Project Coordinator

The Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to support the NCAPPS team that leads systems-change projects to improve the quality of long-term services and supports. The ideal candidate will be someone who is deeply interested in the design and implementation of effective, equitable, and person-centered health and human service systems, who enjoys working as part of a team, who communicates clearly, and who enjoys developing and maintaining positive relationships with consultants, collaborators, and coworkers.
 
HSRI believes that the lived experiences and perspectives of people with disabilities are essential for transformational change, and they use both racial equity and intersectional frameworks to help develop strategies and solutions that are grounded in the realities of people’s experiences. HSRI highly values the knowledge and understanding of job seekers impacted by intersectionality, and they encourage people with lived experience of disability, intersectional identities, and/or direct personal experience with long-term service and supports systems to apply.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Track and maintain project timelines and deliverables
  • Facilitate communications with project stakeholders both internal and external
  • Assist in preparing presentation materials, reports, and briefs
  • Schedule and coordinate public events including webinars
  • Manage scheduling, agendas, and notes for internal and external meetings
  • Coordinate communications including website content and social media activities
  • Maintain project records and files
  • Complete routine reporting to funders
  • Proofread, fact check, and perform other editorial tasks

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and categorize data (both qualitative and quantitative) and documents
  • Create interview transcripts and summaries
  • Gather information through literature reviews and searches
  • Participate in team development activities and proposal writing
  • Possibly present at conferences and meetings
  • Possibly provide technical assistance and training related to policy and/or research and evaluation activities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • BA/BS in a business, public health, or a social science discipline or equivalent and 2-4 years or more of work experience 
  • Intermediate skills in Excel (e.g., creating and editing graphs and formulas, creating pivot tables)
  • Intermediate skills in Word and PowerPoint, such as formatting and graphics
  • Basic skills in video editing and production
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and in writing
  • Experience synthesizing research literature for diverse audiences
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong commitment to high-quality work
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills in project management
  • Intermediate skills and experience in video editing and production
  • Intermediate skills and experience in graphic design
  • Experience ensuring that print and web-based materials are accessible and 508 compliant 
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Organization: 
The Human Services Research Institute (HSRI)
City: 
Cambridge
State: 
MA
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Date Closing: 
Friday, October 29, 2021
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time