Project Analyst

Coppin State University
May 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:$50,000 - $60,000
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Working Title Project Analyst

Position Location Fort Collins, CO Work Location Position qualifies for hybrid/in-office work Research Professional Position Yes Posting Number 202300862AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Classification Title Research Associate II Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range $50,000 - $60,000 Employee Benefits

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Desired Start Date 06/26/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 05/29/2023 Description of Work Unit

Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation's leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities. The Institute for Research in the Social Sciences ( IRISS) is a core facility supported by the Vice President for Research and College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University which aims to connect and support social scientists with other researchers, as well as university, community, and industry partners. We develop and deliver services that enhance social science research capacity, help to improve grant competitiveness campus-wide, promote interdisciplinary research networking opportunities and provide and support research methods training in support of the University's land grant mission.

Position Summary

The candidate will work with project manager(s), senior staff, and student staff to conduct social science research. This will include

  • Developing and administering surveys,
  • Facilitating or assisting with focus groups and interviews,
  • Cleaning and managing data,
  • Analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative data
  • Creating data visualizations, charts and graphs, and
  • Developing reports and/or presentations to deliver results to clients.
  • The candidate will work both independently and in a team environment collaboratively with supervision and draws upon appropriate research methods to perform designated tasks. The candidate should possess excellent analytical, strategic-thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills. The successful candidate will build strong and positive working relationships with staff, unit directors, researchers, campus faculty and administrators, as well as external community and business partners as required with each project and grant. The candidate will support other organizational priorities, as defined by the Senior Project Manager.

    Required Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and more than 3 years of relevant professional experience or a recent Master's degree in social science, science, or related field from an accredited university.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social science research methods and best practices, i.e., survey design and analysis, sampling methods, etc.
  • Two or more years experience managing and analyzing social science data.
  • Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Proficiency in R, STATA, and/or Python.
  • Experience with Social Network Analysis.
  • Experience using Qualtrics.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of university policies, administration, and operations.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and fiscal policies and procedures related to research.
  • Knowledge of human subjects research regulatory practices.
  • Excellent verbal, editing, and writing skills.
  • Experience supervising and managing student staff.
  • Diversity Statement

    Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    Essential Duties

    Job Duty Category Project Research Support


  • Provide support on awarded grant and project activities and associated contract deliverables, e.g. conduct statistical analyses, manage survey recruitment, and perform social network analyses.
  • In coordination with project manager(s) suggest best practices for research and program evaluation plans.
  • Conducts a variety of tasks to keep projects on time and on budget.
  • Provide supervision to graduate and undergraduate research assistants.
  • Works with on- and off-campus partners to complete projects and grant work for research in the social sciences.
  • Percentage Of Time 70 Job Duty Category Administration and Coordination


  • Follows policies and procedures related to research quality and data management.
  • Assists with administrative duties.
  • Manages schedules and communications as needed.
  • Maintains files, records, and archives of all project materials.
  • Tracks time, project tasks, and aligns with budgets requirements.
  • Mentor and manage student research assistants.
  • Participates in weekly project coordination meetings.
  • Percentage Of Time 30

    Application Details

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    To apply, please upload a cover letter that addresses the required and preferred job qualifications, a resume, and the contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

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    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, [email protected].

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    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].

    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

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    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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