Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Coordinator II

Position ID: 44792
Georgia State University
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Urban Studies Institute
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Research Coordinator II
Job Description: 

Sponsor Funded Professional - Research Coordinator II - 19001311

The Urban Studies Institute (USI) has developed an ambitious plan to prioritize environmental sustainability with an interdisciplinary reach. The Institute is housed in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, ranked among the Best Graduate Schools for Public Affairs in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report. Its students, alumni, and faculty work to advance economic opportunity, human rights, and social justice around the world. Georgia State University is a major urban institution with more than 50,000 students. GSU is recognized as a national leader in student success and in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked GSU as the 2nd most innovative school in the nation. 

Join USI's dynamic group as a part-time Research Coordinator II at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. This position will contribute to our research agenda related to sustainability, climate change, and resilience. As a research coordinator, you will work with our team here, in addition to other university partners and international collaborators as part of the UREx SRN network. 

Job Duties:

  • Administrative tasks may include scheduling meetings, booking travel, processing reimbursements
  • Research support may include collection of data, draft reports, documentation for institutional compliance
  • Communication/Events Planning tasks may include research event logistics, survey deployment, virtual meetings, etc. 

Essential Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Report writing experience
  • Project Management experience & ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor. 


  • Master's degree in assigned research area
  • A combination of education and related experience

College/Business Unit: Andrew Young School of Policy Studies 

Department: Urban Studies Institute 

Location: Atlanta Campus 

Shift: 8:30 a.m.- 5:15 p.m. 

Salary : $23,738 

Pay Grade: 12 

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Job Type: Part-Time (Partial Benefits Eligible) 

Job Posting: 11/12/19, 8:42:04 AM 

Closing Date: Open until filled 

Preferred Hiring Qualifications: 

  • Master's degree in social sciences or research related field
  • Database experience
  • Survey software experience
  • Translational research experience 
  • Certificate in project management 

Special Instructions: 

The application must include:

  • A cover letter
  • Names, affiliations, and email addresses of three referees
  • A current resume

Review of applications will start on November 18 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, visit our website at urbaninstitute.gsu.edu or send inquiries to urban@gsu.edu.

Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed without prior notice or before the posting expires.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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Administrative Support (Admin code)
Events and/or Meeting Planning (Admin code)
Project Management
Social Sciences, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
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Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu


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