Project Coordinator

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Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking a project coordinator to contribute to employment and disability research projects at the IPS Employment Center in Lebanon, NH.


Job Responsibilities:


· Coordinate day-to-day activities of the Independence Project research study for US military veterans.

· Contact research participants to schedule and conduct telephone interviews.

· Supervise research assistant(s) and ensure completion of following tasks, allocating responsibilities appropriately.

· Manage data entry, data cleaning, and data file maintenance.

· Conducting exploratory analysis and creating data visualizations with Microsoft Excel or other tools.

· Participates in proposal development and management.

· Participate in the preparation of reports and formal presentation of research findings.

· Assist in preparation of materials for Institutional Review Board review and renewal.

· Perform other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:


· A Bachelor's degree, preferably in the social sciences or health field with 5 years of experience or a Master's degree, preferably in the social sciences or health field with 2 years of experience is required.

Interviewing experience, preferably research interviews is essential. Candidates should possess strong organizational and time management skills, critical thinking skills, and excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills. You should be able to work both independently and as part of a research team.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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