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Message ID: 10966
Date: 2021-07-29

Author:Wakita, Satomi

Subject:Job Opening - Children and Family Research Center at the University of Illinois

Dear List members: The Children and Family Research Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hiring a research specialist. The description is shown below and can also be found on the University of Illinois Job Board . Please share the information with those who might be interested in this position. We are grateful for your help in spreading the word! -- Satomi Wakita, PhD wakita@illinois.edu Research Data Analyst Children and Family Research Center School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Phone: (217)333-7177 ________________________________ Research Specialist School of Social Work Children and Family Research Center (CFRC) University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Located in Champaign, Illinois The Children and Family Research Center (CFRC) was established in 1996 in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to identify and monitor child welfare service outcomes, conduct program evaluations of key interventions and complete research on critical issues that impact the success of these efforts. The CFRC conducts child welfare program evaluations and promotes evidence-based practices that advance the public mission of ensuring the safety, permanence, and well-being of children in or at risk of substitute care. The CFRC also conducts research in related fields of research such as sexual assault, children's mental health services, implementation science, and predictive analytics. Contributes to the intellectual and scientific development of research studies including the development of proposals, study design, and methods. Collaborates with other researchers to conduct data collection and analysis and assists in the preparation of research reports, presentations, and academic articles. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO . MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Work within a team environment to perform research and evaluation activities that enhance the child welfare and related human service fields, inform state and/or federal policy and practice, and contribute to scientific knowledge about child and family services. Perform a range of research activities that may include: Evaluation * Develop evaluation plans and research designs to answer specific research questions * Complete and update IRB applications * Design data collection instruments * Collect primary data through surveys, interviews, and focus groups * Analyze qualitative and quantitative data, including data included in large, administrative data sets * Occasional overnight travel is required Dissemination * Write and submit reports to funders as required * Present research findings to agency administrators and community stakeholders * Present research findings at academic conferences * Write scholarly articles for publication in academic journals * Disseminate research findings through alternate types of communications, including newsletters, research briefs, infographics, webinars, and others (in consultation with the CFRC Director) Grant-writing * Participate in grant applications * Other duties as assigned EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Required: Master's or Doctorate degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other social science. Four years of professional (post-degree) research experience. Experience in a full range of research processes, including conceptualization, design, and evaluation, as evidenced through prior academic publications or research reports. Demonstrated proficiency using various statistical software programs (SPSS, SAS, R, STATA, NVivo). Demonstrated discretion in handling confidential and sensitive data is required Preferred: Experience and knowledge of the child welfare field or children's mental health service system is highly preferred. KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, as evidenced by research publications in academic journals or final evaluation reports. Ability to translate and convey complex concepts and research findings to a variety of audiences in both oral and written communications. Ability to work independently and effectively follow through on multiple priorities under deadline pressure. SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION This is a full-time (100%), twelve-month, academic professional position. The position is grant-funded and renewal is contingent upon the availability of funds. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by August 20, 2021. Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume, and the name, address, and phone numbers of three professional references. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the search has closed. For further information about this specific position, contact sw-hr@illinois.edu . You may also visit http://www.socialwork.illinois.edu for additional information. For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility . The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment . RACHELLE R. NICKEY, Ed.M., SHRM-CP Human Resource Associate She/her/hers School of Social Work University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1010 W Nevada St. | M/C 082 Urbana, IL 61801 ph. 217.244.0076 |fax 217.265.6245 rnick01s@illinois.edu socialwork.illinois.edu/ Under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act any written communication to or from university employees regarding university business is a public record and may be subject to public disclosure.

Dear List members: The Children and Family Research Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hiring a research specialist. The description is shown below and can also be found on the University of Illinois Job Board . Please share the information with those who might be interested in this position. We are grateful for your help in spreading the word! -- Satomi Wakita, PhD wakitaillinois.edu Research Data Analyst Children and Family Research Center School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Phone: (217)333-7177 ________________________________ Research Specialist School of Social Work Children and Family Research Center (CFRC) University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Located in Champaign, Illinois The Children and Family Research Center (CFRC) was established in 1996 in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to identify and monitor child welfare service outcomes, conduct program evaluations of key interventions and complete research on critical issues that impact the success of these efforts. The CFRC conducts child welfare program evaluations and promotes evidence-based practices that advance the public mission of ensuring the safety, permanence, and well-being of children in or at risk of substitute care. The CFRC also conducts research in related fields of research such as sexual assault, children's mental health services, implementation science, and predictive analytics. Contributes to the intellectual and scientific development of research studies including the development of proposals, study design, and methods. Collaborates with other researchers to conduct data collection and analysis and assists in the preparation of research reports, presentations, and academic articles. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO . MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Work within a team environment to perform research and evaluation activities that enhance the child welfare and related human service fields, inform state and/or federal policy and practice, and contribute to scientific knowledge about child and family services. Perform a range of research activities that may include: Evaluation * Develop evaluation plans and research designs to answer specific research questions * Complete and update IRB applications * Design data collection instruments * Collect primary data through surveys, interviews, and focus groups * Analyze qualitative and quantitative data, including data included in large, administrative data sets * Occasional overnight travel is required Dissemination * Write and submit reports to funders as required * Present research findings to agency administrators and community stakeholders * Present research findings at academic conferences * Write scholarly articles for publication in academic journals * Disseminate research findings through alternate types of communications, including newsletters, research briefs, infographics, webinars, and others (in consultation with the CFRC Director) Grant-writing * Participate in grant applications * Other duties as assigned EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Required: Master's or Doctorate degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other social science. Four years of professional (post-degree) research experience. Experience in a full range of research processes, including conceptualization, design, and evaluation, as evidenced through prior academic publications or research reports. Demonstrated proficiency using various statistical software programs (SPSS, SAS, R, STATA, NVivo). Demonstrated discretion in handling confidential and sensitive data is required Preferred: Experience and knowledge of the child welfare field or children's mental health service system is highly preferred. KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, as evidenced by research publications in academic journals or final evaluation reports. Ability to translate and convey complex concepts and research findings to a variety of audiences in both oral and written communications. Ability to work independently and effectively follow through on multiple priorities under deadline pressure. SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION This is a full-time (100%), twelve-month, academic professional position. The position is grant-funded and renewal is contingent upon the availability of funds. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by August 20, 2021. Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume, and the name, address, and phone numbers of three professional references. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the search has closed. For further information about this specific position, contact sw-hrillinois.edu . You may also visit http://www.socialwork.illinois.edu for additional information. For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility . The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment . RACHELLE R. NICKEY, Ed.M., SHRM-CP Human Resource Associate She/her/hers School of Social Work University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1010 W Nevada St. | M/C 082 Urbana, IL 61801 ph. 217.244.0076 |fax 217.265.6245 rnick01sillinois.edu socialwork.illinois.edu/ Under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act any written communication to or from university employees regarding university business is a public record and may be subject to public disclosure.