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Research Coordinator

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati Institute for Policy Research (UCIPR) is a unit of the University of Cincinnati Office of the Provost. The UCIPR's capabilities incorporate rigorous qualitative and quantitative applied research techniques with extensive experience conducting complex, large-scale surveys (telephone, web, in-person), program evaluation and community needs assessment, interviews and focus groups, and data analytics and visualization.


Essential Functions

  • Implement and utilize evaluation tools for research projects. Assist with modification of protocols. May design evaluation tools.
  • Maintain quality improvement/control procedures, monitoring of data collecting procedures and protocols and documentation.
  • Provide training of research protocol, on equipment and proper data collection/research techniques.
  • Gather, review and analyze data. Coordinate the generation of support data for manuscripts and proposals.
  • May coordinate the development of research project reports.
  • Develop and maintain daily lab/staffing schedules.
  • Maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) manuals and/or initiate new procedures as provided
  • Develop and maintain a database for all research customers and/or hours worked for each research project conducted.
  • Communicate appropriately to staff, research project directors/Principal Investigators, students, departments, and others as needed. Answer technical questions when appropriate.
  • Assign work; ensure proper workflow of the lab; act as lead worker.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree Degree in the appropriate field or discipline dependent on position.
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of experience coordinating research or data collection.
  • Strong project coordination skills.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Bachelor's Degree in social sciences, public policy, management or related field is required.
  • Three (3) years working in programming data collection software and/or data analysis.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Experience with data collection software.
  • Demonstrated skills in quality control of research data.
  • Demonstrated skills in analysis of research data.
  • Skills in handling/coordinating multiple projects and deadlines.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
  • May require evening and weekend hours.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 81542 


Research Coordinator

Date:  May 14, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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