Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is part-time and works approximately 24 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is for the Brown School. The position is located at Goldfarb Hall. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Primary responsibilities for this position include assisting with the research plan of the Kauffman Foundation Capital Access project, strategic plan of the Social Enterprise and Innovation lab including supervision of project staff, coordination of monitoring and evaluation activities, managing research publications, oversight of events, building relationships with community members and potential funders.� Operationalizing strategic initiatives through process development and documentation, and development of reports and other products.� Position may travel out-of-state one to two times per year.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategic Plan Development, Work Plan Development, and Monitoring
Manage key components of the development, implementation, execution, and evaluation, of multiple projects.
Develop plan of key strategic initiatives for the academic year.
Lead development of a detailed plan for executing on deliverables of the projects, including engagement of funders, community partners and stakeholder groups, dissemination, and communications.
Maintain a system for monitoring progress and alerting key stakeholders of deadlines.
Work with vendors and consultants on pricing, project oversight, and timely delivery of project products.
Manage the coordination all project activities, including overseeing the delineation of tasks and serving as the primary contact for external partners.
Prepare regular progress reports and final reports for funding agencies.
Manage budgetary expenditures.
Develop and implement project timelines.
Supervise staff associated with the projects, including project coordinators and research assistants.
Train/onboard new staff and manage turnover.
Communicate and coordinate as necessary with multiple funders and competing deliverables and needs.
Coordinate with Brown School administrative staff regarding space, computer support, events management, office supplies, and other needs.
Build and maintain database of procedural documentation.
Research and Writing
Lead the preparation of manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals and to publish as whitepapers, including data collection and analysis, drafting and editing manuscript text, managing references, and ensuring that manuscripts conform to journal style guidelines.
Lead high-level literature searches and identification of evidence-based best practices to inform policy and programmatic recommendations.
Manage project web presence.
Prepare workshops for students and executive education.
Contribute to obtaining new funding to continue the work Capital Access Prosperity project.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant project coordination experience or a master’s degree in social work, social sciences, or public policy.
Experience and familiarity with the entrepreneurial ecosystem, especially in Saint Louis.
Master’s degree in CRM development, implementation, and management.
2+ years' leadership experience.
1+ years’ experience in venture capital, incubator, or accelerator.
1+ years’ experience in non-profit or social enterprise management.
Demonstrated research capabilities through publications.
1+ years’ experience teaching.
Experience managing a project budget.
Strong analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative, including evaluation).
Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups, including faculty, staff, students, public affairs, and health and news organizations.
Ability to represent the projects and Principal Investigator effectively with scholars, students, and community groups.
Ability to work independently and exercise outstanding judgment.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a complex organizational environment.
Ability to manage the projects’ budgets and resources to complete deliverables.
The hiring range for this position is $23.07 - $29.42 per hour.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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