Program Assistant
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC

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The Carolina Institute for Public Policy is seeking an Administrator Officer II to coordinate and execute the administrative duties necessary to implement the fieldwork activities for the Race to the Top Evaluation and the Teacher Quality Program Evaluation projects. Context: The Carolina Institute for Public Policy ( CIPP ) is comprised of a multi-disciplinary research team, with a strong presence in education policy research. Two current projects within CIPP , the evaluation of North Carolina’s Race to the Top grant, and the evaluation of the Eastern Carolina University’s Teacher Quality Program grant, have facilitated a significant expansion of CIPP’s qualitative fieldwork. These projects require, and have funding to support, an administrative officer who is responsible for recruiting schools into the evaluation studies, coordinating over 180 site visits and schedules across multiple ongoing projects with staff housed in three separate institutions ( UNC -CH, NC State, and UNC -Greensboro). This position will also require becoming trained and certified in the CLASS observation tool and will participate in fieldwork for both projects as needed. The Administrative Officer will oversee all logistics of this work including monitoring time lines, progress reports, travel arrangements, and reimbursements.

Education and Experience

Graduation from a four-year college or university and three years of experience in personnel, budgeting,

research, or administrative management, preferably involving participation in the planning and

management of a business or governmental program; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration.
  • Considerable knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, and equipment.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in establishing, applying, and interpreting policies and
procedures.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency personnel, officials, and the general public.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Stimulus/ARRA Funded
No

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