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Message ID: 10580
Date: 2019-02-26

Author:Kathryn Harding

Subject:Job posting: Research and Data Specialist (Chicago)

Dear Colleagues: Please see the description below for a new position with Prevent Child Abuse America in Chicago IL. Thank you, Kathryn Harding, MA Senior Director of Research, Prevent Child Abuse America Research & Data Specialist The position of Research and Data Specialist supports data and research initiatives across Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA) and requires a high level of organization, independent work, and attention to detail and timelines. A strong grasp of the research literature on the topic of child maltreatment is required as is a working knowledge of data analysis. The position of Research and Data Specialist reports directly to the Chief Research and Strategy Officer. Roles & Responsibilities: * Produce written products on the topic of child maltreatment (e.g., policy & research briefs, book chapters) * Locate, write, and submit funding proposals * Assist in draft annual summary reports for PCAA * Remain current on new and emerging child maltreatment research * Technical support to networks * Present research findings to diverse stakeholders (e.g., conferences, Board meetings, donors) * Assist in all duties associated with selecting, implementing, and managing a data system across the Healthy Families America (HFA) network * Conduct basic data analysis from chapter and HFA network * Work on special projects as assigned Necessary Qualifications & Skills: Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: * Master’s degree and experience in social work, public health, policy, or other allied discipline required. * Knowledge of empirical literature on child maltreatment, prevention, and home visitation. Language Skills: * Excellent communications skills, including both writing and public speaking so as to assist in the translation of research into policy and practice. Mathematical Skills: * Expertise with SPSS or SAS statistical software and comprehensive knowledge of advanced statistical methods. Reasoning Ability: * Strong skills in analytical thinking and understanding of scientific method. Other Qualifications: * Experience with data management, analysis, and interpretation * Familiarity with SPSS * Knowledge of child abuse and neglect research * Strong analytic skills * Strong written and oral communication * Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously * Close attention to detail Travel Required: * The employee must be available to travel locally and nationally a few times a year. Work Environment: The office is located at 228 South Wabash Avenue in Chicago, IL in a professional and vibrant area of the city. Appointment and Salary PCAA prefers to fill this position early in 2019, however, the position will remain open until a suitable candidate accepts the position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Closing Date and How to Apply Review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All candidates must submit: (1) a letter of interest which explains in detail and, where possible, provides examples of how the candidate meets the qualifications specified in this announcement; (2) a current résumé or curriculum vitae; and (3) the names, titles, addresses and telephone numbers of three independent references who can provide assessments of the applicant's professional experience, accomplishments and prospect for success in this position. Please submit all materials via email to Bart Klika, Chief Research & Strategy Officer, at bklika@preventchildabuse.org Background Check A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Prevent Child Abuse America is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, subscribing to all state and federal regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.

Dear Colleagues: Please see the description below for a new position with Prevent Child Abuse America in Chicago IL. Thank you, Kathryn Harding, MA Senior Director of Research, Prevent Child Abuse America Research & Data Specialist The position of Research and Data Specialist supports data and research initiatives across Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA) and requires a high level of organization, independent work, and attention to detail and timelines. A strong grasp of the research literature on the topic of child maltreatment is required as is a working knowledge of data analysis. The position of Research and Data Specialist reports directly to the Chief Research and Strategy Officer. Roles & Responsibilities: * Produce written products on the topic of child maltreatment (e.g., policy & research briefs, book chapters) * Locate, write, and submit funding proposals * Assist in draft annual summary reports for PCAA * Remain current on new and emerging child maltreatment research * Technical support to networks * Present research findings to diverse stakeholders (e.g., conferences, Board meetings, donors) * Assist in all duties associated with selecting, implementing, and managing a data system across the Healthy Families America (HFA) network * Conduct basic data analysis from chapter and HFA network * Work on special projects as assigned Necessary Qualifications & Skills: Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: * Master’s degree and experience in social work, public health, policy, or other allied discipline required. * Knowledge of empirical literature on child maltreatment, prevention, and home visitation. Language Skills: * Excellent communications skills, including both writing and public speaking so as to assist in the translation of research into policy and practice. Mathematical Skills: * Expertise with SPSS or SAS statistical software and comprehensive knowledge of advanced statistical methods. Reasoning Ability: * Strong skills in analytical thinking and understanding of scientific method. Other Qualifications: * Experience with data management, analysis, and interpretation * Familiarity with SPSS * Knowledge of child abuse and neglect research * Strong analytic skills * Strong written and oral communication * Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously * Close attention to detail Travel Required: * The employee must be available to travel locally and nationally a few times a year. Work Environment: The office is located at 228 South Wabash Avenue in Chicago, IL in a professional and vibrant area of the city. Appointment and Salary PCAA prefers to fill this position early in 2019, however, the position will remain open until a suitable candidate accepts the position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Closing Date and How to Apply Review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All candidates must submit: (1) a letter of interest which explains in detail and, where possible, provides examples of how the candidate meets the qualifications specified in this announcement; (2) a current résumé or curriculum vitae; and (3) the names, titles, addresses and telephone numbers of three independent references who can provide assessments of the applicant's professional experience, accomplishments and prospect for success in this position. Please submit all materials via email to Bart Klika, Chief Research & Strategy Officer, at bklikapreventchildabuse.org Background Check A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Prevent Child Abuse America is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, subscribing to all state and federal regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.