Position InformationPosition Number 999973
Functional Title Research Scientist/Eval. Mgr Position Type Research Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on , , and Instagram.
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
Our mission is to be a statewide training and technical assistance provider, research partner, and information exchange resource for law enforcement, community, and resource providers who are involved in focused deterrence violent crime reduction strategies in North Carolina. Through the application of our partnership and our collaboration, we will strive to make communities across North Carolina safer. Our goals through the Network are to share best practices and contribute to the growing body of evidence-based practices in crime and violence reduction through focused deterrence strategies.
As a member of the National Network for Safe Communities, the State of North Carolina shares in the belief that successful innovations can deal with crime problems in a fundamentally different way. Working closely with the United States Attorney's Office in the Middle, Western, and Eastern federal judicial districts, The North Carolina Network for Safe Communities brings together jurisdictions around the State that are currently implementing focused deterrence strategies to help them learn from one another; address common issues; and provide support to new jurisdictions. The North Carolina Network for Safe Communities has organized the North Carolina Community Resource Coordinator ( CRC) Network, a statewide network for community resource providers to share information and exchange ideas concerning focused deterrence work in North Carolina. We meet quarterly to discuss, share, and document best practices.
The Research Scientist will work with foundations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations to design, implement, and assess evidence-based interventions and evaluations that promote organizational learning and program improvement. The Research Scientist will carry out research tasks such as instrument development, data collection, data analysis, and data visualization including the ability to explain findings and interventions to a wide range of audiences. The Research Scientist will also facilitate evaluation planning with clients to ensure that the data collection methods are culturally appropriate and that the findings are useful. In addition, this person will play an active role both in identifying and developing, submitting, and managing new grant opportunities.
Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants Recruitment Range Commensurate with Experience Org #-Department NC Safe Communities - 11516 Job Open Date 11/30/2022 For Best Consideration Date Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.000 Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA ExemptKey Responsibilities Percentage Of Time 35%
Grant writing and oversight of project management
Research and technical assistance
Strategic planning and intiative development
R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).
Physical Effort Reading, Writing, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Walking, Lifting-30-60 lbs.
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