Project Coordinator - Research Laboratory Coordinator - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the overall development of the project. Assists with project design, management, and implementation. Promotes the project and serves as liaison between the project and contacts internal and external to the University. Position may also supervise students, provide general office assistance, create promotional materials, and assist in the development of other potential projects.

Additional Department Summary:

The Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) has established the Lab for Leadership in the Exploration of Analytics, Data, Engineering and Research (LEADER). LEADER will house various research labs in areas such as weather, traffic safety, virtual reality and analytics with potential additional laboratories defined under the LEADER mission. The Research Laboratory Coordinator assists the Director in the coordination of laboratory management and will assist in all efforts conducted by the lab, including research, outreach, grant writing, grants management, and all other lab activities. The Research Laboratory Coordinator performs managerial functions for multiple research laboratories focused on applied research and IT integration in applied research. The Coordinator will manage all research support at the direction of the Research Laboratory Director. Day travel and some overnight travel possible.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and one year of experience.

Skills and Knowledge:

Strong verbal, writing, planning and organizational skills. Knowledge of research methods. Proficiency in word processing, database management and spreadsheet programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in managing projects. Event planning experience. Professional experience in criminal justice, juvenile justice, psychology, counseling, social service, social science, public service or analytical professions. Multi-disciplinary approach to applied research activities, including technical IT knowledge for research analytics. 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 32614.44 Midpoint - $ 47299.20

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Computer Science
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Laboratory and Research
  • Academic Administration
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
  • Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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