Public Health Job Opportunities

Research Coordinator

Deadline: until filled

The Nebraska Center for Justice Research at UNO is seeking a Research Coordinator. Working under the general direction of a Principal Investigator with the Nebraska Center for Justice Research, candidate will provide overall coordination of significant single site and multi-site research projects. Participates in developing research designs, data collection methods and strategies for data management. Coordinates multiple data collection efforts which may include other collaborating agencies or institutions. Writes and edits reports and manuscripts, develops and monitors reports, and works with funding agencies. Provides training and technical assistance to funding agencies and their grant recipients. Provides group facilitation among juvenile justice stakeholders. Works with juvenile justice stakeholders to develop a theory of change to guide their work.

Required Education: Master’s degree in social work, sociology, criminology, communications, public administration, psychology, or related field
Required Experience: Three years’ experience in research/data collection, three years’ experience in program evaluation.
*Will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience

This work is related to a Sherwood, UNO, and Douglas County Juvenile Justice partnership to support an evaluation of Douglas County’s Alternatives to Detention.  This two-year project has significant potential to responsibly reduce the number of youth who spend time incarcerated each year.

View the full job description and apply online here.