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Project Manager

Position Details
Employee Type AP-Administrative Professional
University Title Social Scientific Assistant
Working Title Project Manager
College/Area Office of Research
Department Social and Economic Science Research Center Position Number 69451
Hiring Unit SESRC
Work Location Pullman, WA 99164

Additional Information: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.
Summary of Duties: The Project Manager for the Social & Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC) is responsible for leading data mining and analysis, managing survey research projects including client interaction, survey design and implementation, effectively communicating with other staff members about project requirements, and collaborating with the director and senior officials of the SESRC.

Required Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral science, business or economics discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. Additional Requirements: Knowledge and experience with statistical software and database management software. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree, Quantitative and Qualitative Research experience, Data Mining Experience, Experience analyzing large data sets, Experience in Machine Learning, Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deadlines, High Performance Computing experience, Cloud Computing platform experience, Experience in writing interpretive reports.

Appointment Status: Temporary
Job Appointment (FTE %): 100%
Position Term in Months: 12
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Special Instructions to Applicants: Position will be open until filled. Review of applications will begin on May 14, 2018. Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.

Apply Online: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/38067

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