Job Details

Research Project Leader

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Alexandria, VA

Skills And Qualifications:


Essential Functions

· Work with AIHEC‘s research team to collect data through determined techniques and procedures,

structured interviews, or other project specific methodology

· Conducts, assists, and records face-to-face interviews and focus groups with subjects, in accordance with predetermined interview protocol, data collection procedures, and documentation standards

· Draft research business practices for potential future partnerships

· Adept at literature searches, data analysis and generating annotated bibliographies

· Analyze and synthesize data

· Participates in development or research projects

· Prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations

· Coordinates report distribution, and tracks team measurables

· Schedules/coordinates meetings and follows through on action items

· Generates ideas for new content types based on research findings

· Keep up-to-date knowledge of the industry and related topics

· Other duties as assigned

Required Education:


·         Must hold a Master’s focused on a social science research discipline

Duties And Responsibilities:

·         Demonstrated proficiency with generating annotated bibliographies and literature reviews

·         Demonstrated competence in conducting and analyzing qualitative and quantative data.

·         Extensive experience arranging/conducting interviews and focus groups as appropriate to the study, and recording research data in accordance with specified protocol and procedures

·         Significant experience working with Native communities or tribal colleges and universities and knowledge of higher education issues, as well as issues regarding research in American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) or other Indigenous communities and tribal nations

·         Ability to successfully work both independently and collaboratively, and participate in consensus building and group facilitation processes

·         Strong oral and written communication skills essential

·         Multitasking capacity with keen attention to detail and clear ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

·         Demonstrated proficiency in using software such as Excel, Teams, Zoom, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word

·         Human Subjects Certification will be required before research with human subjects may begin

Salary And Benefits:

$45 – 49/hour – 25 hour work week

Additional Info:

Application Information
Please send a current CV, 1 research writing sample, cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the job. Include the contact information for at least three professional references who are willing to be contacted on your behalf. Send materials in a PDF with the subject line Attn: Research Project Director Position.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Contact Info:

Kathy Depalma

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