Research Specialist, Health and Science Grant
Norwalk Community College - Norwalk, CT

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A Bachelor’s degree in health or science related discipline and two (2) or more years of data analysis experience of major projects, preferably to include some experience or knowledge of the federal grant management process. Incumbents are required to have demonstrated professional competence in the following areas:
 Relevant experience or knowledge of post-award grant management, preferably DOL grants
 Ability to conduct analyses of quantitative and qualitative data and written reports, and to disseminate findings from program evaluations;
 Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) or similar products;
 Experience in data analysis
 Knowledge of the grant management processes;
 Effective oral and written communication.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their experience has prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and to provide appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Responsibilities

Norwalk Community College (consortium applicant) received a US Department of Labor (US DOL) grant “Connecticut Health and Life Science Career Initiative” (HL-SCI). The purpose of the grant is to utilize three evidence-based program strategies to provide certifications, industry-recognized credentials, and Associate degrees to prepared veterans, Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)-impacted, dislocated and other under-employed workers for careers in growing health and life sciences occupations. Strategies to meet the goal include curriculum innovation, prior learning assessment, and recruitment and placement services. The Consortium, consisting of Norwalk, Capital, Gateway, Manchester and Middlesex Community Colleges, Charter Oak State College and Eastern CT State University will partner with Connecticut business, industry, health care organizations, workforce investment boards, and education. The Research Specialist reports to the Grant Project Director and will provide administrative support to the Project Director and oversee reporting requirements for $12.1 million dollar grant. The incumbent will be responsible for managing the collection, extraction, analysis and distribution of grant data used for internal and external reports and evaluations.

Minimum Salary

$53,111 approximate annual salary and full benefits package.

Hours

Office

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references and a BOT Employment application to:

Human Resources Office
Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854-1665

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