepare smaller datasets for analysis by principal investigator and graduate students. The incumbent will assist in data analysis and manuscript preparation and also manage the activities of undergraduate research assistants.

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

University Leadership Characteristics:

For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge.

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:

At least 3 months of research experience. Research time while a student in higher education can be used in place of work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work accurately and carefully.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Ability to maintain detailed experimental records.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to use independent judgment.

  • Ability to work well in a group or individually.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to resolve problems.

  • Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and procedures.

  • Ability to write and edit professional papers.

Required Applicant Documents: CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

Department: Department of Psychology

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

FLSA Exemption Status: Non Exempt

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Posting Date: 10-17-2016

Location: Charlottesville

Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?: Yes

Employment Posting Category: University Staff

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Anticipated Hiring Range: $17,000 - $18,000

Posting Number: 0619766

If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.)Degree Requirements Analysis: A bachelor's degree in psychology or related field.

Number of Months/Year: 12

Drug Testing Required?(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included): No

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Posting for UVA Employees Only: No

Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Area of Interest: Laboratory and Research

Employment Conditions: Criminal HistorySexual Offender RegistryDegree Validation

Shift: Day

Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting): Staff Application

Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: Some - up to 4 years

Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Organization (Position Organization): 31885 AS-Psychology

Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx.xxxx): 20

Working Title: Project Coordinator

Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?: No

Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: *Degree Required