Research Project Coordinator
Chicago, IL 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Position Details

Position Number 8102554
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Part-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus
Department Name PSYCHOLOGY
Location Code PSYCHOLOGY (02119A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes
Duties and Responsibilities
The Research Project Coordinator manages daily operations of a federally-funded research project that that examines dual language development in Spanish-speaking Latino children. The project involves the recruitment of Spanish-speaking Latino families with toddlers to participate in the research. The project also involves the collection of data at families' homes in the Chicagoland. This is an ideal position for someone who is interested in applying to graduate school or someone with interests in bilingual development and working with Spanish-speaking families.

Managing the daily operations of the research project, including:
- Recruiting families to participate in the research.
- Scheduling and coordinating data collection.
- Traveling to families' homes in the Chicagoland area for data collection.
- Maintaining relationships with families and project staff.
- Training and supervising graduate and undergraduate research assistants.
- Transcribing, coding, and analyzing data.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Bachelor's degree in related field and one-three years of related experience.
-Proficiency in Spanish
-Outstanding organization and communication skills
-Dependable, reliable and punctual
-Available to work evenings and weekends
-Access to a vehicle preferred
Minimum requirements are a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Education, Linguistics or related fields, and at least one year of research experience. Experience with language analysis and naturalistic observation methodology is a plus.
Computer Skills
Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; familiarity with common statistical programs (e.g., SPSS).
Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No
Physical Demands Carrying, Standing
Working Conditions Irregular Hours
Open Date 07/27/2021
Close Date
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Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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