The Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology in the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for a Research Project Manager. This is a grant-funded fixed-term academic position.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is Wisconsin’s major public urban research university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as a R-1 Doctoral University – Highest Research Activity. Of the 131 universities designated as R-1, UWM is among a minority located in an urban setting and one of only 10 with a dedicated urban access mission.
The Research Program Manager I (RPM) will be responsible for managing research-related activities for Dr. Tina Freiburger, Professor in Criminal Justice & Criminology. Dr. Freiburger's research primarily focuses on program evaluations and the intersection of substance abuse, behavioral health, and the criminal justice system, but extends to school-based youth supports for children affected by the opioid epidemic. This position will serve as research program manager for the various projects and contracts under the purview of Dr. Freiburger's research portfolio. The RPM will coordinate research activities, manage budgets, and provide project management.
* Bachelors Degree
* Experience with budgets and funder progress reports.
* Strong communication skills as evidenced by well-written submitted application materials.
* Experience conducting interviews, surveys, or similar outreach with vulnerable populations.
* Experience with Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements and submissions.
* Experience with statistical analyses is a plus (Knowledge of SPSS, MS Excel, MS Access).
* Comfort with learning new software, such as online survey applications.
* Previous supervisory experience.
Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide a letter of application addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as it relates to all required and preferred qualifications as listed above, a resume/curriculum vitae, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references. All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.