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Project Manager

The Justice Lab (JL) at the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) at Columbia University is recruiting for a Project Manager. Reporting to the Co-Directors, the Project Manager will work to prioritize, organize, and facilitate the research goals of the Justice Lab by maintaining seamless day-to-day administrative and financial operations and functional efficiency of the lab. The incumbent should have the ability to gather, synthesize, and analyze information on different issues and clearly and accurately communicate findings. Duties will include providing financial oversight to ensure projects align with JL goals; coordinating the approval of timesheets and grant spending to ensure compliance with applicable policies and guidelines, assisting with the financial dimension of strategic planning; managing hiring and recruitment; administratively supporting project staff by assisting with grant proposals, budgets and reporting; monitoring lab expenditures and purchasing; assisting with IRB protocol submissions and updates; assisting with contracts for outside vendors; and hiring and supervising an administrative assistant. Serves as the lab’s main liaison to University administrative offices, faculty, students, and the general public. Collaborates with ISERP and the Columbia School of Social Work (CSSW) to ensure the smooth operation of the lab.

Bachelor's degree in related field plus a minimum of four years of related experience required.

For full details and to apply, visit: https://opportunities.columbia.edu/en-us/job/498746/project-manager

Senior Staff Associate

The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) seeks to appoint two continuing term Senior Staff Associates, beginning April 15, 2019. The Staff Associates will be members of Bruce Western’s research team for the Rikers Island Longitudinal Study (RILS) and the Pennsylvania Solitary Study (PASS) at the Justice Lab.

We are seeking two highly qualified researchers who will support a variety of tasks related to research and the dissemination of results: in particular, build and lead a team of interviewers drawn from New York communities who will collect data from justice-involved respondents throughout New York, analyze quantitative and qualitative data on court involvement, employment, health and related topics. These positions will support the Justice Lab projects by integrating and coordinating the assignments of the team of staff associates and DRA’s.

Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology or other social science, Social Work, Public Health, or a JD required, with 8 years of related research experience required.

For full details and to apply, visit: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/2719

Staff Associate

The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) seeks to appoint two continuing term Staff Associates, beginning April 15, 2019. The Staff Associates will be members of Bruce Western’s research team for the Rikers Island Longitudinal Study (RILS) and the Pennsylvania Solitary Study (PASS) at the Justice Lab.

We are seeking two highly qualified researchers who will support a variety of tasks related to research and the dissemination of results: work with a team of interviewers drawn from New York communities to collect data from justice-involved respondents throughout New York, analyze quantitative and qualitative data on court involvement, employment, health, and related topics. Each Staff Associate will be supervised by a Senior Staff Associate and the Principal Investigator (Justice Lab Co-Director Bruce Western) and will participate in project progress meetings with the Principal Investigator and other project staff (i.e. Senior Staff Associates, Departmental Research Assistants).

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Criminal Justice, Sociology or other social science, with a minimum of 2 years of related research experience required.

For full details and to apply, visit: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/2727