Job Title: Project Coordinator – Limited term


Job Description:

The project coordinator is responsible for the overall day-to-day management of an active research lab, including the management of two large, grant-funded projects.


He or she is responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with local schools and families


• recruiting, scheduling, and retaining participants

• preparing research materials for data collection

• managing the collection and coding of data

• supervising and training all lab members, including undergraduate and graduate student research assistants, temporary staff research assistants, teacher collaborators

• serving as a liaison to any postdoctoral students


He or she will develop, implement, and revise efficient lab-management procedures, including:

• ensuring that the researchers in the lab are following best practices for open and reproducible science

• data management and budget management

• coordination of lab meetings and events

• coordination of hiring and payroll of student workers and temporary staff


He or she will participate in research design, developing coding manuals, and collaborating on research presentations and publications.

This is a two-year, limited term position dependent upon external funding.


Minimum Qualifications :

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Math, Education, or related field with 2-4 years relevant experience OR Master’s degree with at least 1-2 years relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications :

• Must have in-depth knowledge of psychology and/or educational research

• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Pages, and FileMaker Pro

• Must have good technical and computing skills and a good understanding of the scientific method

• Must have good organizational, leadership, and social skills because the individual manages the lab and interacts with schools and community members on behalf of the lab (and Notre Dame)

• Must have good writing skills because the individual writes conference proposals, collaborates on publications and grant progress reports, and writes our lab newsletter

• Strong math skills is also a plus because our research investigates the development of mathematical thinking

• Previous experience as a teacher in preK-12 schools is highly desirable

• Ability to work after-school hours (3:30-6:30 pm) will be necessary

• Proficiency with SPSS, OSF, Photoshop, and R are highly desirable


Special Instructions to Applicants

Department: Psychology (30145)

Family / Sub-Family: Academic Aff / Research – Social/Behavioral

Career Stream/Level: NIC 3 Technician

Department Hiring Pay Range: $15-$18 hourly

Pay ID: Bi-Weekly

FLSA Status: S3 – FT Non-exempt Hourly

Job Category: Office/Clerical

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Days of Week & Hours            

Generally Monday – Friday

May vary depending on participant’s schedule


Schedule: Hours/Week  40/52

Schedule: # of months   12


The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Job Closing Date              06/09/2021

Posting Type      Open To All Applicants

Posting Number              S21434

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